Archive for June, 2010

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Heave!

Kind of Crawlers-related, especially (heh!) when the legs come out… have you seen this amazing time-lapse video of a giant spider crab shedding its old shell? I first spotted it on one of my favourite blogs, Pink Tentacle. As one of the YouTube commenters aptly put it, “Aaaaww, must feel so good.” PS: For my [...]

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Monday, June 21st, 2010

‘Revoltingly Entertaining’

This weekend UK national newspaper The Independent published a feature listing The 50 Best Summer Reads, as chosen by a panel including TBM‘s own Ali Sparkes. Guess what was number 22? Before anyone gets tempted to start yelling ‘fix’, here’s a review on TBM in which Ali talks about Crawlers in a bit more detail. [...]

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Friday, June 11th, 2010

Two Views on CRAWLERS

This one’s from Books For Keeps: “[...] When ‘a long line of spider-like creatures’ starts to emerge from the air vents of the theatre’s foyer, the stage is set (so to speak) for a schlock horror story which, in some moments at least, is definitely not for the faint-hearted, though it must be said that [...]

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Cry ‘Havoc!’ And Let Slip The Dawgs – And Bats

Two quick pieces of news about The Black Tattoo. First up, I’m thrilled and delighted to say that I’ve been interviewed about the book for Fresh Dawgs’ Book Blog, a new site written and produced by young readers in the USA. My thanks and best wishes to MG, who kindly described Black Tat as “so [...]

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Friday, June 4th, 2010

It’s Uncanny!

The cartoon in the ‘In the City’ column of the current issue of my favourite satirical magazine Private Eye made me giggle like a loon. But I couldn’t help but be struck by a strange resemblance. In the style of their Lookalikes feature, I present the following: ‘Tim, Defender of the Earth’ — ‘Awesome Cartoon [...]

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Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Bite Me

The onslaught continues! Here’s a link to another interview, this time about Crawlers, for terrific new horror fan website Snakebite Horror. This one contains an exclusive sneaky early announcement of thrilling developments afoot at Trapped By Monsters. Take a look. ;D

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