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The History of This Morbid Life

In less than a week, my 15th book — This Morbid Life — will be out from Automatism Press. It’s had quite a journey to publication, so seeing it in print finally is extra sweet. Early in 2008, I submitted … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Trilby Plants

It feels like I’ve known Trilby Plants forever.  She was a member of the writers group that taught me to write back in the misty days of the 1980s. I had the pleasure of publishing a true ghost story by … Continue reading

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The Mortician’s Gift

Every year I repost the true story of my Halloween visit to the Westgate Gallery in New Orleans.  The story originally appeared in Morbid Curiosity magazine, and was reprinted in Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues. (I still have some paperback … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues

My first big book sale came in 2008, when Scribner bought a collection of essays I’d culled from my Morbid Curiosity magazine. Morbid Curiosity collected true first-person confessions from people around the world, talking about the crazy stuff they had survived. It … Continue reading

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199 Cemeteries at Ipso Facto

Just a reminder that I’ll be at the legendary Ipso Facto at 517 N. Harbor Boulevard in Fullerton, California tonight at 5:30 pm to sign copies of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die.  I’ll also have copies of Morbid Curiosity #10, Morbid Curiosity … Continue reading

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