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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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The Lurking Fear: The Complete Lovecraft #37

Old tentacle hugger has inspired a lot of writers over the years. He’s also inspired an awful lot of bands. There is definitely something about Lovecraft and musicians. Not that I can claim to be above the occasional musical reference in these blog posts, … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 8

Day 8:  Today’s gem, which the calendar feels obliged to quantify, just in case the whole experience is really getting to you presumably… Kill somebody! (in the story) Target for the day, get to 13333 words Current word count 6875 words … Continue reading

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30 Days of NaNoWriMo: Day 2

Day 2.  on my NaNoWriMo calendar this year… What were we thinking? Target for the day, get to 3333 words Current word count 879 words One day down, twenty-nine to go, and in my personal journey I am already behind. … Continue reading

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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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Year of the Dead

We have lost a lot of loved and respected famous people in the last year. Individuals who’s passing has affected us, brought tears, sadness and that strange form of grief we feel for people who we have never known personally … Continue reading

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When we were seventeen by Waiting for Wednesday Album review

Having subjected everyone to my ‘music journalism‘ in my last post. I had no real intention of ever doing so again as I don’t claim to know much about music beyond what I like. I will admit what I like … Continue reading

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