Elyn Joy & The Book of Demons

Elyn Joy is an American author from Denver, Colorado. Her published works include two children’s books, Everyone Has a Point of View (2018) and Once Upon a Pigeon and Other Retold Fables (C.R. Success Learning/Barnes & Noble, 2017), two health education books, The Gluten-Free Parent’s Survival Guide (2019) and The Gluten-Free Teen’s Survival Guide (2021),... Continue Reading →

J. McDonald & The Book of Demons

‘Upon Reflection’ is J. McDonald’s debut piece. Having spent an inordinate amount of time and money on reading the works of others, this new Canadian author decided it was time to try to give back to a community that has provided countless hours of enjoyment. McDonald has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in English,... Continue Reading →

Nozomi Okumura & The Book of Demons

Nozomi Okumura adores fantasy of every shape and style, and they long to write stories in that vein for as long as humanly possible. They crawled out from the depths of their Twitter feed long enough to string some words together, and ‘Solomon’s Prime Key’ (in The Book of Demons) is the result – a... Continue Reading →

Isabella Hunter & The Book of Demons

Isabella Hunter talks to us about her story 'Behind the Mask' in The Book of Demons, the new short story collection curated by A J Dalton. Miss Hunter is a queer Gothic author whose work appears in numerous anthologies from Iron Faerie, Kristell Ink, and others. Be sure to follow her on Twitter for more... Continue Reading →

Introducing… The Book of Demons

The Book of Demons “Dedicated to every woman, person or animal who has suffered persecution or demonization for who they are.”A group of researchers from Middlesex University, working with prize-winning creative writers from the UK, the USA and Canada, have produced this exciting new book that explores the history of demonology, and what it is... Continue Reading →

Writing Lesson: Levelling Up Short Stories 1/3

Today, I'll be posting a crime fiction story that I wrote for my MFA a couple of years ago. It is imperfect and a creative failure, precisely because it is and always was intended to be... an homage. It might read well, it may entertain you, but it is a failure because it's a straight... Continue Reading →

Matt Beeson: Modern & Progressive Takes on Witchcraft & The Book of Witches

Matt Beeson is father to Brandon, husband to Nola; these are the things he knows for certain. He works as an engineer and primarily writes reports and the occasional technical paper (he even does some engineering from time to time). The Book of Witches is his first foray into fiction and he very much hopes... Continue Reading →

Garry Coulthard: Growing up with Pendle Hill & ‘The Book of Witches’

The legendary Garry Coulthard of grimgarry.com tells all about growing up near Pendle (not to mention his dalliances with real witches). He also discusses the researching and writing of his new story in The Book of Witches available through Amazon, Waterstones (soon), and all good retailers. Based in North West England, Garry has both a... Continue Reading →

Aria Ligi Talks Writing, Politics, and the Poetic Objective

We talk to Aria Ligi, Senior Poetry Editor at October Hill Magazine, about her work, inspirations, and the role poets can play in our current political landscape. Aria's work has been published in numerous magazines, chapbooks, and anthologies including Light Magazine, October Hill Magazine, The Australian Times and the Vermillion Literary Project. Two of her earlier books, Temple of Love: Poems for Marie Antoinette and Blood,... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Writer-Scholar Simon Lee-Price

Simon Lee-Price returns to answer our questions about his academic research, writerly inspirations, and the role that philosophy plays in literature. How do Romantics like Lord Byron inform the trope of the suffering writer? Moreover, what can we learn from Henry Miller about writing? And how does habitual creativity inspire writers and artists to carry... Continue Reading →

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