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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 10

Carla had yelled at us about this last time, I recalled, but had never really explained what she meant. She was pretty excitable when she’d gone more than a few hours without blowing something up. Which, to be honest, was … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 9

“So what we have here,” Winona once again took on the role of – well, record-keeper, “is a multi-dimensional crossover event that may be related to the two of you, and your adventures in a parasitic sub-universe called … Chris … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 8

“Hold on,” Creepy stood up, “we settled the whole Christmas thing. And where’s Carl, anyway?” “Who is Carl?” Winona asked. “I thought that was Carl,” Mister C of 9 pointed at Carla. “No no no,” I said. “Carl is an … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 6

This one was also female, although the distinction was even more meaningless than it had been with Mell. She was, effortlessly, the most disturbing Creepy so far – and considering Mister C of 9, that was really saying something. She … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 5

Mell was not particularly forthcoming about herself, or anything else. I managed to establish almost by accident that ‘Mell’ was short for something but she refused to say what, and that Perky Weather was an asylum, or possibly a prison, … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 4

Creepy and Mister C of 9 hurried over to the unconscious woman, while Winona and I hung back. This confirmed my suspicion that the Xixian and I were the only ones who had noticed her clothing and recognised what it … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 3

I walked over to the door where Creepy Junior stood. At least, I thought, this guy might be a bit more forthcoming than his old man and his old man’s apparent Wheel of Time universe counterpart. “Let me guess,” I … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 2

“Where did he come from?” I asked. “Danged if I know, Hatboy,” Creepy replied with refreshing honesty. “He came crashing out of my bookshelf like Gumby on bath salts. Remember Gumby on bath salts?” “How could I forget?” I said, … Continue reading

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The Seven Creepies in: The Christmas Crossover Caper | Part 1

“Hatboy! Hatboy, wake up!” I groaned and glared blearily at my alarm clock. It was quarter past eight, but that didn’t mean anything. My alarm clock, along with every clock in my room, had stopped at quarter past eight – … Continue reading

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Heavy to Industrial-Grade Mythos

Day 80. 70 pages, 33,036 words. Suspending word count at this point. The following excerpts come from the prologue to The Last Days of Earth. From here on out I’m focussing on my unexpected new short story anthology for a … Continue reading

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