Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Footsteps in the Dark | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Last week, authors from our new Footsteps in the Dark short story collection spoke a little about the inspirations behind their contributions to the book. Today, they offer insight into their writing processes and provide reading and watching recommendations for others on the hunt for atmospheric stories in this genre. In keeping with the rest of the books in this series, Footsteps in the Dark consists of classic fiction as well as modern fiction, including such greats as Bram Stoker, Edith Wharton, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Gertrude Atherton, Robert Louis Stevenson, E.F. Benson, M.R. James and many more… If the author suggestions below give you appetite for speculative fiction be sure to check out the tales in Footsteps in the Dark, link at the bottom of this page!

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 5

Posted by Maria Tissot

Welcome back the last part of our author-focused After Sundown blog series! Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 4

Posted by Maria Tissot

Welcome back to Part 4 of our author-focused After Sundown blog! Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 3

Posted by Maria Tissot

Welcome back to Part 3 of our author-focused After Sundown blog! Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 2

Posted by Maria Tissot

Welcome back to Part 2 of our author-focused After Sundown blog! Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 1

Posted by Maria Tissot

Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

After Sundown | Horror Anthology Announcement

Posted by Maria Tissot
We’re delighted to present the contents list for our upcoming FLAME TREE PRESS Horror anthology, After Sundown, in collaboration with the editor Mark Morris. Available from October 2020 (in time for Halloween!), this new anthology contains 20 original horror stories, 16 of which have been commissioned from some of the top names in the genre, and 4 of which have been selected from the 100s of stories sent to Flame Tree during a 2-week open submissions window. It is the first of what will hopefully become an annual, non-themed horror anthology of entirely original stories, showcasing the very best short fiction that the genre has to offer.
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Topics: Short Stories, short fiction, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

FLAME TREE PRESS | September Releases | David Tallerman Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the last of this month's Q&As with our September authors, we have David Tallerman. He talks about some of his writing spots, a few influences of the book and what's to come!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Haunted House

FLAME TREE PRESS | September Releases | D.W. Gillespie Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

For today's August author Q&A, we have D.W. Gillespie. He will be talking about what some of the influences of his book, One by One, and talk of haunted houses! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more Q&As!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Haunted House

Short Story Submissions: Haunted House | Cosy Crime

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THESE ANTHOLOGIES

We're excited to open for submissions to the first two of four anthologies set for publication in 2019: Haunted House and Cosy Crime. These will join a thriving list of Gothic Fantasy titles, including Supernatural Horror, Robots & Artificial Intelligence, Dystopia Utopia, 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.

Submit by email to 2018@flametreepublishing.com

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, crime,, horror

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