Although it’s unrelated to filmmaking or The Halloween Kid, I couldn’t help sharing the news that one of my short stories, Butterfly, will be published in the Mammoth Book of Body Horror, out March 1!
Here’s the line-up:
TRANSFORMATION by Mary Shelley;
THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe;
HERBERT WEST: RE-ANIMATOR by H.P. Lovecraft;
WHO GOES THERE? John W. Campbell;
THE FLY by George Langelaan;
TIS THE SEASON TO BE JELLY by Richard Matheson;
SURVIVOR TYPE by Stephen King;
THE BODY POLITIC by Clive Barker;
THE CHANEY LEGACY by Robert Bloch;
THE OTHER SIDE by Ramsey Campbell;
FRUITING BODIES by Brian Lumley;
FREAKTENT by Nancy A. Collins;
REGION OF THE FLESH by Richard Christian Matheson;
WALKING WOUNDED by Michael Marshall Smith;
CHANGES by Neil Gaiman;
OTHERS by James Herbert;
THE LOOK by Christopher Fowler;
RESIDUE by Alice Henderson;
DOG DAYS by Graham Masterton;
BLACK BOX by Gemma Files;
THE SOARING DEAD by Simon Clark;
POLYP by Barbie Wilde;
ALMOST FOREVER by David Moody;
BUTTERFLY by Axelle Carolyn;
STICKY EYE by Conrad Williams.
Introduction by Stuart Gordon (Director of Re-Animator and From Beyond).
Edited by Paul Kane & Marie O’Regan.
I couldn’t possibly be in better company! You can pre-order it here.