Nigel Kneale News

The great news we have today is that Mark Gatiss, as well as being interviewed in the book, will also be providing the Foreword at the suggestion of Judith Kerr. As many of you know, Mark was kind enough to write something for The Christmas Ghost Stories of Lawrence Gordon Clark, and we certainly weren’t expecting him … Continue reading

Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Launch on Saturday!

Just three days from now, The Spectral Book of Horror Stories will be launched at 12 noon at FantasyCon 2014 at the Royal York Hotel, York. About half of the contributors will be there to sign it, so it should be a great little event – if you’re attending we will see you there! ON THE TOUR … Continue reading

01:09:2014 – Nigel Kneale contributors revealed

And so, as promised, today we reveal the list of contributors to We are the Martians: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale – and what a line-up it is! Feast you eyes on the below: Mark Morris (Toady, The Immaculate, Stitch… Editor –  Cinemacabre and The Spectral Book of Horror Stories.) Stephen Volk (Ghostwatch, Afterlife. The Awakening and Whitstable). Stephen Laws … Continue reading

29:08:2014 – Nigel Kneale book teaser

In the latter half of next year, Spectral Press will be publishing a book which will look at the influence of the great British genre innovators, responsible for writing some of the most groundbreaking science fiction and horror television of the fifties, sixties, and seventies: We are the Martians – The Legacy of Nigel Kneale, … Continue reading

25:08:2014 – Interview, review, and news

On this Monday morning, which is a Bank Holiday for us here in the UK, we present the final mini-interview of contributors to Spectral’s forthcoming The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, conducted by Angela Slatter. So, who’s the lucky person featured today? Well, it’s Simon Marshall-Jones, the erstwhile publisher/editor/El Presidente/Dictator for Life of Spectral itself. What … Continue reading

22:08:2014 – mini-interview and news

It’s Friday, the one day everybody agrees is the best day of the week, because the weekend is here! It also means that it’s time for another one of Angela Slatter’s mini-interviews of contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, and today she talks to herself about her story The October Widow. You can read it … Continue reading

20:08:2014 – Stephen Laws gets the Slatter treatment

Mid-week yet again, and time once more for one of Angela Slatter’s mini-interviews of contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories. Under the spotlight today is Stephen Laws, whose story The Slista appears in the book’s Table of Contents – read the exchange HERE. BUY YOUR COPY TODAY – PUBLICATION DATE 6TH SEPTEMBER!! This is going … Continue reading

New Mark Morris interview

Hot on the heels of Paul Simpson’s Sci-Fi Bulletin piece yesterday comes another in-depth interview with the editor of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, Mark Morris – this one’s by Gef Fox and has been posted on the Wag the Fox website. You can read it by going HERE. BUY YOUR COPY TODAY – PUBLICATION DATE 6TH SEPTEMBER!! … Continue reading

18:08:2014 – Two interviews, a review, and some news

It’s Monday yet again, and that means another mini-interview of writers appearing in the inaugural volume of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories – this time the subject is Brian Hodge, whose tale Cures for a Sickened World brings together music journalism and cosmic horror in terrifying way, appears in the book. The interview can be found on … Continue reading

15:08:2014 – Alison Moore mini-interview

Today’s interview with contributors to The Spectral Book of Horror Stories by Angela Slatter is with Alison Moore, whose novel The Lighthouse was nominated for the Man-Booker Prize, testament to the quality and power of her writing. In the interview, she talks about her story Eastmouth and what originally inspired her to write her brand of very quiet and unsettling horror. … Continue reading

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