I09 lists 18 killer stories.
http://clarionfoundation.wordpress.com/2011/08/30/guest-blog-mark-lawrence-author-of-prince-of-thorns/ I’ve been meaning to post this for ages, but [excuse here]. Mark Lawrence is the author of Prince of Thorns, which I have yet to read, and will as as soon as [explain here]. But no, I will. It’s in my Amazon cart, just waiting for my VISA card to roll over. Needless to…
I’m having trouble getting to these posts lately, what with finishing the novel, trying to organize some teaching for myself, updating my writertopia page for the Campbell Award, trying to submit stuff on a regular basis and the usual insomnia. But today is Jules Vernes’ birthday, so happy birthday, Jules. There is a nice write-up…
I read North American Lake Monsters once before, or most of it, but maybe I didn’t have time to absorb itit exactly, or all of it, but this time I did. I could get into the language and the way Balingrud twists up the tension, especially, in a story like Way Station, with the transitions….
Go here now, if you want nine of the best weird books you’ll ever read. Ever. Here is a list, with selected reviews, and don’t forget, you can get these, all of these, thanks to the good folks at Lazy Fascist Press, and Story Bundle, and PAY WHATEVER YOU WANT, yeah that, at Story Bundle….
I want to say Carver’s style with Dennis LeHane’s heart but McClanahan’s stories mess with both.