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The Rats In the Walls: The Complete Lovecraft #38

The first Lovecraft story I ever read was ‘The Rats In The Walls’. I always have, and will always, looked upon it fondly, for all its flaws. It remains the tale I am most likely to recommend as a starting … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 7

Day 7:  The unfortunate truth from today’s calendar… Nobody said it had to be good, now write… Target for the day, get to 11667 words Current word count 5824 words While that particular truth may seem disheartening my advice is don’t worry … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 3

Day 3:  and today’s cheerleading comment in the calendar Sack your inner editor today Target for the day, get to 5000 words Current word count 2219 words So, on the plus side after the Goldfrapp incident, I have been able … Continue reading

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The Hound: The Complete Lovecraft #36

From one of the crumbling gravestones–dated 1747–I chipped a small piece to carry away. It lies before me as I write–and ought to suggest some sort of horror story. I must place it beneath my pillow as I sleep… Just … Continue reading

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The Vanities Of The Strong

I have seen the future of humanity, and it is war.War on a scale unprecedented.War that will consume the world, leaving millions slaughtered in the mud of Europe.War that will cause misery untold as nation fights nation with all the … Continue reading

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2000AD hits prog 2000 redux

Back in the mists of time (or 1977 as we also called it). Before the video game revolution, before mobile phones, and before superhero movies had real special effects.  When Star Wars, was the only Star Wars movie and the Sfi Channel … Continue reading

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"So Whats your book about ?"

I keep being asked this question and it’s a fair question to ask. The problem is I still don’t really have an answer to it. At least not a short concise answer that sums up the novel. I wrote it, published … Continue reading

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