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"This Thing Ought to Be Reported to the Psychic Research Society": Henry C. Mercer's Charles Carrington

One should come to expect the occasional uncanny coincidence when excavating supernatural fiction, I suppose. I was reading Henry C. Mercer’s November Night Tales (1928) because I knew that at least… 567 more words

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At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H P Lovecraft, written in 1931 and first published in Astounding Stories. The story is a summation of Lovecraft’s lifelong fascination with the Antartic, beginning from the time when he had followed with avidity reports of the explorations of Scott, Amundsen and others in the early decades of the 20th century. 655 more words


Fiction Hygiene

Fiction Hygiene
date: 11216

he stinks so bad
that even bleach in my armpits and not days
but minutes before
with his past non-showered smell dead… 255 more words


I write novels for adults, young adults and children. My young adult/children’s ghost novel, Rare Sight, has attracted more than 6,000 readers on the Movellas teen fiction site. 99 more words

Creative Writing

Penumbra: Dragon (part three of four)

The illuminated face looked like a cat’s face. The eye itself was as big as her head and seemed to glow a bright yellow. The face turned and let out a roar. 1,127 more words


Penumbra Dragon part two of four

“I got your text.” Julia said lamely. Cindy looked at her two drenched friends and saw Clark had an arm in a sling.

“It happened that Julia and I were in the neighborhood. 395 more words


Penumbra: Dragon part 1 of 4

Perhaps it was the thunder and lightning that kept Cindy Sinclair’s eyes open. The incessant rain drummed upon the roof like an endless march. It was barely past nine, but fighting her brother into bed had been more than enough to tire her out. 398 more words