NEW NOVEL!!! SPRING ‘23!!! Set hundreds of years after the events of Pennyblade, a theatre manager/bastard brother of the king deals with rumours of a very real folktale murderer and a building whose very existence corrupts the minds of those who see or hear about it. Set in the world of Pennyblade, Becken Keep is […]Read more "NEW FANTASY NOVEL, ‘THE KEEP WITHIN’, Spring ‘23 from Titan Books!"
I watched In The Earth (2021 Dir. Ben Wheatley)last night, a film entirely written rehearsed and filmed during the lockdown. It’s genre brilliance lies in simultaneously being a folk-horror and a science fiction, so it was right up my street (Some of you more venerable UK Salonites may recall The Stone Tapes and Children Of […]Read more "What I’m Watching: In The Earth (2021)"
Erika Price is an independent comic writer-artist whose work is as experimental as it is visually startling, straddling the line between body horror and outsider art. Ever gracious, Erika agreed to answer some of my questions… JLW: Your Disorder series is described as ‘dark and surreal short horror comics created as art therapy’. Does horror […]Read more "Author Interview: Erika Price"
This spooky-wonderful illustration by @AbzJHarding came up in my Twitter feed a few days back. The artist says that their grandmother would tell them to go to bed or ‘the Nine O’Clock horses would come to get us’. This wasn’t news to me. When I was a kid my mother would too say ‘come on, upstairs, or […]Read more "What The Heck *ARE* The Nine O’Clock Horses Anyway?"