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Darrell Schweitzer

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Darrell Schweitzer


Born
August 27, 1952

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Darrell Schweitzer is an American writer, editor, and essayist in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he does also work in science fiction and fantasy.

Schweitzer is also a prolific writer of literary criticism and editor of collections of essays on various writers within his preferred genres.

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“If you don't know it, don't write it.”
Darrell Schweitzer

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New release: for this crowd, anything released >2000
 
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Watch Sword and Sorcery Movies (instead of a book)--emphasis on book adaptions or characters from books. For example movies, see link in comment section.
 
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Anything with Jeffrey Jones coverart
 
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