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Villains list nears end


Continuing the Top 50 villains in literature we have arrived at number 10.  Annie Wilkes: The obsessed fan from Stephen King‘s Misery (Viking, 1987), Ms. Wilkes is any celebrity’s nightmare.  She personifies adulation that steps over every moral and social … Continue reading

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From Shadows & Nightmares


Finally had a chance to finish reading the anthology, and I have to say, I enjoyed every story within its pages, something that doesn’t normally happen.  When I pick up an anthology, usually there’s one or two stories that just … Continue reading

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More baddies from fiction


20. Keller: John Paul Keller is a contract killer who first appeared in Lawrence Block’s short story “Soldier, ” returning in four books: Hit Man (William Morrow, 1998), Hit List (William Morrow, 2000), Hit Parade (William Morrow, 2006) and Hit and Run … Continue reading

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From Shadows & Nightmares anthology available now


Received the anthology earlier this week in which my short story “Fetch” appears and haven’t had a chance to read it fully yet, but will add a more detailed post once I have done so. I’m currently part way through … Continue reading

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Literary characters who put the ill in villain


30.  Prince John: According to the Robin Hood mythos, Prince John kept the masses in line with egregious taxes and a crooked rule while King Richard fought in the Holy Wars in distant lands.  A shining example of how power … Continue reading

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Upcoming anthology news


So it turns out the anthology from Nightfall Publications has been delayed. From Shadows and Nightmares is now slated for a June release date, instead of the previously reported March publication date. But that just means more time to get … Continue reading

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