Sunday, 31 July 2011

We've just heard that our fabulous Debbie Bennett has had her story Moira accepted for Every Day Fiction. Congratulations our Debs! News on when it will be appearing as soon as we know!

Friday, 29 July 2011

Pete interviewed!

Alchemy member Peter Coleborn has been interviewed on the Red Moon Chronicle site here!

Sam goes Full Fathom Forty

We have just heard that Alchemy member Sam Stone will also be appearing in the British Fantasy Society's 40th Anniversary anthology! Go Sam!

Full Fathom Forty will be launched at Fantasycon in October but is available for preorder here.

Press Release Blurb!
For forty years the British Fantasy Society has been promoting and appreciating fantastic fiction in all its guises. Now, to celebrate the many worlds of wonder and terror, the BFS presents an anthology of works by members and friends of the Society past and present. Here you will find angels and vampires, werewolves and killers, magicians and gentlemen, alien worlds and urban nightmares. Let the British Fantasy Society be your guide through a selection of the best fiction to be found on this world ... or beyond!

Full author list for the anthology:
Nina Allan
Suzanne Barbieri
Carl Barker
Mike Barrett
Ramsey Campbell
Jonathan Carroll
Adrian Chamberlin
Simon Clark
Raven Dane
Jan Edwards
Murray Ewing
Paul Finch
Christopher Fowler
Matthew Fryer
Stephen Gallagher
Cate Gardner
R B Harkess
Ian Hunter
Wilf Kelleher Jones
Jasper Kent
Joel Lane
Stephen Laws
Mark Lewis
Alison J Littlewood
Steve Lockley
Graham Masterton
Peter Mark May
Geoff Nelder
Kim Newman
Stan Nicholls
Martin Owton
Cas Peace
John Llewellyn Probert
Tina Rath
Steven Savile
Robert Shearman
Jim Steel
Sam Stone
Deborah Walker
Conrad Williams

Bloggin' all over the world!

The Alchemy Writers have been putting themselves about a bit online lately -

First up - Open House month on Steve Lockley's Confessions of a Technophobe blog, where you can find Jan Edwards asking Do We Dare To Comment?, Debbie Bennett talking about When Too Much is Not Enough, and Sam Stone discussing The Changing Face of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Series.

Debbie can also be found over on the You're Booked crime writers blog where she's talked about The Nature of Violence, the importance of a good cover, Self Publishing and E-Books, why she decided to publish her novels as Kindle editions and The Struggle of Getting Published.

Debbie also regularly blogs on the Kindle Authors UK blog too.

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Zombie Jan

News hot off the wossname! Massive congrats to Alchemy member Jan Edwards who has just heard that her story Midnight Twilight has been accepted for the upcoming anthology Alt Zombie. Edited by Peter Mark May, Alt Zombie will be coming out from Hersham Horror Books in April 2012.

More details when we get 'em!

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Rumours of the Marvellous

Peter Coleborn's Alchemy Press is due to start publishing again this year, with a short story collection by the brilliant Peter Atkins.

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Jan Goes Full Fathom Forty!

The very excellent Jan Edwards has just had confirmation that her story The Ballad of Lucy Lightfoot will be published in the British Fantasy Society's anniversay anthology Full Fathom Forty.

FFF will be launched at this year's Fantasycon in Brighton and will be available to both members and non-members.

Huge congrats to our Jan! \o/