Fantasy & Gothic Blog

FLAME TREE PRESS | February Releases | Megan Hart Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with our series of Q&As to celebrate our February releases, today we are talking to Russell James! He talked to us about his new book, The Playing Card Killer, his inspirations and his advice for new writers. You can find The Playing Card Killer on our website.

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | February Releases | Russell James Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with our series of Q&As to celebrate our February releases, today we are talking to Russell James! He talked to us about his new book, The Playing Card Killer, his inspirations and his advice for new writers. You can find The Playing Card Killer on our website.

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

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

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Our new Cosy Crime Short Stories anthology is now available to buy from our website and includes work by both contemporary authors and classic authors from the genre, including G.K. Chesterton and Arthur Conan Doyle. In the first part of this Q&A with some of its authors, we discovered some of the ideas that led to the stories featured in the book. For this next instalment of the Q&A, the authors speak more about their writing and also provide a few more names for your reading list in telling us which other stories from the genre they’ve enjoyed!

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Cosy Crime, Q&A

Cosy Crime | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Cosy Crime Short Stories is the latest anthology in our Gothic Fantasy series, combining a selection of classic murder mysteries and contemporary tales inspired by the theme. With the book available to buy now, we asked the modern authors a few questions about their work: see below for a fascinating insight into some of the included stories and the ideas that led to their creation!

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Q&A, Cosy Crime

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

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

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

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

Lost Souls | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Last week saw authors from our upcoming Lost Souls anthology reveal the inspirations behind their story in the book. The collection, due to make its appearance in the world in the next couple of weeks, complements the selection of new writers with classic masters from the genre such as M.R. James, F. Marion Crawford, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and more. In this second part of the Author Q&A, we asked authors from the anthology to share which existing ‘Lost Souls’ tales they like best, and what sorts of processes they use to produce their own work:

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Topics: lost souls, Q&A, Gothic Fantasy, Interview

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