Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Flame Tree Press | October Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

With the success of our September titles and the launch of our three new October ones, we are looking ahead toward November and January. There are still four more releases from Flame Tree Press in 2018 followed by three more in January of 2019. Take a look at whats coming up over the next couple of months with this short rundown of the upcoming titles from Flame Tree Press!

 

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Flame Tree Press | October Releases | The Books

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

The release day is finally here! The three October releases from FLAME TREE PRESS are now available in Hardback, Paperback, Audiobook and eBook formats. From sci-fiand fantasy to crime and horror, check out the descriptions below to find out which of the new FLAME TREE PRESS September releases are perfect for you...

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Flame Tree Press | October Releases | The Authors

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

FLAME TREE PRESS is the trade fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing, with editorial offices in both London and New York. We publish globally in the English language, in print and ebook formats and audiobook, with a focus on excellent writing in horror and the supernatural, crime and mystery thrillers, and science fiction and fantasy. Our aim is to explore beyond the boundaries of the everyday, finding new pathways for the imagination, with tales from both award-winners and original voices. This month, there are three books arriving in Hardback, Paperback, Audiobook and eBook on Thursday October 18th and in todays blog we are meeting the writers behind the books!

 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press Authors, flame tree press, october releases

Film Review: Mile 22

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

The new action thriller, Mile 22, centres on an elite secret service team who carry out secret operations in what is intended to be a very secret manner but never seems to end up being that secret. The elite nature of this team is touted throughout the film but how does it fair when a mission doesn’t quite go to plan? 

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Short Story Submissions: American Gothic | Urban Crime

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We're excited to now open for submissions to the next two anthologies set for 2019 publication: American Gothic and Urban Crime. These will join a thriving list of Gothic Fantasy titles, including Supernatural HorrorRobots & Artificial IntelligenceDystopia Utopia, and more. Again, we are looking for around twenty to thirty short stories by contemporary writers to complement a selection of classic tales in these anthologies. We are keen to encourage new writers, without prejudice to age, background or previous publication history. It’s the story that matters, and the quality of writing.

Submit by email to 2018@flametreepublishing.com

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, urban crime, american gothic, call for submissions

Film Review: A Simple Favour

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

The latest film from Paul Feig sees him take on a rather different genre to his usual fair. This genuine thriller, featuring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively as its leads, is full of the comedy you would expect from Feig’s films without sacrificing the tension of the story. 

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Robots & AI | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Last week, in Part 1 of the Robots & Artificial Intelligence Q&A, authors revealed the ideas that spawned their stories in our Robots & Artificial Intelligence anthologyAs with the companion volume Lost Souls (see the Q&As with those authors here and here), the Robots & AI anthology consists of a healthy mix of old and new stories, with formative tales from the genre complementing the work of contemporary authors. Here, some of those newer authors share which Robots & AI stories have influenced them the most, as well as casting light on their various approaches to story composition...

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Topics: Q&A, interview, robots, Gothic Fantasy

Robots & AI | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Our latest anthology to hit the shelves, Robots & Artificial Intelligence, features stories packed with philosophy, humour, sadness and humanity. Questions surrounding the nature of sentience and the risks and rewards of technological advancements give rise to a range of imaginative tales, set in worlds not far removed from the present day. This first part of a Q&A with the anthology's authors gives us fascinating insight into the thought-provoking story ideas that form the core of the Robots & Artificial Intelligence anthology theme.

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Topics: author interview, Q&A, robots, Gothic Fantasy

Gothic Fantasy: Successful Submissions | Haunted House; Cosy Crime

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re pleased to announce the line-up for the latest short story anthologies in our Gothic Fantasy series: Haunted House, and Cosy Crime. With over 800 submissions received in response to our call for stories, last month was a busy one! We’re delighted with the final selection and, whether it’s the thrill of a spooky story or the comfort of a classic whodunit, this is a list of stories to settle down with as the nights begin to draw in. Haunted House, with its ghastly ghouls, drifting souls and charming poltergeists, pairs with the armchair detectives and gentle puzzles of Cosy Crime for a January 2019 release, with the following exciting mix of contemporary and classic authors:

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, short stories, cosy crime, haunted house

Flame Tree Press | Upcoming Releases | October, November & December

Posted by Matteo MIddlemiss

The launch list for 2018 brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices. We're so happy with the launch of our September titles and we are so glad that so many people are loving the books, but there's more to come this year. There are still seven more titles being released by FLAME TREE PRESS in 2018 so we thought we would give you a short rundown of the titles still to come this year and when they will be arriving...

 

 

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