Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Stoker's Wilde longlisted for The Guardian's 'Not the Booker' Prize - How to Vote

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are so excited to announce that Stoker's Wilde, by Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi has been longlisted for this year's Not the Booker prize! Three books will be chosen from the list by popular vote, with three others being added by the judges, so we really need your vote! As the voting system is not a simple 'click here to vote', we thought we'd give you a step-by-step on how to vote!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, book prize

Horror Fiction History | Zombies

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

The history of zombies in horror fiction is a long and intriguing one. From their use as a threat or weapon to their emergence as an archetype horror villain in their own right, zombies have been a force to be reckoned with. In this week’s blog we take a look at the development of zombies in horror and some key examples that shaped our view of the zombie sub-genre.

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Topics: Zombies, gothic horror, Horror Fiction History

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Maria Tissot

We have some great titles coming out in the next few months, so we wanted to talk about them here! We have yet another amazing Flame Tree Horror from Jonathan Janz and from JG Faherty. We also have a new Thriller/Crime novel from Faye Snowden being released soon! Check out today's blog for more details about everything we have coming up over the next couple of months!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, crime fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Tim Waggoner Q&A

Posted by Maria Tissot

In the last of this month's Q&As with our July authors, we have Tim Waggoner. He talks the best and worse things about being an author, his inspirations and writing advice! 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Kenneth Bromberg Q&A

Posted by Maria Tissot

For today's July author Q&A, we have Kenneth Bromberg. He talked about inspirations for American Dreams and what's next! Make sure you check in for more Q&As with the authors of our July releases. 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles

FLAME TREE PRESS | July Releases | Jonathan Janz Q&A

Posted by Maria Tissot

Starting this month's author Q&As, we have Jonathan Janz. He talks about his favourite satyr stories, influences of the book and what's to come! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Jonathan Janz

Short Story Submissions: Detective Thrillers | A Dying Planet

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are now open for submissions for two exciting new anthologies: Detective Thrillers and A Dying Planet. Due to be published in early 2020, these add to our Gothic Fantasy series, which includes existing titles like Supernatural HorrorRobots & Artificial IntelligenceDystopia Utopia, American Gothic 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.

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, submissions

FLAME TREE PRESS | June Releases | Jonathan Janz Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

 Continuing with the Q&As with the authors of our June releases, today we are talking to Jonathan Janz. He talked about his inspirations for writing, what his favourite Gothic books are and what it takes to make it as a successful writer!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Q&A, Flame Tree Press Authors

FLAME TREE PRESS | June Releases | Andrew Post Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Setting of this month's Q&As with the authors of our June releases we have Andrew Post. He talked about character influences, writing advice and what's to come! Make sure you check back in each day this week for more Q&As with the authors of our June releases!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Q&A, Author Interview, Flame Tree Press Authors

FLAME TREE PRESS | June Releases | John Everson Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Continuing with the authors of our June releases we have John Everson. He talked about what inspires him, writing advice and what's to come! Make sure you check back in each day this week for more Q&As with the authors of our June releases!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Q&A, Author Interview, Flame Tree Press Authors

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