This week, Steve looks at a supernatural murder mystery historical romance—if you can believe that label—and an anthology of original modern horror stories. He enjoyed both of them—will your mileage vary?
Steve’s second Halloween column this month, in which he tries to do teeny-tiny reviews of 27 movies. Let us know if he succeeds or falls flat on his face.
In this first of three Halloween-y columns examining several media adaptations of Stephen King works, Steve talks about the new movie, and what’s wrong with IT.
Audio books may not make print obsolete, but they are a growing market that independent authors should consider.
I have recently edited a new anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories about fantastical flora. The book, Improbable Botany, features authors who between them have won the Arthur C Clarke, British Science Fiction Association, John W. Campbell Memorial, Philip K. Dick, Nebula and Prometheus Awards, and been nominated for many more. The writers are: […]
Valerie And Her Week Of Wonders, Morgiana, and Psycho with a live orchestra, this week in London!
This week, Steve shares his love of 3D. How do YOU feel about 3D?
Upon release in 2002 the film Minority Report, nominally based on a story by Philip K. Dick, received almost universally ecstatic reviews. I was among the minority of dissenting voices, and what follows, my minority retort
Considering the forthcoming new film adaptations of Daphne du Maurier’s The Birds and Rebecca, and the shadow of Alfred Hitchcock…
The Man Who Haunted Himself is, as the title suggests, both a ghost and a doppelgänger story
What I enjoy so much about these stories is Mr. Brennan’s economy of word, sense of place and strong mood
We’re going to take a break from all the philosophizing for a minute – there’s just too much news in the horror universe right now! We’ll get back to the textbooks soon, I promise. Amazing Stories will bring you the most current news, as well as looking at classics and masterpieces. We’re looking for all […]
When Forbidden Planet came back out way back in 1956, it was on the cutting edge of animation, and lots of people were talking about how it showed things on film which hadn’t been seen before. It’s the story of how explorers find a man shipwrecked on his planet with his daughter for years. […]
Where Do I Look?: How to find short fiction markets Welcome back. This is the eighth in my (mostly) weekly series of posts on how to market and sell short fiction. This series is written in a specific sequence, with each post building on earlier ones, so if you haven’t already, please read my earlier […]