Steven Mace

London, United Kingdom

I am a fantasy, SF and horror writer. I have written and self-published four books to date: ‘Copper Moon Rising’;...

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Writing Update April 2013

An update, I’ve been busy- I’ve completed the final draft of a new unpublished novel, Staccato House; I’ve written about 60% of another new novel and I’ve completed the final draft of a new novella. I’ve also completed a new collection of short stories, entitled Echoes and Exiles. A few of the stories intended for this have already been published online and in magazi…
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Favourite short stories (2)

The Shadow-Cage by Philippa Pearce / Philippa Pearce was a children’s writer from Cambridgeshire, and she is most famous for her children’s novel Tom’s Midnight Garden. / ‘The Shadow-Cage’ is a supernatural story about witchcraft and I particularly like the rural setting for the story. It obviously has a Cambridgeshire setting, which is similar to the area where I my…
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Thoughts on reading- George R R Martin

Like his hordes of fans, I’m absorbed in George R R Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series of epic fantasy novels (many people may be more aware of the TV dramatisation Game of Thrones, the title of which is taken from the first book in the series) I have just finished reading Dance of Dragons and like many I will be waiting patiently for the final two novels in the series, Winds of Win…
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Thoughts on reading- Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker is most famous as the author of Dracula, the Victorian horror novel which took the vampire myth and centred it within the modern popular consciousness through the medium of literature and cinema. It’s a classic obviously- I also own and have read The Jewel of Seven Stars, which is an excellent, spine-tingling supernatural tale by Stoker based around Egyptian mythology. I decided…
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