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Hi and welcome to inferno-fiction.co.uk
 
Apologies if you were expecting to see issue NINETEEN on line by now. I have not had much in the way of internet here at home as I have switched providers which has proved to be more problematic than I had hoped. So, I'm doing my utmost to get the issue on line as soon as possible. Updates will appear on the facebook and blog pages so keep an eye for that.
 
Pleased to say that the first few pieces of fiction featured in issue NINETEEN of inferno fiction are online: THE FOUR WISE MEN by Michael Baxter and RETURN OF THE WIRRN by Matthew Senkowski. More submissions for issue NINETEEN will be online as soon as the artwork is complete. Check out the blog pages and facebook for any updates.
 
Both the BOOK PAGE and AUDIO PAGES have been updated with details of the lastest on offer from BBC BOOKS and BIG FINISH
 
Big thank you to all our new followers on facebook, as a result you'll be able to see news of any site updates as they happen.
 
While I am busy with issue NINETEEN, I'm still looking ahead to the TWENTIETH issue and as inferno fiction reaches this mile stone it will be a special edition so I would like to receive as many contributions as possible. No deadline as such, just yet but the sooner I receive them thou the better. So send any contributions you may have to: infernofiction@gamail.com
 
You may have noticed a few changes to issue SEVENTEEN. 'Veil of the Rani' has been dropped this is due to the none receipt of part two which should have been included in issue EIGHTEEN. I've contacted its author on several occasions and as I have not (as yet) received a reply I had no choice but to drop it. This meant that a new cover has been created thanks to Metal-Potato-Alex at deviantART who has allowed us to use 'The Most Elementary of Errors' for Julie Kay's 'In Her Absence' which is a multi-piece telling the story of Madam Vastra; of her adventures and her first encounter with the Doctor.
 
In light of us having to drop someone's contribution to Inferno Fiction, this will now mean that anyone submitting a multi-part piece of fiction will have to submit the complete works as we don't wish to be in this position again. Should the author eventually submit the complete 'Veil of the Rani' then we will include it in a future issue. Apologies for anyone who may have enjoyed this piece of fiction and was looking forward to its completion, but I hope you understand the action we have taken.
 
Harmony by Meg MacDonald (aka The bunny in the tardis ) is still availble to view on line. Just follow the link below or the links situated at the end of each piece of fiction submitted to the site. Just check out the contents of each issue located to the right of the site.
 
 
 
And don't forget Al Dickerson's Novella, The Boy's Upstairs is still available to view. Just follow the link.
  
Early issues of INFERNO FICTION, issues ONE to EIGHT have already migrated to another server. Other issues will follow over a period time I hope this doesn't ruin your enjoyment of the site.
 
There will be some new artwork popping up here and there amongst already existing stories as I find the time to cobble some new pieces of artwork to freshen up some of the pages. I've already made a start as you'll see in parts one and two of 'Where Dead Men Slumber', part one of 'Judas Priest' and 'Voices From The Past'.
 
If you're new to the site, then welcome. I hope you enjoy what you see and are inspired to contribute in anyway. If so, then please, contact me at the email address: infernofiction@gmail.com
 
Enjoy!
COLIN-JOHN ~ Editor
 
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The new issue of Doctor Who Magazine is officially out tomorrow, and features the first major interview with Paul Wilmshurst, director of the recent Doctor Who episodes Kill the Moon, Mummy on the Orient Express and Last Christmas.

"We were all very proud of the fact that the Mummy was so scary they wouldn't put it in the series trailer. It's always about how far can you go? I think the old joke is true: how complicated can you make it to hold a child's attention, and how simple can you make it for adults? Can you make it scary enough for the children to be satisfied, but not too scary for the adults to be worried?"

Also inside this issue:

Doctor Who's very first director, Waris Hussein, reveals how the classic 1964 adventure Marco Polo was made – with the help of unique documents unseen for 50 years!

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat answer readers’ questions – including one from former showrunner Russell T Davies! – in his exclusive column.

Peter Purves, who played companion Steven Taylor in the 1960s, looks back at some of his most memorable adventures in the second part of an exclusive interview.

DWM presents an exclusive prelude to the new series of books featuring Colonel Lethbridge-Stewart, in the form of a complete short story by Andy Frankham-Allan: The Ambush.

Bernard Kay, the much-loved actor who appeared in four Doctor Who stories, is remembered by his friend Toby Hadoke.

The Doctor and Clara tackle both Sontarans and Rutans in the concluding part of The Instruments of War, a brand-new comic strip written and illustrated by Mike Collins.

En garde! Discover fascinating new facts about the swashbuckling Fourth Doctor adventure The Androids of Tara in The Fact of Fiction.

The Time Team watch the Tenth Doctor take a bus to alien world, as they visit the Planet of the Dead.

Jacqueline Rayner demonstrates the fun to be had in spotting Doctor Who actors in other roles in Relative Dimensions.

The DWM Review assesses the very latest Doctor Who audio and book releases.

The Watcher examines the changing nature of history in Doctor Who, in the latest Wotcha!
 
Plus the DWM Crossword, prize-winning competitions, and much more!  
 
DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE - THE 2015 YEARBOOK

The latest Special Edition of Doctor Who Magazine reviews an incredible year for the programme, its spin-offs and licensed merchandise. Highlights include the magazine's first major interview with the show’s executive producer, Brian Minchin, in which he reflects on Peter Capaldi’s first year as the Doctor and looks forward to further adventures with the twelfth Doctor.

"This is the Doctor Who Magazine almanac. We’ve taken a fresh look at every episode from Peter Capaldi’s first series, but we’ve also explored many other corners of the Doctor Who universe. For many fans, the television series is just part of a world that includes DVDs, Blu-rays, books, soundtrack albums, audio dramas and action figures. We’ve tried to reflect the last 12 months in all those different areas."

Also inside the 2015 Yearbook:

Features on every episode in Peter Capaldi’s first series.

We speak to the team that accompanied Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman on the Doctor Who World Tour.

Fourth Doctor Tom Baker discusses his return to television and audio Doctor Who.
 
Eighth Doctor Paul McGann reveals what he thinks about Peter Capaldi’s Doctor.
 
Orchestrator and conductor Ben Foster previews the 2015 Symphonic Spectacular.
 
Inside the new ‘making of’ show, Doctor Who Extra.
 
Behind the scenes at the new Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff.
 
Interviews with some of the key players behind recent books, soundtracks, audio dramas, DVDs, Blu-rays and action figures.
 
Highlights from the year’s newspaper and magazine reviews of Doctor Who.
 
A round up of Doctor Who’s awards and honours from the last 12 months.
 
Detailed tributes to the Doctor Who luminaries who passed away in 2014.
...and much more!
 
 

 
 

 
 
THE DOCTOR WHO FAN FILM MAGAZINE
 
Issue 5: Released in December, this special bumper Christmas issue features the second instalment of an interview with Doctor Who novelist, Daniel Blythe. Following the end of James Woodard's Doctor Who comic strip 'Revival', 'The Pilot Fish Who Stole Christmas' - told in two parts, sees the Doctor encounter old enemies from long ago. And Cameron Holt's short story 'The Claws of Santa' tells a dark tale on the eve of Christmas day. All that and more including an interview with popular YouTuber Nathan Carter, and a behind the scenes preview of new fan-film spin off 'Da'ak Past' - written and Directed by Nathan Mullins.
 
Issue 6: It's the beginning of the new year and we've so much to look forward to. Issue six features an interview from Doctor Who novelist Simon Forward, who tells us about how he came to write for the franchise of a television series. Popular YouTuber Matthew Toffolo gives us the low-down on his new Eighth Doctor Adventures, and we go behind the scenes of the first four stories of the second series.
 
Issue 7: Coming March... Matthew Toffolo and Simon Forward give us the second instalments of their interviews with us. We ask how Doctor Who has inspired you, and delve into a new comic strip adventure - The Coming of the Night, with much, much more inside!
 
Doctor Who Fan Film 2015 Storybook: This year also sees the release of the 2015 storybook. It features Nathan Mullins as the Doctor, in all six stories, written by five incredible writers, with a foreword from Doctor Who novelist, Daniel Blythe, who gives a very warm welcome to all who take an interest in this special release. With a cover from Jamie Jones, and original fiction  from Nathan Mullins, Richard Gurl, Cameron Holt, K.A. Hambly and Simon Burnell.
 
For further information on how to obtain these issues andnews of further issues then follow and "Like" the Facebook link here
 
 
FISH FINGERS AND CUSTARD issue 15

If we were a little bit sexist, then we'll say that waiting for a new Issue of Fish Fingers and Custard is woman, who will turn up fashionably late. So, just imagine that woman turns up 3 months late? You're not bothered, because she's great, she's different. Beautiful, funny, masterful, if you will. What a woman.  Well, we're nothing like that, apart from being 3 months late, we contain the same-old love and spelling mistakes that you've come to expect.

Anyway, here are the details of how to buy the new issue, which has got nothing to do with Series 8, despite the rubbish I've just written above:
For a finely-printed, but adequately put-together paper copy of the fanzine, the prices are as follows:

UK - £2
Rest of the World - £4.50

To order a copy, please send the payment that applies to you, via PayPal to fishcustardfanzine@googlemail.com (please mark your payment as a 'gift' so we get the full fee from PayPal so we can buy more knocked-off paper from the local stationers).  Alternatively, you can buy one from our shop, prices inflated by 25p or so because of PayPal fees. The swines.

We have also re-printed the first 4 Issues of the fanzine to celebrate 4 years of us taking the Fanzine World like a mild breeze. Each re-printed Issue will come with a unique code number, slipped in somewhere, so nobody tries to rip people off when we've made it and old mags are selling for £20k a pop.Yeah.
Sadly, we can only offer this deal to people who reside in the UK at the moment.
First 4 Issues: £7

Please use any of the above payment methods to order.

Issue 15 is also available as a download from here.

FINALLY! We're open for submissions for Issue 16, which we hope to release in early 2015. We'll be looking at Series 8, as well as the upcoming Christmas Special. If you'd like to send in any reviews, thoughts or rants about Series 8 or any 2014 episode, please e-mail us at fishcustardfanzine@googlemail.com

If you despise new Doctor Who - you can send us anything that vaguely relates to the classic series too!
 
More details of other new fanzines can be found here 
 

It seems that the printed form of the fanzine is almost dead with many choosing the option of downloading instead. If you have a fanzine and you wish for it to be featured here on INFERNO FICTION then please forward the details to infernofiction@gmail.com
 
In the meantime you can look back at fanzines past in the FANZINE VAULT which will be updated soon.
 
 
 
     
 
Another look at a fanzine from the past in the Fanzine Vault which includes
THE DOCTOR WHO REVIEW, STEEL SKYORACLE
and NEWS, VIEWS & REVIEWS all in  the Vault!
 
If you'd like your fanzine mentioned in the Fanzine Vault then please send us details of the issues you wish to enter to: infernofiction@gmail.com
 

THE ENTROPY PLAGUE
by Jonathan Morris

A Great Darkness is spreading over E-Space. Entropy increases. In search of a last exit to anywhere, the TARDIS arrives on the power-less planet of Apollyon, where the scientist Pallister guards the only way out – a mysterious portal. But the portal needs power to open, and the only power Pallister can draw on is the energy contained within the molecular bonds of all living tissue...

The Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan and Turlough soon learn that neither Pallister nor his ally, the space pirate Captain Branarack, will stop at murder to ensure their escape. But they're not the only menace on Apollyon. The Sandmen are coming – creatures that live on the life force; that live on death.

Death is the only way out into N-Space. Death, or sacrifice.

But whose death?

Whose sacrifice?

Starring Peter Davison as The Doctor, Mark Strickson as Turlough, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa and Janet Fielding as Tegan
 
available from BIG FINISH 

more details of new releases from BIG FINISH can be found on the AUDIO PAGE
 
 
 
 

DOCTOR WHO: THE HISTORY COLLECTION
 
HUMAN NATURE
by Paul Cornell
 
Hulton College in Norfolk is a school dedicated to producing military officers. With the First World War about to start, the boys of the school will soon be on the front line. But no one expects a war – not even Dr John Smith, the college’s new house master…

The Doctor’s friend Benny is enjoying her holiday in the same town. But then she meets a future version of the Doctor, and things start to get dangerous very quickly. With the Doctor she knows gone, and only a suffragette and an elderly rake for company, can Benny fight off a vicious alien attack? And will Dr Smith be able to save the day?

An adventure set in Britain on the eve of the First World War, featuring the Seventh Doctor as played by Sylvester McCoy and his companion Bernice Summerfield.
This book was the basis for the Tenth Doctor television story Human Nature / The Family of Blood starring David Tennant
 
For other books featured in this series go to the dedicated BOOKS PAGE for more details!
 

 
 
 
 

artwork by ANDY LAMBERT
used with permission
 
Welcome to inferno-fiction.co.uk.
 
Inferno Fiction is an on-line Doctor Who Fiction Fanzine. First created in the 80's when fanzines in the printed form were the norm, the fanzine has now leapt onto the world wide web and is enjoyed by many across the world!
 
The stories featured are from the original pages of the printed fanzine and now include a collection of new material.
If you would like to contribute then please email them to: infernofiction@gmail.com

 
    
 
 

 
 
ISSUE NINETEEN
 
 
 
coming soon...
 
IN HER ABSENCE
PART THREE
by Julie KAY
 
A HICCUP IN SPACE AND TIME
by Jack Lawrence
 
WHISTLE STOP
by Meg MacDonald
 
OH MY GIDDY AUNT!
ACT III
by Sean Bassett
 
THE WHOLE TOOTH
by Nick Wheeler
 
A SARAH JANE ADVENTURE
by Nathan Mullins
 
 
 

 
Inferno Fiction and Inferno Productions are copyright to Colin-John Rodgers 2009-2015.
All written material and artwork is copyright to their respective authors, artists and to Inferno Productions 2015.
Inferno Fiction and Inferno Productions are non-profit making projects.
Doctor Who is copyright to the BBC. No infringement intended.