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« Reply #30 on: March 24, 2010, 02:37:39 PM »
You mention "Disobeying the Muse might be perilous" in your blog.

Have you read Matt cardin's recent series of articles on the Demon Muse?
http://www.demonmuse.com/you-and-your-inner-partner-getting-to-know-your-creative-genius/

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« Reply #31 on: March 24, 2010, 02:46:30 PM »
I haven't, no. But I might do so now. Cheers, Des!
I used to get annoyed when stories would come into my head out of the blue and disrupt my schedule of pre-arranged stories to write. I thought of them as queue jumpers!
Now I give them an easy time and don't resent them! I just write them down!

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« Reply #32 on: March 27, 2010, 06:07:32 PM »
Jeff VanderMeer is currently sniffing books. His initial list of sniffed books can be found here:
http://www.jeffvandermeer.com/2010/03/26/the-smell-of-the-weird-sniffing-books/

He intends to sniff others in the near future!

Amongst this first batch of sniffooks, Thomas Ligotti is judged to be the most disturbing. Read the blog to find out why!

Or don't read it to not find out!

I once spilled a bottle of patouchli oil over a James Branch Cabell novel (The Silver Stallion in point of fact) and for many years afterwards it smelled like a Goan beach party.

Why not share your own anecdotes of literary olfactory exploits?

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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2010, 07:36:51 PM »
Here's the Twisthorn Bellow book, in the flesh ... on the Atomic Fez table at the World Horror convention.



If you missed it at WHC then you can pick up a copy at EasterCon. Or head over to the Atomic website and order it online. Go on, you know you want to!

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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #34 on: April 07, 2010, 03:59:12 PM »
My new blog entry is about the great writer John Sladek...
http://postmodernmariner.blogspot.com/


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« Reply #35 on: April 08, 2010, 11:09:36 AM »
My latest blog entry is about Eastercon (Odyssey 2010), my first UK con!
Contains negative stuff as well as positive!
May contain nuts!
http://rhysaurus.blogspot.com/



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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #36 on: April 12, 2010, 10:45:32 AM »
Ah! Another John Sladek fan! I've been a disciple since reading Tik Tok. Does that collection contain The Lost Nose? Or that really odd one that looks like a game of snakes & ladders & you have to follow the boxes all over the shop?

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« Reply #37 on: April 12, 2010, 04:08:13 PM »
No, alas, but it does contain 'Space Shoes of the Gods', one of the funniest satires against Von Daniken ever written. And it contains a story in the shape of a bridge. And another story that is perhaps the finest 'locked room' crime story ever written...

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« Reply #38 on: April 15, 2010, 11:49:34 AM »
A blog entry that's all about satire, with special reference to Norman Spinrad's astounding novel The Iron Dream.
Click here:
]http://www.incwriters.co.uk/?p=1587]




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« Reply #39 on: April 16, 2010, 10:01:30 AM »
My latest blog entry is about spring and volcanic ash and Philip Josť Farmer and can be found here:
http://rhysaurus.blogspot.com/



And the final interview between the Postmodern Mariner and the eight Sea-of-Tea pirates may be found here:
http://postmodernmariner.blogspot.com/


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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #40 on: April 20, 2010, 10:42:18 AM »
One of my own stories has just appeared on The Gloomy Seahorse, courtesy of myself! What an obliging chap I am!
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http://gloomyseahorse.blogspot.com/

You know you want to!

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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2010, 12:17:19 PM »
My books! How shall I plug thee? Let me count the ways! One, two, three, four, four and half... Four and a half ways!

My latest blog entry is about Twisthorn Bellow, my latest novel, and the private party that was thrown for the monsters who appear in it. They had a good time, those monsters did.

Click here, if you so wish:
http://rhysaurus.blogspot.com/



Tiktac Spittlegit is made from garlic and chillies and I might have to fry him tonight. For supper.


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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #42 on: May 01, 2010, 10:26:06 AM »
My latest blog entry features interviews with pirates... but they aren't applying for jobs!
http://rhysaurus.blogspot.com/



This photo shows the unconvincing wreck of an unconvincing ship. The unconvincing pirates all escaped on unconvincing lifeboats a few unconvincing centuries earlier...

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« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2010, 10:59:27 AM »
A photo of some flowers, red and white, on the same tree. Cool!


And here's the lovely tree in question...


Oh yes, I have a blog entry here, about the genius writer Henry Kuttner:
http://postmodernmariner.blogspot.com/

The photo of the book containing the Kuttner stories includes two daisies. See if you can spot 'em!

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Re: Rhys Hughes
« Reply #44 on: May 07, 2010, 11:36:21 AM »
In my humble but grandiose opinion, my latest blog entry is my best ever. It's about how the term "childish" is no longer an appropriate insult and should therefore be replaced with "adultish".

Click here if you wish to read it:
http://rhysaurus.blogspot.com/

Includes photos of me in "dictatorial" and "mature" modes... Also includes references to Hitler, Einstein, Nietzsche and Gary McMahon.