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Swords v. Cthulhu Teaser: L. Lark

Swords v. Cthulhu is our newest genre-blending anthology of original fiction, and as it shambles toward its summertime publication we’re going to be posting excerpts from each of the stories. Today’s teaser comes from “St. Baboloki’s Hymn for Lost Girls,”

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Swords v Cthulhu

What hope has a humble adventurer when faced with a fight against Cthulhu himself? No matter; the true swordsperson cares not for hope—only for the bite of steel against flesh, whether that flesh be eldritch or more conventional. So, grab

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The Forgotten Monk

A Man Without A Past Cipher is a monk: a master of the Deadly Arts, able to dismantle enemies using his bare hands. He is immune to lies, and can see volumes of information in the smallest detail. Unfortunately, that’s

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Letters to Lovecraft

EIGHTEEN WHISPERS TO THE DARKNESS ‘The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.’ So begins H. P. Lovecraft’s essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature,” arguably the most

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Inside The New Gothic: Damien Kelly’s ‘The Whipping Boy’

The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations. The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits to the core archetypes of the Gothic,

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Inside the New Gothic: “The Devil in a Hole”

The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations. The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits to the core archetypes of the Gothic,

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Inside the New Gothic: Sean Logan

The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations. The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits to the core archetypes of the Gothic,

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Inside the New Gothic: “The Boy by the Gate”

The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations. The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits to the core archetypes of the Gothic,

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Inside the New Gothic: “Reading the Signs” by Ramsey Campbell

The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations. The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits to the core archetypes of the Gothic,

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Strange Happenings at Stone Skin Press

Enigmatic Icon here. There’s been a lot of remarkable excavations at the word quarries, and since we keep unearthing new specimens I’ll try to stop in a little more often to keep you all abreast. Here’s what we’ve turned up

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