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American writer best known for his horror novels The Wolfen and The Hunger and for Communion, a non-fiction description of his experiences with apparent alien contact. He has recently made significant advances in understanding this phenomenon, and has published his new discoveries in Solving the Communion Enigma.

Strieber also co-authored The Coming Global Superstorm with Art Bell, which inspired the blockbuster film about sudden climate change, The Day After Tomorrow.


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Whitley Strieber Read the best books in your area of interest. Think carefully about character, because character is everything. Story flows from character, not the…moreRead the best books in your area of interest. Think carefully about character, because character is everything. Story flows from character, not the other way around.(less)
Whitley Strieber In part, what I'm trying to do with the fiction is to see if things that are stuck in my unconscious might make an appearance in a novel. This…moreIn part, what I'm trying to do with the fiction is to see if things that are stuck in my unconscious might make an appearance in a novel. This happened a good deal with the Grays and, I think, with Hybrids. It happened ot a lesser extent with the first Alien Hunter, but with the new one, suddenly toward the end of the book something rather stunning emerged, and I was left thinking that there might be an extraordinary means of communication with another universe hidden beneath our feet.(less)
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Jeremy Vaeni Oh, that's right. "Evenings With Demons." Sorry I fudged the title. Still, it's the one book I long to read. I love your stories long and short.


Whitley There will be another book in the series this time next year.


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Felix Thanks for the friend invite. "Alien Hunter" was one of the best thriller I've read in awhile.. Salivating for the next Flynn Carroll abduction of my time!


message 2: by Whitley (last edited Sep 18, 2013 09:04PM)

Whitley Jeremy wrote: "For the love of all things sacred in the world, please rerelease "Conversations With Demons" so that I may read it and (eventually) die happy. Barring that, please send me a copy. I promise to retu..."

I have never written anything called 'Conversations with Demons," largely because I haven't had any such conversations. I published a book of short stories called 'Evenings with Demons' 20 years ago. It does not mean that I am in league with demons. It is simply a book of ordinary short stories. It's out of print. No publisher would dream of releasing my stories.


Jeremy Vaeni For the love of all things sacred in the world, please rerelease "Conversations With Demons" so that I may read it and (eventually) die happy. Barring that, please send me a copy. I promise to return it if it's your only one :)


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