By Sharan Matharu
There are just some places that are terrible but you can’t stop looking at them. Now I haven’t visited any of these places, but honestly – I’d want to see at least a few. Too weird?MORE
Hodderscape is where Hodder & Stoughton’s science fiction, fantasy and horror lovers hang out and shout about our books, as well as a few other things. We’re a place for fans of superheroes, vampires, sandworms, cats dressed as Pikachu and that feeling you get when you hear the Buffy The Vampire Slayer theme song.
On our site you’ll find news about our books, competitions, exclusive pieces by our authors and lots of geeking out.
Love fantasy? This post may seriously damage your bank balance.
Welcome to Black Spring, a picturesque town with an ugly secret. A 17th century woman with sewn shut eyes walks their streets… Enters their homes… Watches them while they sleep. They call her the Black Rock Witch.
Reminiscent of vintage Stephen King – John Connolly
From Westeros to Middle-Earth, Earthsea to Narnia, we all love escaping into fantastical worlds. But how well can you navigate them?
By Hodderscape TeamAh, what a month. We’re taking a moment to stop refreshing the Guardian’s EU live blog and share a few things that were actually enjoyable this month… MORE
By Oliver JohnsonStephen King’s ‘American fantasy epic’ is one of the most celebrated post-apocalyptic novels of our time. It is the story of a small group, survivors of a super flu, and their quest to found a new society out of the ashes of the old while at the same time confronting a nearly omnipotent, omniscient supernatural foe. MORE
By Anne PerryIlke Tampke’s brilliant novel Skin publishes in paperback today! If you’ve already finished your copy and you’re wondering what to read next… well, wonder no more. We’ve put together a (not remotely extensive) list of historical fantasy novels, set in times from prehistory up to the sort-of-2oth century, for your reading pleasure. Some are more historical, some are more fantastical, some are YA, some are definitely not YA, and all are fabulous reads. MORE
POSTED ON: June 10, 2016
FILED UNDER: Friday Favourites
By Rosie StephenI was inspired to write this after stumbling across this audio database of screams during a late night voyage into the weirder side of the internet. I was idly clicking through them when I came to across the ‘Wilhelm Scream’. MORE
By Fleur ClarkeWe have a special treat from our friends at Jo Fletcher Books today – an extract from award-winning author Lisa Tuttle’s The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief! MORE
By Anne PerryMusicals. Big, brash, bold, and FULL OF SONG. Whatever mood you’re in, some musical out there features a song written expressly to help you sing your feelings, preferably in the shower. NB I don’t know Hamilton so didn’t include any songs from Hamilton I KNOW OKAY I KNOW. MORE
By Hodderscape TeamAre dragons reptiles? Are giant demonic serpents reptiles? What happened to that snake that Harry Potter spoke to at the zoo? This week’s Friday Favourites poses some interesting biological questions… MORE
By Oliver JohnsonThis year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of one of the last, seminal works of the Golden Age of Science Fiction: Robert A Heinlein’s 1966 Hugo Award-winning masterpiece. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is an account of the Lunar Colony revolt against Terran overlords. As in much of Heinlein’s work, the science in this novel is a portal for debate about society and man’s place in it, his ethical responsibilities as a citizen and whether a perfect society can be created from human imperfection. MORE
By Anne PerryWe’re delighted to announce that we’re publishing Daniel Polansky’s new novel, A City Dreaming, in October! Read on to find out what it’s all about… and see the extraordinary cover. MORE
By Anne PerryAs our open submissions pile dwindles, we find ourselves reflecting on the good, the great… and the things we saw a lot of. Today we’re going to present a few writing tips and suggestions to give aspiring writers something to chew on as they work on their projects. MORE