Q&A

Published to coincide with publication of my novel The Workshop Of Filthy Creation… You’ve previously written a whole variety of books, covering a wide range of genres for an array of readers, including best-selling children’s literature (as Simon Cheshire). What draws you to writing science fiction, horror and speculative fiction specifically? They’re the genres inContinue reading “Q&A”

A brief history of gothic horror

Horror stories – for the most part, anyway – are all about bodies. Bodies changing, bodies dying, bodies coming back to life, bodies being bitten with fangs. All the things which can transform, or damage, or distort us (physically or emotionally!) are what’s at the heart of most scary fiction, either in books or onContinue reading “A brief history of gothic horror”