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Signal Boost: Hellbender Media

A bit more than a year ago, a very good friend of mine, edwardmartiniii, started a project to write a new horror short story every week for a year. The result appeared in a blog he called Tales from the Blinkspace.

He is, and I say this without reservation, one of the best horror writers I've ever read. His stories are quirky, unpredictable, occasionally Lovecraftian in feel if not in subject, and very often brilliant. Quite a few of them made me think, one of them gave me nightmares, and I even appear in one as a character (no, I won't say which one, you'll have to find it yourself).

And now it's a book.

I highly, highly recommend this book for anyone who's a fan of quality short stories. You can see more about it on his Web site, Hellbender Media, here or find the book on Amazon here.


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Jan. 21st, 2012 06:58 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm... I'm really touched!

I might have to use you in another story after such very nice words...

...assuming you still feel that's a compliment.

Hm, "Bugs" got under your skin, huh? Awesome!
Jan. 21st, 2012 07:27 am (UTC)
Haha! No wonder I can't get into your writing causevif Franklin says its scary? I'd most likely have nightmares ;)
Jan. 22nd, 2012 01:46 am (UTC)
Well, not all are scary. Some are... provocative. "True Love" comes to mind as an example. A lot of people who don't like horror seem to like "Watching," too.
Jan. 22nd, 2012 01:53 am (UTC)
ah... I saw pet cemetary & I got complretely freaked out by it.... something about a three yr old trying to kill you id just .. .. uber squicky to me...
I simply couldn't watch :-p
Jan. 22nd, 2012 03:47 am (UTC)
Ah yes, well, that's Pet Sematary for you.

That would be like watching "Orgazmo" and deciding that Mormons make the best porn.
Jan. 22nd, 2012 02:04 am (UTC)
define.... provocative,,,,
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