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Hallowe’en horror – why we love a great ghoul & the scary art of self-publishing

Well I did it. I doubt anything All Hallows Eve could throw at me could be more frightening. My admiration for all those out there who regularly self-publish their fiction is immense – putting work that has been part of … Continue reading

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In which I write a spooky story for Hallow’een – The Marrow Spoon

(Inspired by M.R.James, master of the ghost story in whose footsteps I aspire to follow, with reverence) The date upon which the following incident occurred is a little unclear, but its consequences are most certainly not. A very close friend has had … Continue reading

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Of pumpkin, pall and poetry -what really makes me sleep with the light on….

There will be few of those reading this blog unaware that tonight is Hallowe’en.If it isn’t pouring with rain thousands of children will be knocking on doors demanding sweets with menaces, and tomorrow tons of delicious pumpkin will be lying … Continue reading

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The Gallery 32 – Life through red tinted lenses…

The prompt for week 32 of The Gallery over at Sticky Fingers in The Colour Red in homage to Halloween and all things gory and gruesome. I love ghosts and the gothic at any time of year but it is … Continue reading

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