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A Return to the October Country

October 15, 2013

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That magical time of year is here once again. The skies are a little grayer, the air a little chillier. Multicolored leaves dance their way down the street in the embrace of a cool wind. Candles flicker from inside the hollow eyes of a pumpkin and ghosts cavort across our television screens. And, perhaps, across […]

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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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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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Women In Horror Month: An Interview with Lisa Morton

February 8, 2012

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February is WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH, a month I’m sure most of you had no idea existed. February, I mean. Who keeps track of anything between Christmas and the Fourth of July? In all seriousness, women in the horror genre are often relegated to the role of Victim. Only female stand-up comics seem to get […]

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Beer and Moaning in Las Vegas, or My Weekend With Hal Bodner

September 28, 2011

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In the van ride home from KillerCon 3 in Las Vegas, Hal Bodner looked out the window at the desert speeding by. Behind him, John Skipp flipped through his CD’s with John Palisano, trying to find the perfect road trip music. Lisa Morton and Shannon Neil sat in back, sunglasses on, Shannon napping while Lisa was […]

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The 2011 Bram Stoker Awards

June 26, 2011

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The 2011 Bram Stoker Awards were held recently by the Horror Writers Association. Several close friends of mine won awards and I just wanted to take a moment to congratulate them. Here is a list of winners from the HWA’s site (www.horror.org): HWA Announces 2010 Bram Stoker Award Winners Superior Achievement in a NOVEL   […]

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