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November ‘Hopeless’ reviews#1

  New England Gothic By Nimue Brown , illustrated by Tom Brown I am, as some readers may be aware, an unapologetic a fan boy when it comes to Tom Browns art, Nimue Browns writing and the world of Hopeless … Continue reading

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Writing Without Time: Indie October Guest Post by Meredith Debonnaire

WRITING WITHOUT TIME: Being a poor indie writer trying to write while juggling with two-and-a-half jobs and the electrified zombie of your social life. I often see advice for writers along the lines of “Write every day” and “set aside … Continue reading

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New England Gothic: A hopeless kickstarter…

Other girls believed there were monsters in the woods. If that were true, they paid Annamarie no attention. Sometimes she felt disappointed by this. This is going to be an odd review, because I am reviewing something i haven’t finished … Continue reading

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The History of the Necronomicon: TCL#56

The history of the Necronomicon is not a story as such, but a brief foe-academic treatise on the history of the most famous book old tentacle hugger ever dreamed up. He never wrote it, for reasons that are perhaps obvious (what … Continue reading

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The Tentacle Reviews…

In my hands there rests a thing of wonder, a thing of joy, a thing of imaginative splendour and chilling, spine-tingling, mind-bending weirdness… Actually, that’s a lie, it’s not in my hands, and it’s not an it, it’s a they… … Continue reading

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The Very Old Folk: TCL#55

“Malitia vetus—malitia vetus est . . . venit . . . tandem venit . . .” Or for those of you without a working grasp of Latin…  Or who don’t have google to hand… “Wickedness of old—it is wickedness of old…happened…happened at last…” Those are the last words of … Continue reading

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The Colour Out Of Space: TCL#54

It was a scene from a vision of Fuseli, and over all the rest reigned that riot of luminous amorphousness, that alien and undimensioned rainbow of cryptic poison from the well—seething, feeling, lapping, reaching, scintillating, straining, and malignly bubbling in … Continue reading

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The Hopeless Interview…

As an indie author, I try to be a bit of an advocate for indie novelists and indie creators in general. But while my reviews may entertain, and hopefully even point some of you in the direction of books which … Continue reading

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Indie April #9: A multiplicity of worlds

It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience, and it is a time to … Continue reading

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Indie April#8: The Isle without Hope

It’s Indie April, a celebration of all things Indie, be it novels, movies, music or art. The idea being to encourage interaction between indie creatives, and that most elusive of beasties the wider audience, and it is a time to … Continue reading

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