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Help Laird Barron cover medical costs!

Just a short note here to help bring attention to a GoFundMe for brilliant horror and thriller author Laird Barron, who has been hospitalized with a severe illness. I’ve talked about Barron’s work quite often on this blog, and have … Continue reading

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Swift to Chase, by Laird Barron

(Taking a short break from entanglement and Rome posts to catch up on some fiction blogging!) Laird Barron is, in my humble opinion, one of the most talented authors of horror fiction working today, and will be regarded historically as … Continue reading

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Laird Barron’s The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All

I am a HUGE fan of Laird Barron’s work!  I haven’t been as excited about an author of horror and weird fiction since I discovered Ramsey Campbell‘s work about two decades ago.  Since I first ran across Barron’s work in … Continue reading

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Laird Barron’s The Croning

I love Laird Barron’s writing!  I first came across his work in the horror collection Haunted Legends; Barron’s story, “The Redfield Girls”, really stood out to me above all the others in terms of its eloquence and eeriness. Since then, … Continue reading

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Laird Barron’s Occultation

It didn’t take much for me to become a fan of Laird Barron’s writing.  I first encountered the horror author’s work in the wonderful anthology Haunted Legends, and Barron’s story The Redfield Girls stood out as a beautifully written and … Continue reading

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Laird Barron’s The Imago Sequence

Still working on my NaNoWriMo novel, though I hope to finish well before the end of the month.  In the meantime, I’m trying to catch up on a few long-delayed posts! Last month, I had the pleasure of reading and … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats 2014

(Update: It cost me a good deal of my sanity, but I think I fixed “The Monkey’s Paw” pdf to load quickly in browser.) It’s that time again to post a collection of “Halloween Treats”: classic ghost and horror stories … Continue reading

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Larry Blamire’s Tales of the Callamo Mountains

One of the things I love about using Twitter is the opportunity to connect with people whose work I admire, from writers to scientists to artists to actors to musicians.  Those connections can then lead you to new “discoveries” that … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats 2013

Every year since I started this blog back in 2007, I’ve been posting a collection of “Halloween Treats”: classic short stories of horror that are freely available to read on the internet. You can read my previous editions:  2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and … Continue reading

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Madness on canvas: art in horror fiction

When you read enough horror fiction, certain themes recur consistently in the wonderful chaos of ideas.  Among these, I was recently struck by how often the visual arts appear as the centerpiece of horror stories.  This primarily involves paintings, but … Continue reading

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