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Taking A Break To Write A Novel

I shan’t be blogging so much for a while because I’ve started to write a novel, and it’s taking up all my creative energy.

So far the experience has been a revelation. 268 more words

Chaos Magic

The Long Road to Missouri, by Bowdoin

Indeed, it’s a Long Road to Missouri. Especially when you’re involved with another murder. Even after you’ve retired.

A fast-paced mystery that takes an assassin out of retirement. 195 more words

Book Review

Pick From The Box

Here’s one of Inos’s that I didn’t include in the  microfictions PDF :

She held out the box of folded up pieces of paper to me and said, “Pick from the box.” They looked like raffle tickets, but they weren’t: they were options in a party game. 62 more words

Flash Fiction

The Witches, 1966, Pan (Peter Curtis)

We all love a film tie-in in the world of tawdry horror paperbacks, don’t we? Whether it’s a novelisation of the film or a re-issue of a novel with the artwork (and often the new name of) the film adaptation. 1,810 more words


The Sorcery Club ~ Elliott O'Donnell (The Dennis Wheatley Library of the Occult ~ Volume 6 (Sphere, 1974))

Next up in The Dennis Wheatley Library of The Occult is volume six, The Sorcery Club by Elliott O’Donnell.

I’m sure that many of us have one or two O’Donnell books kicking about on our shelves, he was relatively prolific and his books were immensely popular in their day. 1,498 more words

Dennis Wheatley

Evil Guardian Angel

This one was channelled from Ino

I don’t know what to do with my English public schoolgirl friend. She never actually wore a tie at school, but I’ve decided that the Old School Tie is something that strangles those who try to survive without being streetwise. 298 more words

Flash Fiction

Carnacki the Ghost-Finder ~ William Hope Hodgson (The Dennis Wheatley Library of the Occult ~ Volume 5 (Sphere, 1974))

And so we’re onto number five of the Dennis Wheatley Library of The Occult series, William Hope Hodgson’s Carnacki the Ghost-Finder.

If anyone had asked me, not that anyone ever has, if I liked the Carnacki tales I would most definitely have replied in the affirmative. 1,399 more words

Dennis Wheatley