Monthly Archives: August 2014

Susanna Clarke delivers again

British author Susanna Clarke gave us one of the best fantasy novels ever with Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell in 2004. It was a stilistic triumph, experimental and efficient, in spite of it’s clocking in at over 700 pages. How do you … Continue reading

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The anglification continues unabated

Step by step the site is shedding the Swedish skin of its childhood. The info-page about the novel is all in English now, as is the “Works”-page, all the labels are bilingual and every new post is in English. As soon … Continue reading

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Sent and delivered

I have mailed my novel, Brother soul, sister flame, to a new reviewer, connected to LitteraturMagazinet. He has an interesting approach: if he doesn’t like the book he won’t review it, instead he will give me feed-back. The reason is … Continue reading

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How far you can sink depends on the amount of water

The legend of Noah has to be considered the most symbolic of all the biblical myths. After all, it is possible to wake the dead (hospitals do it every day all over the world) and cars slide on water, if … Continue reading

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Through the primary eye

An e-mail from the publisher has increased my hope substantially! It appears they will publish all four stories in one “volume” (whatever is it called when it’s an ebook?). Bloody marvelous! The editor will now read the stories again and … Continue reading

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Cautiously optimistic

The first indications from Epok Förlag are positive. More feed-back will come, but as it looks now, at least one of my four short-stories will be published this autumn. I’m tremendously excited, especially about the covers, since it’s always interesting to see … Continue reading

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Feeling good is a good thing

Four short-stories duly delivered to Epok Förlag for assessment. Bad, good, publishable? I don’t know, but it feels good. The stories are quite different. One is a psychological horror story inspired by Lovecraft; another tells the tale of young man who … Continue reading

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