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Apologies for the lack of updates to this site, this is, as some of you may know, due to a recent bereavement. Sadly I lost my partner Dean back in May of this year which came as a sudden shock, not only to myself but also to my family and the many friends Dean and I had.
I am hoping to focus on getting issue TWENTY together before the end of the year. It was Dean who encouraged me to put Inferno Fiction on line and therefore issue TWENTY will be dedicated to him.
I would Just like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support and kindness shown throughout this difficult time.
Hi and welcome to inferno-fiction.co.uk
Well, finally issue NINETEEN of Inferno Fiction is complete! Thank you all for your patience as we finally bring you the completed issue. Thwart with problems from the word go; interent issues, site provider issues and the latest, puppy issues! Our new addition to the household managed to chew through the cable of my laptop charger resulting in the loss of power to the laptop and as a result was unable to meet my last deadline!

I hope you all enjoy what's on offer with Madam Vastra's story continuing in Julie Kay's In Her Absence, the concluding act of Sean Bassett's bold and inventive Oh My Giddy Aunt!: The Doctor Who Musical (yes, we know you've been singing along to the songs as well!) as well as contributions from Michael Baxter, Jack Lawrence, Nick Wheeler, Nathan Mullins and a new comer to the worlds of Inferno Fiction, Matthew Senkowski. Meg MacDonald's Whistle Stop featuring the 9th Doctor is featured on the cover of this issue...a very good read too.

Now that this issue is complete I'll be looking for your contributions to the 20th issue of Inferno Fiction, a landmark edition to celebrate the online fiction fanzine's continued success. At the moment there is no deadline for this issue as I dont want to rush to complete this one but suffice to say that it will contain more fiction than previous issues and we have a few surprises instore too.

So, if you feel the urge to write something then please forward your submissions to infernofiction@gmail.com  All contributions will be considered for publication. If you're a budding artist too then let us see your work, again send them to our email address.
Please note that if you are submitting a multi-part piece of fiction then please ensure that you send us the complete work as we have had issues where parts have been submitted, published but not completed and therefore had to withdraw them the site.

InPrint are celebrating their 4th year online. Checkout their latest offering by following the link below.

Finally like to thank everyone who's contributed to this issue,  Michael Baxter, Matthew Senkowski, Julie Kay, Jack Lawrence, Sean Bassett, Nick Wheeler, Meg MacDonald and Nathan Mullins.
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 NINE 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.
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
Checkout the Bonus Comic Strip Adventure- Dark Journey by Question No.6 a tie-in to the launch of Dark Journey Series 2 which is available now. For more details checkout the links below or on the audio page.
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Doctor Who Magazine looks ahead to the return of one of Doctor Who's most popular monsters, in the forthcoming two-part adventure The Zygon Invasion & The Zygon Inversion – which also sees the return of fan-favourite Osgood

Episode writer Peter Harness tells the Magazine:

"There was a certain amount of fan outrage when Death in Heaven saw the apparent death of Osgood. Ingrid Oliver’s character was an instant hit on her first appearance in The Day of the Doctor. While there may not have been questions asked in Parliament about her death, there were definitely some furious tweets on the subject! But now she’s back..."

And, of course, the Zygons are back too.

"One thing I really had in my head when I was writing it was the Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and I think that's why it originally had the title Invasion of the Zygons. I thought that if aliens wanted to fight us and they were fighting us from a position of weakness, they would look at how we fight wars. The Zygons are not only stealing our faces, but they’re stealing the ways in which we fight each other nowadays"

Also inside the 92 page issue


DWM looks ahead to the brand new episodes The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived and talks exclusively with writers Jamie Mathieson and Catherine Tregenna.


Showrunner Steven Moffat answers readers’ questions about the series’ opening two-parter, and explains why Davros is unlike any other villain.


DWM goes behind the scenes of The Magician's Apprentice and The Witch's Familiar to discover how the planet Skaro was resurrected, with insights from Dalek voice actor Nicholas Briggs and writer Steven Moffat.


In an extensive interview, writer Toby Whithouse talks in-depth about his recent episodes Under the Lake and Before the Flood.


Excited by the new series, Jacqueline Rayner reflects on The Magician’s Apprentice and celebrates the magic of Doctor Who in her column, Relative Dimensions.


Prosthetic effects supervisor Kate Walshe of Millennium FX talks exclusively to DWM about her team's creations for the latest series, including Davros, Colony Sarff and the Fisher King.


DWM talks to Eighth Doctor Paul McGann about his biggest Doctor Who adventure to date: Doom Coalition!


The Fact of Fiction explores the second half of The War Games, the landmark Second Doctor story which introduced the Time Lords.


There's comic strip action in a terrifying new adventure for the Doctor and Clara: The Highgate Horror, by Mark Wright, illustrated by David A Roach and James Offredi.


DWM reviews the first four episodes of the latest series: The Magician’s Apprentice & The Witch's Familiar and Under the Lake & Before the Flood. Plus the latest books and audios are put under the spotlight.

Plus all the latest official news, reviews, competitions and The DWM Crossword.
AND! A giant-sized, double-sided poster!




Like a bad penny, we’ve turned up again, looking even more fabulous this time. Despite the regeneration, we guarantee that inside, we’ll be as shabby and as controversial as ever.

With evan more spelling mistakes this time.

In Issue 16 of Fish Fingers and Custard:

We take a look at series 8, review the episodes and investigate whether or not Steven Moffat likes to strip off when writing scripts

Growing up as a fan; one ardent fan looks through his life and how it has intertwined with Doctor Who, on and off-screen

Russell T. Davies’ novel ‘Damaged Goods’ is reviewed, along with its recent Big Finish adaptation

Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round – A Podcast for fans of all ages

And much more!

If you would like a printed copy of this sparkly Necronomicon, the prices are as follows:

UK: £2

Rest of The World: £4 (we DO like everyone all over the world, but the Royal Mail doesn’t and charges us more to post the fanzine. Sorry about that)

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Please note that this doesn’t mean that you’re family, but friends is fair enough. You wouldn’t want me as your family, I would eat all your biscuits.

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Please note that the payment process is undertaken by PayPal, but you don’t need to sign up to anything, just follow the steps. Also – the slightly higher price of the fanzine in the shop is to pay for the fee that PayPal likes to collect each fanzine.

If you’d like to contact us for whatever reason, be it to contribute something, or offer me a job, or if you just fancy having a chat, please e-mailfishcustardfanzine@googlemail.com

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
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

by Nicholas Briggs

The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe are leaving Earth after having successfully defeated a Cyberman invasion… The Cyber-fleet is still exploding… But something is escaping through the mass of vaporising debris.

In hot pursuit, the Doctor and his friends find themselves drawn to a mysterious planet where strange beasts slither through the streets of a deserted city… And an old enemy lurks beneath the streets.

As a force of heavily-armed aliens arrives, a battle to save the entire galaxy from invasion begins.

With Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury and Nicholas Briggs

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

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.
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