Tag Archives: mystery

Non-Lethal Mysteries

I think I may be ready to do it again. I have this strange condition–call it “Dr. Jeckyl & The Pied Piper Syndrome” where I am suddenly struck with a completely off the wall idea combined with a compulsion to … Continue reading

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Murder The Tour Guide

“My name is Flint. Flint Norton.  I’m currently clinging to the side of building, five stories above a street that is teeming with undead, all clawing at the bricks and driven by mindless hunger to follow me.  Moving slowly, I … Continue reading

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The Wind From A Distant Storm

This is a subject that I have touched on in this blog before, but I’d like to specifically discuss it in terms of the 21st Century Thrilling Adventure project. I consider the Exotic an indispensable element of the kind of stories … Continue reading

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Have You Any Dreams You’d Like To Sell?

I am just shy of 20,000 words on my current project, Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts. It is set in a new world, not related to The Book Of Lost Doors.  I would categorize it as a Noir Fantasy.  My … Continue reading

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Closing The Lost Door

Just about four years ago I started writing Catskinner’s Book. I didn’t have any real plan when I started it.  I had a narrator and his shadow self, and a desire to play around with some of the ideas that … Continue reading

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Two Dead Ends And You’ve Still Got To Choose

In a recent discussion about the Monster Hunter International series I started musing about why certain characters don’t interest me as much as others.  The phrase I came up with was “a sense of moral peril” and I want to … Continue reading

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My Kind Of Ghost Story

It’s been a while since I did any recommendations on this blog, but I have run across a series that I am really enjoying.  It’s also kind of topical, since it’s almost Halloween and this series is about a ghost. … Continue reading

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