I had this idea of getting lots of writerly friends and colleagues together, very much in the same way IAN WHATES does over at the wonderful NEWCON PRESS (http://newconpress.co.uk/) and the result is this – VIVISEPULTURE, an attempt to tap into some writerly weirdness. I already have six of the nineteen tales finished and man, are they brilliant! There’s some disturbing weirdness out there, that’s for sure!!
Here’s the blurb:
edited by ANDY REMIC
Weird tales of twisted imagination by Neal Asher, Lauren Beukes, Eric Brown, Ian Graham, Vincent Holland-Keen, James Lovegrove, George Mann, Gary McMahon, Stan Nicholls, Andy Remic, Jordan Reyne, Ian Sales, Steven Savile, Wayne Simmons, Jeffrey Thomas, Danie Ware, Ian Watson, Ian Whates, Conrad Williams, and artwork by Vinny Chong.
In the tradition of Poe, Kafka, Borges and H. G. Wells, this collection of stories are written with the primary drive of presenting twisted deviations of normality. Whether it’s the deviant factory workers of Neal Asher’s Plastipak, the pus-oozing anti-cherub of Ian Graham’s Rotten Cupid, the acid-snot disgorging freak of Andy Remic’s SNOT or Ian Watson’s alternate zombie-crucifixion, each story will drag your organs up through your oesophagus and give your brain a chilli-fired beating with the dangly bits.
FOCUS ON –
• WEIRD TALES
• DISTURBING CONCEPTS
• DEVIATED BLACK HUMOUR
• NO GENRE LEFT UNGOUGED
IF YOU LIKE VIVISEPULTURE, TRY –
METAMORPHOSIS by FRANZ KAFKA
COMPLETE TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
PERFUME by PATRICK SUSKIND
LABYRINTHS by JORGE LUIS BORGES
VIVISEPULTURE is an EBOOK original anthology edited by ANDY REMIC, author of Spiral, Quake, Warhead, War Machine, Biohell, Hardcore, Cloneworld, Theme Planet, Kell’s Legend, Soul Stealers, Vampire Warlords and Serial Killers Incorpoarted. Check out http://www.andyremic.com. VIVISEPULTURE can be purchased from http://www.anarchy-books.com for £3.49 in PDF, EBOOK and MOBI formats.
Out 1st August 2011.