Category Archives: 2020 quotes

The Shadow over Innsmouth / TCL #61

While many of Lovecraft’s stories were published in periodical magazines like Weird Tales in his lifetime, only one was ever published as a book, even then the whole print run was only 200 copies each priced at a dollar. It … Continue reading

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Writing in the dark

Fairy tales, those bright cheerful stories of our childhood upon which Walt Disney built an empire, once you get below the gloss tend to be on the dark side. But then, most fairy tales started out as folk tales, and … Continue reading

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When inspiration is lacking…

Occasionally every writer hits a wall where inspiration seems determined to elude them. On such occasions I find solace in the odd quote or three from other writers, here then are a selection for anyone struggling for inspiration as they … Continue reading

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A Little Wisdom…

Sometimes everyone needs the odd quote or two to put things back into some kind of perspective… I haven’t shared any for a while but found myself needing a little inspiration stuck as I am in the doldrums of a … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #52

These daily (or occasionally daily) quotes started out as something just bright and cheerful to do for the year. But that as before 2020 became the strange and mildly terrifying year it has become. The world has become a strange … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #51

Its been a little while… And the world is a little strange right  now which has contributed in part to it being a while…  But it seems time for another quote, one from a master of the odd, strange and … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #50

An on going series of quotes from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer: Not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them… William Blake was a … Continue reading

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Writing Female Characters

I have over the years read too many books with shocking badly written female characters in them. I suspect I am not alone. Indeed I can give you a list of far too many ‘great’ writers who write awful female … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #49

Because sometimes you need a quote or two to get you through the day, or just make you smile, or think… Today is dear old Edgar, great grandfather of all that is gothic, Allen, really quite a cheerful is misunderstood … Continue reading

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Quotes for 2020 #46 & 47

An on going series of a quote a day from those most worthy of individuals, writers…  Disclaimer: Not all quotes are meant to inspire… Not all comments I make upon them are entirely honest either, occasionally Hannibal writes them… In … Continue reading

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