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DARLING now available as an ebook

November 7, 2012

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My novel DARLING is now available on Kindle! Amazon / Kindle For more information about DARLING, please visit its site.  

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Halloween Treats

October 31, 2012

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To the Autumn People: `Tis All Hallow’s Eve. The skies are grey and a chill wind blows. I’ve come across a few Halloween treats to offer today and so I thought I’d combine them all into one post. Enjoy! SKELETON FOUND IN OVERTURNED TREE Hurricane Sandy blew an ancient oak tree over and workers found […]

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Roundtable Discussion: The Horror of it all!

October 30, 2012

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I recently got together with friends and fellow authors Lisa Morton, John Palisano, and Jodi Lester to discuss what frightens us, the horror genre, the writing biz, and all sorts of other interesting goodies. Here’s Part 1 of the discussion: Q: What do you feel is the biggest misconception the public has in regards to […]

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Darling: The Soundtrack to the Novel – The Mythology of Darling Part 3

October 24, 2012

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Also check out Part 1: Black Hounds and Part 2: A Ghost Story for Halloween Okay, so I admit this one’s a bit of a stretch. The soundtrack to the novel presented as mythology? I’m with you. I’m kinda-sorta pulling a fast one here. But the music I listened to while writing the novel certainly […]

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Guest Post Over at the HWA Blog

October 22, 2012

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Every Halloween, the Horror Writers Association runs their “Halloween Haunts” series. Every day, there are a couple of new articles from writers in the field. Head on over and check out my piece on the ghost stories of M.R. James titled “Peculiar Genius.” While there, stick around and check out articles by folk like Lisa […]

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The March of the Autumn People

October 18, 2012

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“That country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars, sub-cellars, coal-bins, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun. That country […]

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Black Hounds

October 11, 2012

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My first novel, DARLING, is available from Bad Moon Books. So I thought I’d do a little series on some of the creepy real life legends that make appearances in the novel. `Tis the season, after all… “‘To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to […]

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Darling: A Preview

August 23, 2012

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My first novel, DARLING, will be released soon from Bad Moon Books. To celebrate, I got thoroughly drunk, thrown in jail, shived, married to a fellow inmate, and then released on good behavior. I’ve also created a new page on this site devoted to DARLING. But my parole officer suggested that I place a preview of the […]

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A Message from the Promotional Arm of Hodson Enterprises

June 5, 2012

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* Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now.  -PT Barnum * What an asshole. -Some clown on the topic of PT […]

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A Ghost Story for Halloween – The Mythology of DARLING Part 2

October 15, 2011

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My novel DARLING will be released by Bad Moon Books on October 26th. To celebrate, I’m posting a series exploring some of the mythology that inspired the book. This is an old post, but since it deals with one of the core concepts of the book I thought I’d do a little re-purposing. To learn more […]

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