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5 Questions for Martha Allard

My friend Martha is crushing it this year.  She’s already had a collection of short stories published (I interviewed her about it here) but now she’s got a novelette out called Speak My Name, which picks up on characters from some … Continue reading

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The 1st reading of October

I’ll be at the Main Branch of the San Mateo Public Library (55 W 3rd Ave, San Mateo, California) on Wednesday night to read a spooky story and start the season off right. Joining me will be Emerian Rich, Jonathan … Continue reading

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5 Questions for L.S. Johnson

I’ve interviewed L.S. Johnson before, but that was before I got a chance to read her brilliant story collection called Vacui Magia.  (My Goodreads review is here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2954975503. TLDR: Angela Carter+Clive Barker+Neil Gaiman.)  She’s also got a story in the … Continue reading

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My Panel History

I’ve been appearing on panels at conventions since my first World Horror Convention in 2000, when I was on a panel with Michael J. Straczynski. I’ve never pulled all those panels together — and this will probably be of no … Continue reading

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Recovering from the Silicon Valley Comic Con

Wow. I’ve never worked a 3-day stint in a dealers room before and I’d never been to a comic con, so last weekend was a real education. To start with, the cosplay was a whole lot more fun than I … Continue reading

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