With the fantasy community strongly divided upon announcements of George R.R. Martin’s new book, Fire and Blood, everyone seems to be expressing their feelings on the subject, whether that might be joy or disappointment. Indeed, I’ve seen comments ranging from childish excitement to calling for other readers not to buy the book until The Winds …

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They say everything happens for a reason, but they never tell you what that reason is. As if they have just given you the first part of a story and it is now up to you to finish it. It’s half past six on the evening of 12th August as I join a seemingly never-ending …

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When three weeks ago at Bloody Cake News the idea came up to interview a series of editors and ask them about some of their authors and their work relationships, I wholeheartedly volunteered to write a short introduction about Jane Johnson for this article. Little did I realise how I had just made a decision …

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