Fantasy & Gothic Blog

FLAME TREE PRESS | April Releases | P.D. Cacek Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing in our launch week Q&As for our April releases, we talked to P.D. Cacek! She told us about her new book, Second Lives, her advice for new writers and the art of being edited!

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | April Releases | Jonathan Janz

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Today marks the release of our April titles! To celebrate, we've got a great Q&A with Jonathan Janz, author of the The Dark Game. He talked to us about his new book, his inspirations, his writing practices and his advice for being edited! 

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | April Releases | Ramsey Campbell Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

This week marks the launch of three new titles for Flame Tree Press. We have brand new horror from Jonathan Janz and his book The Dark Game. We also have an amazing new novel from P.D. Cacek with Second Lives so make sure to look out for Q&As with both of those authors this week! Today we are looking at The Hungry Moon from Ramsey Campbell, a new to Flame Tree horror novel. Check out what Ramsey thinks of the book, why he writes horror and how he responds to people that say there's too much horror in the world already!

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

Haunted House | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re delighted to announce the publication of our latest themed short story collections: Haunted House and Cosy Crime! Like the rest of the books in our Gothic Fantasy series they contain a mix of old and new stories from the genre, and a real variety of takes on the themes. In celebration of the release of these books, we asked the authors to say a little about their work and inspirations, and for this first instalment the Haunted House authors tell us how they came up with the idea for their selected story. See below for a taster of what’s to come in the spooky Haunted House tome...

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Author Interview, Haunted House

Flame Tree Press | November Releases | Adrian Laing Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with our series of author Q&As, we turn to the writer of Kosmos, Adrian Laing. He talked to us about influences, writing practices and what’s in store for the readers of Kosmos!

 

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

Flame Tree Press | November Releases | Jonathan Janz Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

This week marks the international release of The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz, Kosmos by Adrian Laing, Night Shift by Robin Triggs and Think Your Self Lucky by Ramsey Campbell. All four books will be available in paperback, hardback, audio book and eBook from the 30th of November! To celebrate we are posting Q&As with all the authors and today it's Jonathan Janz. 

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

Flame Tree Press | November Titles UK Release | Robin Triggs Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

To mark the UK release of Think Your Self Lucky by Ramsey Campbell and Night Shift by Robin Triggs, we are posting a Q&A with each author! Yesterday we heard from Ramsey Campbell and n today’s blog we are talking to Robin Triggs about Night Shift, his influences and what’s coming next. 

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

Flame Tree Press | November Titles UK Release | Ramsey Campbell Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

To celebrate the UK release of Think Your Self Lucky from Ramsey Campbell we thought we’d post a Q&A with the man himself. Learn about the book, his advice for writers and why he writes horror in the first of our blogs for the UK release of Campbell’s Think Your Self Lucky and Night Shift by Robin Triggs.

 

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

Flame Tree Press | Halloween | Our Authors on Writing Horror

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

To celebrate Halloween week we are going to be posting a few blog posts on different aspects of horror fiction. Since we understand that readers are also often writers, we thought we could kick it off with a quick conversation with our horror authors on why they started writing horror and what their main influences were. 

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Topics: Author Interview, Flame Tree Press Authors, Halloween

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: Gothic Fantasy, robots, Q&A, Author Interview

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