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Scare You to Sleep: A Scream Before Dawn

May 22, 2020

It is the highlight of my horror writing career to have "A Scream Before Dawn" presented by Shelby Scott on her Scare You to Sleep Podcast.

She did an incredible job bringing the story to life in the way that only she knows how to do. You can find episode 116: Dance Again here, where the story begins at abou tthe 19 minute mark.

Check out everything else Scare You to Sleep has to offer at their website, and on Twitter and Instagram.

Happy Friday, and keep it spooky,

-HvW

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Things in the Attic!

May 21, 2020
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Ghost Stories for Starless Nights is out now! Check out DBND's latest anthology, featuring my story "Things in the Attic." 

Keep it spooky,

-HvW

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Vultures of the Aftermath!

May 01, 2020

Be forewarned... my story "Vultures of the Aftermath" is coming to you soon in the 50th issue of Sirens Call eZine. Hard times call for desperate measures for a mortician and his family struggling to make ends meet in a small town. The issue is still cooking, but you'll find it here when it's ready!

Keep it spooky,

-HvW

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Quarantine Project: Couch Collage

Apr 27, 2020
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Time spent not writing is not time wasted. Quarantine Project #1 complete.

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Keep it spooky... at home,

-HvW

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Year of the Wolf in Print

Apr 07, 2020
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Check it out! Year of the Wolf is in print in issue #136 of Space & Time Magazine. ...Killer artwork by Alan Beck!

Stay quarantined,

-HvW

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Things in the Attic

Mar 26, 2020

I'm excited to announce that "Things in the Attic" will be included in DBND's upcoming anthology, "Ghost Stories for Starless Nights."

You can read the story behind the story HERE.

Check it out, and keep it spooky,

-HvW

P.S.  What does DBND stand for? Down But Not Dead. Awesome.  

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On the Bright Side of Quarantine

Mar 14, 2020
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It took too long for me to come up with a title for this post.

Here we are with days creeping into weeks and now falling into potential months of quarentine. If there's one good thing I can say, it's that quarentine keeps the scalpers away. I went to my local Target--not to buy toilet paper--and came across NECA's beautiful two-set of Bebop and Rocksteady based off of the 1980s/1990s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. They're usually swept up by guys who sell them online for twice the price, and I can't begin to express how excellent it is to catch one of these in the wild.

Points for finding something rare in its natural habitat and bonus points for starving the scalpers of an opportunity (hey, we take small victories where we can find them).

Cheers and keep it spooky,

-HvW

 

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Inner Child Comics and Collectibles

Mar 07, 2020
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I ventured over to Inner Child Comics and Collectibles today to swap some goods with Steve Kahn. I traded in a few miscelaneous items and picked up these two bad boys here. The Invisible man was a bonus, but to get the Diamond Select Creature from the Black Lagoon with Kay Lawrence was a dream come true. I had just lost my second or third Ebay attempt (Heinrich von Wolfcastle is not Ebay-savy) for one of these when I found it in his shop in even better condition along with a gauntet of other collectibles from just about every decades and genre of interest. Man, I wish Steve had a formal website I could share with you. All I can say is, if you're ever in the Kenosha area, seek it out!

Keep it spooky,

-HvW 

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The Honorable Heinrich von Wolfcastle

Feb 26, 2020

I am honored to report that my poem, A Vulgar Letter Signed X, won an "honorable mention" from the Poetry Nook!

Let's do something to celebrate!

-HvW

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It Whispered Boo

Feb 24, 2020

And today, you can find my new poem, It Whispered Boo, over at the Poetry Nook. Check it out!

Keep it spooky,

-HvW

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