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14 Oct 2019 Gordon White

I was thrilled to write the introduction to Gordon White's excellent first collection of short fiction, titled As Summer’s Mask Slips and Other Disruptions, releases from Trepidatio Publishing in Jan. 2020. Gordon is an excellent writer with a veteran's confident voice and I suspect that readers will...

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10 Sep 2019 Updates and a video

Summer is finished and so is my novella, Archibald Leech, the Many Storied Man. It will go over to a publisher this week and I'll have updates after that. For now, it's back to what I expect will be my final draft of All the Teeth...

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27 Aug 2019 Scares that Care

Last night, exhausted from the road, I expressed my happiness in a future schedule clear of travel. Toady I've thrown that out the window and locked in my hotel room and table for Scares that Care 2020. Glutton for punishment? Hell yes....

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21 Aug 2019 All Aboard Leviathan

A wonderful Amazon review of The Isle by Marissa Smith! "From the children to the corpses, I thoroughly enjoyed being immersed in Foster's dark world again with little regard for modern time. I often get distracted and don't finish books but that was definitely not the case...

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21 Aug 2019 My Necronomicon Schedule

Here is my Necronomicon schedule:   I’m arriving on Friday around lunch.   Saturday – 3:00-4:15pm   THE UNNAMABLE DOWN EAST: THE INFLUENCE OF LOVECRAFT ON THE WORKS OF STEPHEN KING – Biltmore Ballroom, Graduate 17th Floor What elements of Lovecraftian fiction have been incorporated by King into his narratives? Which stories...

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06 Aug 2019 Work in Progress

I typically have more than one project going at a time in various stages of development. As I wait for notes back on the novel All the Teeth in the World I'm revising a novel/novella titled Archibald Leech, the Many Storied Man. This project grew...

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05 Aug 2019 Necon 39 was fantastic

It's hard to figure out to begin when recapping Necon, a unique conference in Portsmouth, RI oft likened to a summer camp for horror writers/readers/publishers. Do I start with my terrible performance in the Necon Olympics miniature golf event? My roommate Paul Tremblay? Dinners out...

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