About

Abi Marie Palmer is a speculative fiction writer from the UK. Her work has appeared in anthologies such as World Weaver Press’ “Mothers of Enchantment” and in online publications such as Optopia and Pulp Modern Flash. She lives in the South of England and teaches English in a secondary school.

Inspirations:

  • TV: The X-Files, Twin Peaks, Pushing Daisies
  • Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Neil Gaiman, Dodie Smith, Gwendolyn Kiste, Jeremy C. Shipp, Nalo Hopkinson, Ephiny Gale, Yoko Ogawa, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Christina Rossetti
  • Children’s series: The Spiderwick Chronicles, the Wind on Fire trilogy
  • Films: The Dark Crystal, Pan’s Labyrinth, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Return to Oz, Stardust, Last Night in Soho, The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Places: Puzzlewood, ruined castles, pebbly beaches, Dungeness
  • Artists: Brian Froud, Henri Matisse, Evelyn De Morgan