Do Science Fiction and Fantasy mix or are there hard and fast lines between them? What about Science Fantasy? What is it and where does it fit in? Discussing this and more, join our panel of talented and lovely authors on Saturday 18th November at 3pm GMT, via zoom. Tickets… Read More »BFS Online: Blending Genres Science Fantasy
Rendered Flesh by David Cartwright Level Up Publishing, pb, £11.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Have you ever wondered if we’re already zombies? Consumer zombies mindlessly buying whatever the white men in power tell us to buy, which is usually whatever lines their pockets. Thought zombies believing whatever the press tells… Read More »Rendered Flesh
Not one for hard and fast genre writing rules? Prefer to add a bit of spice to your SFFH? Our next online event might be just up your alley…
The Original’s Return by David Watkins The Original’s Return by David Watkins Pb, £6.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Jack should be celebrating the birth of his first child. He should be navigating the ups and downs of new parents, the nappies, the sleepless nights, and the pride in the new… Read More »The Original’s Return
As the last instalment in our month-long horror focus, BFS poetry editor Ian Hunter looks at the darker side of the lyrical and rhythmic.
Self-confessed “odd chap” Tim Mendees, fresh off the success of organising the Innsmouth Literary Festival, waxes lyrical for us on how the scary can actually be funny, too.
Every Friday, we’ll meet a member of the BFS and peer deep into their soul (or, at least, a form they filled out). This scary season, we’re focusing on our horror members—and our last profile of the season comes from BFS award nominee Kit Power
Teika Marija Smits seeks the dark within us all, in this latest instalment in our month-long horror spotlight.
Ahead of this weekend’s Writing the Occult: Vampires gathering, event curator Lauren McMenemy looks at how we can mine the world of the occult for story ideas. Those hidden worlds and realms, those wise seekers of the truth who want to make the world a better place—or those nefarious mystics… Read More »Mining the Occult for Horror Stories
Fearful Implications by Ramsey Campbell Fearful Implications by Ramsey Campbell PS Publishing, HB, £25.00 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming Whenever people talk about British horror, Ramsey Campbell’s name always comes up, and for good reason. With a writing career that spans decades and three films made of his books, he has… Read More »Fearful Implications