Fantasy & Gothic Blog

FLAME TREE PRESS | October Releases | John Everson Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up in our October author Q&As we have John Everson, author of Voodoo Heart. Hear all about his continuing fascination with supernatural themes and what makes this novel so different to his others! Be sure to check in tomorrow for October's final Q&A!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | October Releases | Frazer Lee Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up in our October author Q&As we have Frazer Lee, author of Greyfriars Reformatory. He lets us know what the book is all about, some of its themes and what influenced him to write it! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

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

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the first of this month's Q&As with our October authors, we have Russell James, author of The Portal. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, who he based his characters on and what he's working on now! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up for our August author Q&As we have Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi, authors of Stoker's Wilde West. They have some advice for new writers, share who influenced them in writing the book and the difference between writing the sequel and the original Stoker's Wilde! Be sure to check in later for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | Jason Parent Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up for our August author Q&As we have Jason Parent, author of The Apocalypse Strain. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, whether he listens to music whilst writing and advice for new writers! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | JG Faherty Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the first of this month's Q&As with our August authors, we have JG Faherty, author of Sins of the Father. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, who he based his characters on and advice for new writers! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | May Releases | Glenn Rolfe Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the second of our Q&As with our May authors, we have Glenn Rolfe, author of Until Summer Comes Around. He discusses what he thinks makes a good horror story, which horror author has had the biggest influence on his writing and what scares him the most! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

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

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the first of this month's Q&As with our May authors, we have Brian Moreland, author of Tomb of Gods. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, who he based his characters on and advice for new writers! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

Horror Fiction History | Christmas

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Christmas has long been a time for joy and goodwill to all but it has also become popular within horror fiction. In this week’s blog we look at some of the best examples of Christmas horror and discuss why the Yuletide period makes such an interesting excellent device for fiction.

 

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Topics: Horror Fiction History

Horror Fiction History | Zombies

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

The history of zombies in horror fiction is a long and intriguing one. From their use as a threat or weapon to their emergence as an archetype horror villain in their own right, zombies have been a force to be reckoned with. In this week’s blog we take a look at the development of zombies in horror and some key examples that shaped our view of the zombie sub-genre.

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Topics: Zombies, gothic horror, Horror Fiction History

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