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The Horror Crossroads

@AlanBaxter was cool enough to rig this together, as I’ve got the words, but not the photoshoppery:

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At that Customer Service Switchboard

Man, this post plus the last one, you’d think I just troll these here internets, waiting for something that, to me, evokes one of my books. But? This one. C’mon. Having to work the call center for a defunct video game? That’s exactly the premise of The Long Trial of Nolan Dugatti:


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Demon Theory Days

are still not over. And, don’t mean to fake like it was the first book to pretend to be a novelization of a film (well, trilogy) that never happened—think Lem beat us all to that, somewhat, and I’m halfway remembering Coover having done something in that arena—but, glad to see it’s still going on:

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Eight years back

Wending my way through my school’s book-ordering stuff, and I thought, Wait, wonder if I’m in here. Turns out I am. Or, I was, eight years ago. I remember that year, too. I was wondering if I’d ever have another book out. Never really thought I’d have fifteen or sixteen out. Cool. Here’s to eight more crazy and unlikely years.

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Birchbark

Always had the dream of walking through Birchbark Books some fine afternoon. Until then, being there in a book’ll definitely do:

What to #read? Who to read? Start here. This is just one section from @birchbarkbooks at #NALS2018 @NALSymposium @SGJ72 @TereseMarieM #LouiseErdrich @heyteebs #LeslieSilko @badndns #louisowens @LeAnneHowe #SusanPower #GordonHenry and more: pic.twitter.com/eNWQ4CB1bh

— TVAyyyy (@TVAyyyy) March 23, 2018

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Devil and the Deep

Ellen Datlow’s new anthology, which I’m fortunate enough to have waded into, way past my depth. Here’s a few of us saying some stuff about it over at Kirkus:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/features/how-ellen-datlow-and-authors-i-devil-and-deep-blue/

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McSweeney’s no longer a humor website

I mean—they’re just laying down truth now, right?

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/the-entry-for-webmd-on-webmd

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Mapping the Interior of the Classroom

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Night Cyclist art

So impossibly cool:

WELCOME to my FAKE TOR COVER for THE NIGHT CYCLIST by STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES!!! vroom vroom!!! pic.twitter.com/IV1UbX1Ads

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Wow

Honored to be on the back of Laird’s envelope with these talented, hard-working writers:

Kelly Link; Brian Evenson; Victor LaValle; Nathan Ballingrud; Stephen Graham Jones; Aimee Bender; John Langan; Donald Ray Pollack; Dan Chaon; Livia Llewellyn.
If I were scribbling a back-of-the envelope North Armerican All-Star list of living writers, this would be today’s list

— Laird Barron (@LairdBarron) February 7, 2018

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