D.H. Schleicher

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D. H. Schleicher's latest release is the short story collection And Then We Vanish, and he is the author of the independent novels Then Came Darkness and The Thief Maker.

Additionally, his writing has appeared in A Million and One Magazine, Underground Voices, Scratch, Eunoia Review, LitNoir, and Wonders in the Dark. You can follow his blog TheSchleicherSpin.com where he shares his views on books, movies, and travel.

He hails from the South Jersey suburbs of Philadelphia where he lives with his wife and son.
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D.H. Schleicher The first glimmer of Then Came Darkness flickered in my mind when I saw a special exhibit of Walker Evans' photography at the Fenimore Museum of Art i…moreThe first glimmer of Then Came Darkness flickered in my mind when I saw a special exhibit of Walker Evans' photography at the Fenimore Museum of Art in Cooperstown New York in 2009. I was in awe of what he captured during the Great Depression, and I knew then that I wanted to write a novel that took place during the Great Depression in Upstate New York.(less)
D.H. Schleicher The best thing about being a writer is finding inspiration everywhere. You never know where or when you might find a new idea for a story. Ideas can c…moreThe best thing about being a writer is finding inspiration everywhere. You never know where or when you might find a new idea for a story. Ideas can come from the most unlikely or mundane of places. The key is observing...and then thinking more deeply about what you observe. Everything has a story...and a backstory...and is connected.(less)
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#SundayStories Week Four: Boko Haram’s Greatest Hits

#SundayStories Week Four It’s time for the fourth edition of #SundayStories where each week I reveal the inspiration behind one of the eleven twisting tales from my short story collection, And Then We Vanish. “Boko Haram’s Greatest Hits” came to life when I was snowed in it at my future wife’s apartment in the Mt. Airy […]
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