Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Urban Crime | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices (Clone)

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Urban Crime, our latest short story anthology combining new and classic fiction on the theme, is available to buy now worldwide! Last week, authors from the book took time to tell us about the inspiration behind their story in the collection (see Part 1 of the Q&A here). Now, they reveal which tales from the genre have influenced them the most, and shed light on their own approaches to putting story ideas down.

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Topics: Short Stories, Cosy Crime, Urban Crime, American Gothic, Detective Mysteries

Urban Crime | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Urban Crime, our latest short story anthology combining new and classic fiction on the theme, is available to buy now worldwide! Last week, authors from the book took time to tell us about the inspiration behind their story in the collection (see Part 1 of the Q&A here). Now, they reveal which tales from the genre have influenced them the most, and shed light on their own approaches to putting story ideas down.

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Topics: Short Stories, Cosy Crime, Urban Crime, American Gothic, Detective Mysteries

FLAME TREE PRESS | May Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

We have so many great new titles coming out over the next couple of months, so we wanted to take a moment to talk about them! We've got brand new horror from award winning authors, an amazing new crime thriller from a first time author and some brilliant new to Flame Tree titles as well! Check out today's blog for more details about everything we have in store for you over the next couple of months!

 

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

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

Posted by Molly Rosevear

 Continuing with the Q&As with the authors of our May 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 | May Releases | Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

It's release day for our May titles! We are very excited to share this great Q&A with the amazing writing team of Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi. They talked to us about their new book, Stoker's Wilde, researching historical figures and their inspirations! Make sure you check in throughout this week for new Q&As with the other authors of our May titles.

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

Urban Crime | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Our latest short story anthology, Urban Crime, packs shady characters with thrilling storytelling. Whether the setting is Paris, London, New York or San Francisco, cities around the globe provide the gritty backdrop to an underground world of dark intentions, in a collection that combines new and classic writers in the genre. Here to celebrate the book’s release, some of the authors tell us what inspired their featured tales:

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, Urban Crime

FLAME TREE PRESS | May Releases | Brian Pinkerton Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with the Q&As with the authors of our May releases, today we are talking to Brian Pinkerton. He talked about his history with writing, went deep on his approach to building stories and characters and why dark fantasy intrigues him! Make sure you check back in each day this week for more Q&As with the authors of our May releases!

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | May Releases | Hunter Shea Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

To celebrate the launch of our May releases we are posting Q&As with all four authors. Today we are talking to Hunter Shea about his book Ghost Mine (which some of you may remember as Hellhole) his inspirations and what it's like to work with Don D'Auria. Make sure you check in for the other Q&As we will be posting on the blog this week!

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

American Gothic | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Our American Gothic anthology harbours tales from the genre’s early roots to the modern day. Including contemporary work alongside much-loved classic authors such as Shirley Jackson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Flannery O’Connor, the collection promises a feast of fascinating stories on the theme. Last week some of the authors from the anthology spoke about the inspiration behind their story in the book; now, they tell us how they set about the task of writing, and add to our reading lists by revealing their favourite American Gothic tales...

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Author Interview, American Gothic

American Gothic | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Now available to buy, American Gothic and Urban Crime are the two latest anthologies to join the ranks of our popular Gothic Fantasy titles. In keeping with the rest of the series, the collections combine themed short stories by contemporary writers with older texts that have helped shape the genres as we know them today. As a way to introduce the fascinating mix of stories at work in American Gothic, we asked the modern authors to reveal how the germ of their story ideas took root...

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Q&A, Author Interview, American Gothic

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