Shadow Writer - The Non-Fiction Vol. 2: Articles & Essays by bestselling and award-winning author and editor Paul Kane gathers informative and entertaining articles and essays from a variety of magazines during his career as a genre journalist, plus rare unpublished works. Also included is his MA Dissertation essay on women in horror - Scream Queens - which has never been published before. The book covers topics ranging from the work of Clive Barker, Planet of the Apes, Jack the Ripper, Child's Play, Masters of Horror, Genetics in SF movies to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Lord of the Rings, Robots in Cinema, The Hound of the Baskervilles and the legacy of H.G. Wells. About Paul Kane: He is the author of the Arrowhead trilogy, Lunar, Hellbound Hearts, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror. He has also been a genre journalist and writer for almost twenty years, working for such magazines as SFX, Rue Morgue, GoreZone, Eclipse, Area 51, DeathRay and Fangoria to name but a few. He wrote the bestselling, critically-acclaimed and British Fantasy Award-nominated The Hellraiser Films and their Legacy, and he compiled Voices in the Dark (interviews with such genre luminaries as Neil Gaiman, John Carpenter, Ron Perlman, and Betsy Palmer) with his wife, Marie O'Regan. Kane's short story collections include Alone (In the Dark), Touching the Flame, FunnyBones, Peripheral Visions, The Adventures of Dalton Quayle, The Butterfly Man and Other Stories, The Spaces Between, and GHOSTS. His novellas include Signs of Life, The Lazarus Condition, RED, and Pain Cages. His novels include Of Darkness and Light, The Gemini Factor, and the bestselling Arrowhead trilogy (Arrowhead, Broken Arrow, and Arrowland, gathered together in the sellout omnibus edition, Hooded Man), a post-apocalyptic reworking of the Robin Hood mythology. His latest novels are Lunar (which is set to be turned into a feature film), Sleeper(s) (a modern, horror version of Sleeping Beauty) and the short Y.A. novel, The Rainbow Man (as P.B. Kane). His nonfiction books also include The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy, Voices in the Dark. He has also written for comics, most notably for the Dead Roots zombie anthology alongside writers such as James Moran (Torchwood, Cockneys vs. Zombies) and Jason Arnopp (Dr Who, Friday The 13th). Paul is co-editor of the anthology Hellbound Hearts (Simon & Schuster) - stories based around the Clive Barker mythology that spawned Hellraiser; The Mammoth Book of Body Horror (Constable & Robinson/Running Press) - featuring the likes of Stephen King and James Herbert; A Carnivale of Horror (PS) featuring Ray Bradbury and Joe Hill; and Beyond Rue Morgue from Titan - stories based around Poe's detective, Dupin. Paul Kane lives in Derbyshire, UK.
Used availability for Paul Kane's Shadow Writer The Non-Fiction Vol 2
June 2014 : USA Paperback