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Bruce Blake

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in Halifax, Canada
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Neil Gaiman
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Mike Carey

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November 2010


Bruce Blake lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. When pressing issues like shovelling snow and building igloos don't take up his spare time, Bruce can be found taking the dog sled to the nearest cafe to work on his short stories and novels.

Actually, Victoria, B.C. is only a couple hours north of Seattle, Wash., where more rain is seen than snow. Since snow isn't really a pressing issue, Bruce spends more time trying to remember to leave the "u" out of words like "colour" and "neighbour" than he does shovelling. The father of two, Bruce is also the trophy husband of burlesque diva Miss Rosie Bitts.

Bruce's first short story, "Another Man's Shoes" was published in the Winter 2008 edition of Cemetery Moon. "Yardwork" was made
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After a Facebook post made by a fellow author in which she lambasted the silly cover someone put on Stephen King’s Carrie, I began pondering how books–especially bestsellers that stay on the market for a long time (Carrie is 47 years old now, dontcha know)–go through many iterations of covers. It made me realize that, … Continue reading Re-Cover-Y (Part 1) Read more of this blog post »
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