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Morpheus Tales #22 Supplement – Out Now!

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2013 by stanleyriiks

Do I need to say more…

http://issuu.com/morpheustales/docs/22_reviews_supplement

Probably not, but I will anyway. This is the reason I haven’t posted any reviews in the last couple of weeks! This is massive, and I put in a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make this huge magazine (which is free by the way!) for you. Yes, for you! More author interviews than you can shake a stick at, so many reviews I can’t even remember writing some of them! Here’s an idea of what’s in store for you when you read it, and you must, you must read it, you must you must!

67 pages of genre non-fiction, including author interviews with Richard Kadrey, Jay Posey, Joseph D’Lacey, Eric S. Brown, Richard Farren Barber, James A. Moore, Scream Queen Heather Dorff, and Scares That Care’s Joe Ripple. Plus, Jim Lesniak offers opinions From The Catacombs, Edward Drake on The Warrior’s Journey, Simon Marshall-Jones offers his Ramblings of a Tattooed Head column, plus loads of horror, sf and fantasy film and book reviews!

http://issuu.com/morpheustales/docs/22_reviews_supplement

A free magazine you say? What more could you possibly ask for!

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Morpheus Tales 18 Supplement OUT NOW! FREE MAGAZINE!

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 9, 2012 by stanleyriiks

80 pages of hard work! Blood, sweat and tears! I can’t even tell you how hard I worked on this issue! Ok, yes, I can. It was immense, it almost killed me, but now it’s released! Onto you, the unsuspecting public! Do you know what you’re in for? Horror, SF and Fantasy; reviews, interviews, columns, and articles! Film, book and comic reviews! There’s so much in here, but we even added a massive exclusive preview of the stunning The Function Room: The Kollection by Matt Leyshon, which include the whole of the short story that set it all off, the original “The Function Room”.

How much are we charging for a marvelous 80 pages of entertainment?

Nothing, zilch, nada! It’s free. FREE I tell you. FREEEEEEEEEE!!!

http://issuu.com/morpheustales/docs/18reviews
Or download it in pdf format from the Morpheus Tales website: www.morpheustales.com/reviews.htm

Morpheus Tales #17 Supplement Out Now! FREE MAGAZINE!

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 4, 2012 by stanleyriiks

Oh man! It’s been hard work over the last couple of weeks, but I’ve managed to do it! With the help of our exceptional proof-readers, our amazing writers and reviews, and the spectacular interviewees, it’s finally arrived. The MT Supplement for July is out right now! Weighing in as a hefty 45 pages of excellence, and it’s still FREE, it’s filled to bursting with interviews, reviews, articles, columns and loads more!

45 pages of genre non-fiction, including interviews with authors Shaun Jeffrey and Matt Leyshon, Scream Queen Nicole Kruex, columns by Alan Spencer on Horror’s New Chopping Block, Simon Marshall-Jones offers his Ramblings of a Tattooed Head, Voodoo Jim Lesniak on Graphic Lovecraft in From the Catacombs, and author Luis Villazon tells us How to Write a Book at Gunpoint, plus loads of reviews, articles and much more! The Morpheus Tales Supplement accompanies MT#17 which launched on 1st of July 2012.

Read, view or download your copy here:

http://issuu.com/morpheustales/docs/reviews17

Download a PDF copy here:

http://www.morpheustales.com/mt17supplement.pdf

 

Morpheus Tales July Supplement – Coming Soon!

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2012 by stanleyriiks

Right now I’m working hard on the July issue of the FREE MT Supplement! It’s gonna be another big one at around 40 pages! We’ve got the usual excellent reviews and columns, also a slew of new comic reviews, and loads more. The MT Supplement can be downloaded or read on the website:

www.morpheustales.com/reviews.htm

Here’s a preview of the almost finish table of contents:

SILENT VOICES By Gary McMahon
DON’T PET THE SWEATY THINGS By K. J. Hannah Greenberg
HUNTER’S MOON: VISCERAL TALES OF TERROR By R Scott McCoy
DARK NORTH By Paul Finch
ORC STAIN
THE DEVIL’S NEBULA By Eric Brown
A JAR OF WASPS By Luis Villazon
Horror’s New Chopping Block By Alan Spencer
SINFUL By Yolanda Sfetsos
TOXICITY By Andy Remic
SAUCER COUNTRY
THE LEGEND OF RACHEL PETERSEN By J.T. Baroni
How to Write a Book at Gunpoint By Luis Villazon
REVELATION: CREATURES RULE THE NIGHT By Nathaniel Connors
Ramblings of a Tattooed Head By Simon Marshall-Jones
NAZI ZOMBIES
PAX OMEGA By Al Ewing
STRANGENESS AND CHARM By Mike Shevdon
GHOST WRITER (Kindle edition) By Tom C. Underhill
RASL
RAILSEA By China Mieville
DARK ECLIPSE #9 (the Dark Moon e-zine)
EDGE OF DARK WATER By Joe R. Lansdale
vN By Madeline Ashby
DEADLINE: THE HORRIFYING ADVENTURES OF HARVEY BANKS, TABLOID REPORTER By Jochem Van der Steen
THE HAMMER AND THE BLADE By Paul S. Kemp
THE RESPECTABLE FACE OF TYRANNY By Gary Fry
SUSTENANCE By Nate D. Burleigh
From the Catacombs: Graphic Lovecraft By Jim Lesniak
BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON By Larry C. Kerr
HUNTER’S MOON By Charlotte Bond
THE LAST REEF AND OTHER STORIES By Gareth L. Powell
Matt Leyshon Interview
NEW YORK BLUES By Eric Brown
EVA – A GHOST STORY By Mike Emmett
Shaun Jeffrey Interview

See, I told you! Loads of stuff!This might not be the final order, but everything listed above will be appearing in the July issue.

Might even be able to squeeze in a mini scream queen interview. That should probably read scream queen mini interview, not mini scream queen!

 

Morpheus Tales Supplement – January

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 22, 2011 by stanleyriiks

Have you bought a copy of 13: Tales of Dark Fiction yet? If not go now, get it! You got it? No? Go on!

Available from lulu.com and all good booksellers

 www.lulu.com/product/paperback/13-tales-of-dark-fiction/18720432

 Available as an ebooks in many formats:

 http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/110688

 Available on Amazon Kindle:

 http://www.amazon.co.uk/13-Tales-Dark-Fiction-ebook/dp/B006J6QV4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1323345709&sr=8-1

  http://www.amazon.com/13-Tales-Dark-Fiction-ebook/dp/B006J6QV4I/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1323353440&sr=8-4

  Soon available elsewhere!

Anyway, I’ve been real busy with the MT Supplement that’s coming out in January to accompany Morpheus Tales #15 which will launch on 1st of January.

The good news is that it’s going to be huge! 41 pages at the moment!

Three author interviews (Andy Remic, Mark Morris and Bruce Bethke), another gorgeous scream queen mini interview with Kachina Dechert, and Eric S Brown interviews Lyle Blackburn lead singer from Ghoultown.

New columns from Trevor Wright,  Simon Marshall-Jones, Jim Lesniak and Alan Spencer.

Loads of reviews! Pages of them!

And you finally you get to read my review of the year annual column, including the winners of the Stanley Riiks awards for brilliance! Drum roll please… Sorry, I’m not allowed to say. You’ll just have to read it!

The current table of contents looks like this:

Introduction to 13: Tales of Dark Fiction (excerpt from the book) 3

THEME PLANET By Andy Remic. 3

BLOODRUSH By Bryan Smith. 4

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST NEW HORROR Edited By Stephen Jones. 4

DEAD TOWN By K.C. Elliot 4

Kachina Dechert Interview By Trevor Wright 6

ANNO FRANKENSTEIN By Jonathan Green. 7

HOW I SOLD 1 MILLION E BOOKS IN 5 MONTHS! By John Locke. 7

MANHATTAN IN RESERVE By Peter F. Hamilton. 8

From the Catacombs: Series or Serial By Jim Lesniak. 8

ROCK N’ ROLL IS DEAD: TALES INSPIRED BY MUSIC.. 10

STUPEFYING TALES (Volume 1, Number 1) 11

KATJA FROM THE PUNK BAND By Simon Logan. 11

ETHEREAL TALES #12. 11

Andy Remic Interview.. 13

THE SHADOW OF THE UNKNOWN Edited By A. J. French. 15

Ramblings of a Tattooed Head By Simon Marshall-Jones. 15

SOLARIS RISING Edited By Ian Whates. 16

STRICKEN By Sean A. Lusher 17

KULTUS By Richard Ford. 17

RED STATE. 17

Coping with Obscurity in the Horror Market By Alan Spencer 18

REDLAW By James Lovegrove. 20

HEIRS OF THE BLADE By Adrian Tchaikovsky. 20

Interview with Lyle Blackburn lead singer for Ghoultown By Eris S Brown. 20

REALITY 36 By Guy Haley. 24

KING DEATH By Paul Finch. 24

THE SAVAGE KNIGHT By Paul Lewis. 24

SKULL FEEDER By Pamela Chillemi-Yeager and Dana Joseph Schaff 24

DARK WATERS By Peter Mark May. 24

Interview with Bruce Bethke by C.M. Saunders. 25

HOUSE OF FEAR Edited By Jonathan Oliver 29

DOUBLE DEAD By Chuck Wendig. 29

My Scariest Scary Movie By Trevor Wright 31

DANGEROUS WATERS By Juliet E. McKenna. 32

GIANT THIEF By David Tallerman. 32

Mark Morris Interview.. 32

THE HOWLING REBORN.. 37

MERKABAH RIDER 2: THE MENSCH WITH NO NAME By Edward M. Erdelac. 39

2011: A year in reviews By Stanley Riiks. 39

Might change a little, but might not change much because I’ve been working on it all morning instead of doing what I’m paid for which is much less fun!

Check out the website, and go and download your copy in January!

www.morpheustales.com

MT #14 Supplement out now! FREE Magazine!

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 7, 2011 by stanleyriiks

It’s finally arrived. After months of blood, sweat and tears it’s here. Like a new-born baby it seemed like a little bit of fun and then a lot of hard work. But after months of preparation the MT #14 Supplement is now out, ready to be read and downloaded completely free of charge! That’s right, all that hard work and we’re giving it away! The biggest, baddest and bestest issue so far, weighing in at a hefty forty-one pages, it’s filled with interviews, loads of reviews, some great columns, and more. Check it out right now.

The issue version of the MT 14 Supplement is available here:

http://issuu.com/morpheustales/docs/mt14supplement

You can also download a pdf copy here:

http://www.morpheustales.com/mt14supplement.pdf

Now that’s out of the way, work begins on the MT#15 Supplement! I’m currently reading Redlaw by James Lovegrove in preparation. No rest for the wicked! More reviews soon!

Morpheus Tales #10 Supplement (Free Magazine!)

Posted in Morpheus Tales Magazine, Reviews, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 4, 2010 by stanleyriiks

Morpheus Tales #10 is out now, featuring amazing fiction and artwork! Go check out the free preview or get your copy from the website:

www.morpheustales.com

Christopher Fowler says of Morpheus Tales Magazine, “The writing is sharp, edgy and dark, and it’s great to hear new voices”.

The Morpheus Tales #10 Supplement is out now too, edited by yours truly. Go check out the FREE mini-magazine, all 39 pages of it!

39 pages of non-fiction, including 2 scream queen interviews (Niki Rubin & Jessica Cameron), Eric S. Brown on Bigfoot, Tommy B. Smith on Dark Sorcery, Trevor Wright on the perils of screenwriting horror films, Ty Schwamberger on horror writing, Cover Artist Darryl Elliott is interviewed, Voodoo Jim Lesniak discusses horror From the Catacombs, an 8-page full-colour comic, The Punisher, and loads of reviews!

Free to view, read and download!

http://issuu.com/MorpheusTales/docs/10reviews