- To celebrate the launch of the latest in the Invisible Fiends series, author Barry Hutchison has put together a video blog which you can watch over at Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books.
- A fantastic blog post from Chris Priestly about what writing horror means about knowing your fears, and his own particular fear of falling: http://chrispriestley.blogspot.com/2011/08/falling.html
- Want to be a writer? Tommy Donbavand has some fantastic advice for those aspiring to get published, but be warned, it's not for the faint-hearted!
- Tommy could also give a bit of advice about becoming a viral phenomenon after his twitter hashtag #bookswithalettermissing became a trending topic. Congrats, Tommy!
- This Saturday is Do Nothing But Read Day where, yep, you guessed it, you do nothing but read. Check out more on their site, http://dnbrd.org/ and a big thanks to Sam Enthoven for giving us the heads up over at Trapped By Monsters.
- Would you like to win a copy of William Hussey's upcoming book The Last Nightfall? (Stupid question, right? I mean, who WOULDN'T want to win a book in this amazing series?) All you have to do is head over to his website at http://www.williamhussey.co.uk/2011/08/once-in-a-demontide-competition/ and comment.
Friday, August 5, 2011
Chronicles of the Dead - News in YA & Kids' Horror
News from the world of YA & Kids' Horror in the week ending 5/8/11: