Fantasy & Gothic Blog

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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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