And then Joe McDermott at Vernacular Books reached out to me. He said, “I want you to be part of my anthology, The Way of the Laser, an anthology of near-future crime stories.” I’m usually not a fast writer. The idea was rather terrifying. I knew I’d need a crutch. So I went back through my Unfinished Projects folder and I grabbed my Driesch document.
Harris has a number of interesting things to say (he’s an interesting guy) but his take on why children’s toys are scary was particularly intriguing and, if you don’t know what a Künstleroman and künstmärchen are, you’ll want to read on.
Paul Semel interviews author of Velocity Blues, Clifford Royal Johns, and a chance to win a signed copy of the book.
Clifford Royal Johns’ hyper adrenalized new novel, Velocity Blues, drops tomorrow. Here what Cliff has to say about his new book, then enter the giveaway!
By Matt Switliski Clifford Royal Johns has published stories in anthologies and magazines such as Shimmer, Crossed Genres, Mystery Weekly, and Electric Spec. “Forget Me Not” was a 2008 finalist for the Derringer Award, which recognizes short mystery fiction. Grand… Read More ›
By Matt Switliski Julie C. Day has published fiction in magazines such as Interzone, PodCastle, Electric Velocipede, and Farrago’s Wainscot, among others. Her debut short story collection Uncommon Miracles was released by PS Publishing in 2018, and her 2019 novella… Read More ›
In preparation for the exciting release of our second anthology, EVIL IN TECHNICOLOR, I had a chance to chat with award-winning author A. C. Wise, whose piece “A Thousand Faces Minus One” explores the subtle and dangerous ways people connect… Read More ›
In preparation for the exciting new anthology, EVIL IN TECHNICOLOR, coming out on October 1, of this year, we had an opportunity to sit down with Stina Leicht, author of the acclaimed Malorum Gates series, and the forthcoming feminist space… Read More ›
In our continuing series of mini-interviews, we talk with authors who have a story in our forthcoming collection WAY OF THE LASER: FUTURE CRIME STORIES, recently reviewed positively by ALA Booklist! Today, we talk to Julie C. Day, author of “Speculative Execution”. and… Read More ›
Marie Vibbert Talks about “Sister Thrush” from The Way of the Laser and her forthcoming novel, Galactic Hellcats
In our continuing series of mini-interviews, we talk with authors who have a story in our forthcoming collection WAY OF THE LASER: FUTURE CRIME STORIES, recently reviewed positively by ALA Booklist! Today, we talk to Marie Vibbert, author of “Sister Thrush” and a… Read More ›