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The Music of Erich Zann: The Complete Lovecraftian#26

Listen to them, the children of the night. What beautiful music they make: Bram Stoker… Music and horror have always been linked. Watch any horror movie, with the music track off, and you will see what I mean. We are … Continue reading

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‘Passing Place’ 99p-99c Sale

Step in from the cold, through the saloon door of the strangest bar in creation. A place where causality is just a set of rules and the rules can be bent. Where no one knows your name, but everyone has … Continue reading

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The Quest of Iranon: The Complete Lovecraft#25

Some tales are more interesting in the abstract than in the telling. Sad though that may be, ‘The Quest of Iranon‘ is one such tale. While it’s a pleasant enough read, it does not really have anything that grips you … Continue reading

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Physics and the Voodoo Doll…

Occasionally my dyslexic brain and the weird way it makes connections, goes off on an odd tangent and I find my self-thinking about something in a new way. New for me that is, not necessarily new because no one else has ever thought … Continue reading

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Harlem’s Hellfighters…

‘The Ballard of Pvt Burbanks’ a pivotal chapter in ‘Passing Place’ tells what you could call the ‘origin’ story of  Sonny Burbanks, the doorman at the very strange bar of the title. ‘Very strange’ is perhaps an understatement when describing the Esqwiths … Continue reading

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Sea Glass Revelations

A few miles north of my home are the seven beaches of Seaham. A wild and windy stretch of the County Durham coast line that stretches for several miles either side of the small village come port of Seaham on Sea. … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom 3

Words of wisdom from writers a little more famous than myself… Part of a very occasional continuing series of posts with writers quotes about the craft… And because I find myself in need of inspirational quotes as I launch myself … Continue reading

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