Dunsany stands dedicated to strange and lovely worlds of fantastic beauty. To the truly imaginative he is a talisman and a key unlocking rich store houses of dreams.” ~H.P. Lovecraft Described as the fantasist’s fantasist, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, more commonly known as Lord Dunsany, was a prolific writer of short stories, novels, plays, … Continue reading Writers of Past Renown: Lord Dunsany
Clark Ashton Smith was considered one of the big three of Weird Tales, along with Robert E. Howard and H. P. Lovecraft, and was a member of the Lovecraft Circle.
Given that the good people of Luvmbookistein celebrate "National Woelf Dietrich Week" this week, I thought I'd share an oldie with you. It's been a while since I mentioned The Seals of Abgal. I've updated it and reformatted everything and I made it look better than before. One has to. Technology keeps improving the way … Continue reading National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein
I have another log entry for you from my alter ego, Wifelier Docht, over at The Collective SF's blog. This latest installment is a bit grim and may just qualify as sci-fi-horror. You be the judge of that: Skin-Deep Will I ever escape? Do I dare think this? How many times over the 300 years have … Continue reading The Collective SF / Skin-Deep
My subscribers already saw the cover for my upcoming Collective SF story, Hameln-13, and today at the Halloween party I had my official cover and synopsis reveal. Just to give you some quick background info for those who don't know, The Collective SF is a group of authors who write in a shared universe where slave-scribes toil tethered … Continue reading Hameln-13 Cover Reveal and a Surprise Gift
Seals received an interesting review on Monday. Apart from the reference to R. Crumb which I thought was a bit off the mark, overall, a very well written assessment in which the reviewer acknowledges my salute to H.P. Lovecraft. I'll be honest, I loved that she did that. It is both humbling and euphoric. I … Continue reading The Seals of Abgal: A Homage to Lovecraft