Don Gillette

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Don Gillette is a member of the Academy of American Poets and is an active voting member of the Horror Writers Association. He holds both BS and MA degrees in English.
Born and raised on the Atlantic Coast, he has been writing fiction, non-fiction, plays, and poetry since he begged for (and got) one of the original "Tom Thumb" typewriters for his 6th birthday.
Don has published three novels (Pandemonium, Rubber Dead Man, Sarcophagus), a collection of his political humor articles from time spent as a newspaper editor (The Meeker Collection), a poetry collection (The Face In The Mirror Is Not Mine), a short fiction collection (Old Leather), and a mixed media fantasy collaboration (Fallen Angels) along with several chapbooks.
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Don Gillette I grab a guitar, plug it into Guitar Rig 5, turn up the volume, and experiment with the effects. There must be 10,000 different effects on that…moreI grab a guitar, plug it into Guitar Rig 5, turn up the volume, and experiment with the effects. There must be 10,000 different effects on that program--everything from Van Halen to Van Gogh. After half an hour of that ear-bleeding rock, I'm good to go.(less)
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Old Leather

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Why We Need To Get Rid of the Statues and the Stars and Bars

Yes, I know... what I've done right here, living in the Heart of Dixie, is damn near blasphemy.
So let me give you some history. Back in the day, I was the Personnel/Finance officer of the 3rd Battalion, 109th Armor. Our officer association was started before World War II and it was called "The Forrest Critters Officer Association," named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest who, for some reas... Read more of this blog post »
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A very enjoyable read--so enjoyable that I tried to take my time, reading a chapter every night for several weeks. It took a while to get going, was well paced from about the 20% mark to the 70% mark, slowed considerably for a while, but the ...more
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With great entertainment, some dynamite scares, an imaginative story-line, good character development, and near-perfect dialogue, Life After Dane was a solid horror tale that alternated between the supernatural, the preternatural, and just plain, ...more
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