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The Ghosts Want Me to Tell Their Tale

I had a good writing session this morning. Wrote a couple of thousand words, arriving at what I think will be the third-way point of my story. It’s a haunted house story. I love haunted house stories, and I think this one is turning out. It’s hard to tell when you’re mired in the middle, but I think it’s turning out.

Per usual, I stopped at about noon to eat lunch before heading to work. That’s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2012 09:35 Tags: darkfuse, ghosts, haunted-house, the-hoard
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“He couldn't retort back,”
Alan Ryker, Burden Kansas

“CUTHBERT: No, they didn't warn you about my dancing. They didn't warn you about its sensual power. They didn't warn you that the gyration of my hips is as the gyration of galaxies, that the writhing of my limbs is as the writhing of your most ancient desire. They didn't warn you that to watch me boogie is to hear ancient drums beat an eldritch, irresistible rhythm in the most primal part of your soul. (ASHTON stiffens as CUTHBERT speaks. She turns and grips him with one arm around his waist and one behind his head, and kisses him hungrily.) ASHTON: Please don't do that tonight, in front of Marty and Susan. CUTHBERT: Of course not. An orgy breaking out on the dance floor is fun once or twice, but I've learned there is a terrible price to pay for my powers.”
Alan Ryker, When Cthulhu Met Atlach-Nacha

“CUTHBERT: Oh good Cthulhu… (like "good God") ASHTON: Exactly! I don't chastise you for your involvement in your little cult.”
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