Friday, 25 January 2008
Is anybody reading this? Probably not. But just in case, I am working on ST13 and think it should be ready for the printer at the end of February. So far stories to be included include works by Tina Rath, Adam Golaski and Katherine Haynes - all 'old stagers' at ST. Writers new to the magazine include the mysterious Richard Marlowe, the outrageous Luce Morales, the radically poetic Kiel Stuart, and the fairly normal Brian J. Showers. So there. The stories represent a mixture of traditional ghostly tales and more modern, daring, cutting edge, bleeding fringe stuff. Dear me yes. And there'll be reviews, too, plus the result of the amazing 25 quid voters' poll for best story in ST11. Blimey.
Monday, 7 January 2008
Those lovely people at the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society have done (or are doing it) again. After the silent triumph that was The Call of Cthulhu, is the world ready for The Whisperer in Darkness? Well, I certainly am. There's a spiffing trailer at the HPLHS site. It takes a good while to download (on my slow broadband, anyway), but is worth it. Watch out for the Edison-style cylinder recorder and some very good feline method acting. The link is:
h/t Steve Duffy
I paused in my reading of this fascinating book to make a note of this remark by one key character: "When Hegel called Giordano Bruno &...