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Earl Leaston Bell (Эрл Листон Белл)

(11 февраля 1895, Аугуста, Джорджия – 26 марта 1972, там же) американский писатель.
Родился в семье страхового агента.
В 1917 работал репортером в газете Augusta Herald. 35 more words

Писатель

Salivamo la scala stretta,
La mia candela ed io,
E dalle ombre acquattate venne
Un sospiro piccolo e stanco.
E non c’era niente sulle scale…

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Weird Tales

Flash Fiction: Mr. Belial

Our good friends at Shock Totem are in the midst of another Flash Fiction contest.  I unfortunately ran out of writing time last week and couldn’t get an entry in, but thought I’d share the weird little piece I wrote for a contest earlier this year. 896 more words

Horror

The Hungry Foot

A doctor in North Carolina found a tooth with a crown and roots growing in the foot of a 13 year old boy!

He was pleased to report that the tooth was removed without complication. 6 more words

Humor

Songs from Another Era

I started writing poetry or more accurately perhaps lyrics, at the age of about 12. At that time, I had just received my first acoustic guitar for Christmas and had already formed a ‘band’ with Andy Wells, my next door neighbour. 577 more words

Poetry

Reading Red Spectres: Russian Gothic Tales

As Chris Baldick pointed out in his introduction to The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales, gothic fiction arose (and still thrives) as a reaction to “the tyranny of the past” — historically, the tyranny of the Catholic Church; but in more modern times, the tyranny of repressive societal mores or dysfunctional family histories. 813 more words

Books

Drats!

A clerk, whose false teeth suddenly disappeared from his dressing table the previous night, offered a reward for their recovery. A young man took up the offer, visited the house, and from a hole beside a stump, he extracted many odds and ends, including his prize. 26 more words

Humor