The October Country

The October Country

“October Country . . . that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and mid-nights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars,...
Halloween: Twelve Terrifying Two Sentence Horror Stories

Halloween: Twelve Terrifying Two Sentence Horror Stories

I found a thread on Reddit that asked this question: “What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences?” I posted the best ones I found, as well as one more scary tale I created on my own. See if you can figure out which one is mine! With Halloween...
Celebrating Tim Powers

Celebrating Tim Powers

On this day, I’m celebrating the birthday of Tim Powers, SFF writer extraordinaire. February 29, 1952 I was on a bus in Seattle when I first read a book by Tim Powers. I’d picked up a ratty paperback of Expiration Date in some used bookstore’s...