Author Archives: Mark

Cold Flesh by Andrew Knighton – Free Extract

After the free story from Alt Hist Issue 7, which we posted a couple of weeks ago, here’s the first of our free extracts from the other stories in Issue 7. First up is a medieval tale from Andrew Knighton, … Continue reading

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The Vivisectionist’s Daughter by Jason Kahn – Free Story from Alt Hist Issue 7

As a special treat for readers of the Alt Hist website we are making the whole of the first story of Alt Hist Issue 7 free online. So sit back and enjoy reading Jason Kahn’s “The Vivisectionist’s Daughter”. Free extracts … Continue reading

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One Week Left of Alt Hist Issue 7 Giveaway

If you’re a member of the Goodreads website then you can enter the Alt Hist Issue 7 Giveaway! We’re giving away FIVE print copies of the latest issue of Alt Hist. If you want to read the latest and best … Continue reading

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Alt Hist author Michael Fertik hits New York Times Bestseller list

Michael Fertik, who contributed “Heff in Dearborn” to the latest issue of Alt Hist, has just hit the New York Times Bestseller list at #7 with his book The Reputation Economy: How to Optimize Your Digital Footprint in a World Where … Continue reading

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Alt Hist Issue 7 is here!

The latest issue of the bestselling historical fiction magazine I am pleased to announce that Alt Hist Issue 7 has now been published! You can purchase eBook and Print copies from: | | Barnes & Noble And eBook copies from: … Continue reading

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Alt Hist Issue 7 – Cover Reveal

For all of you looking forward to seeing the new Alt Hist Issue 7 – here’s the cover! Hoping to be able to announce the new Issue in about a week’s time.

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Alt Hist Issue 7 – Blurb and Editorial Teaser

The latest issue of Alt Hist is nearly ready to be published. To whet your appetite here’s the blurb and editorial so far – may change a bit for the final version :) Alt Hist returns with the seventh issue … Continue reading

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Snodgrass and Other Illusions by Ian R. MacLeod – Reviewed by Gordon O’Sullivan

Snodgrass and Other Illusions: The Best Short Stories of Ian R. MacLeod by Ian R. MacLeod Review by Gordon O’Sullivan Kindle Format Print Length: 330 pages Publisher: Open Road Media (2013) ASIN: B00C652Z32 Purchase from | “What the … Continue reading

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Priya Sharma’s After Mary included in Ellen Datlow’s Honorable Mentions

Some great news for Alt Hist. One of our stories from Alt Hist Issue 5 has been included in the list of “Honorable Mentions” by esteemed Editor Ellen Datlow. The list covers her favourite Horror stories from 2013. She breaks the … Continue reading

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Through a funhouse mirror: the challenge of building alternate histories

Guest Post by Andrew Knighton  Andrew has had stories published before in Alt Hist and has a new story for us coming up in Alt Hist Issue 7. Here he gives his thoughts on how to write alternate history. Writing … Continue reading

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