GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #53 – Veronica Smith

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #53 – Veronica Smith

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Veronica Smith   The Past   My past was full of books. My parents encouraged me to read but it didn’t take much pushing. I loved reading. I was one of those kids that would stay up late in the night with...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #52 – Chad Clark

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #52 – Chad Clark

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Chad Clark   The Past   I can’t pinpoint a specific time when I started to read, other than the fact that it was quite early. My mother made sure trips to the library were a regular occurrence and she actively encouraged...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #51 – Em Dehaney

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #51 – Em Dehaney

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Em Dehaney   The Past   Picture a girl. Almost eleven. Not like the other girls. An only child, her imagination is her best friend. She spends her time listening to Shakespear’s Sister and Jefferson Airplane whilst creating fictional diaries for people...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #50 – Mark Cassell

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #50 – Mark Cassell

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Mark Cassell The Past I don’t know when I first became aware of Brian Lumley’s work, nor whether he indeed inspired me to become a horror writer. Atop that, I certainly cannot remember how old I was when I read his 1986...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #49 – Dan Weatherer

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #49 – Dan Weatherer

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Dan Weatherer   The Past There are probably rules for this sort of thing, but rules (like promises) are made to be broken. As a young, awkward sort, struggling to find his place in the high school hierarchy, books were a welcome...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #48 – Somer Canon

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #48 – Somer Canon

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Somer Canon   The Past Most of my childhood books were old, tattered hand-me-downs given to me by my grandma. One of those books was the first book to really ignite the horror fiend within me. It wasn’t necessarily the story itself...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #47 – Dominic Stabile

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #47 – Dominic Stabile

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Dominic Stabile   The Past As a kid, I read everything from biographies to random instalments of Hank the Cowdog. I didn’t go looking for any particular genre. If the cover was enticing, I’d read it. In middle school I discovered the...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #46 – John McNee

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #46 – John McNee

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by John McNee   The Past “October Country . . . that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #45 – J.G. Clay

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #45 – J.G. Clay

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by J.G. Clay   The Testimony of Clay   Confession is a heavy word, isn’t it? It invokes police interviews, courtroom dramas and, for the religious amongst you, unburdening weekly sins to a virtual stranger through a wooden lattice. Well, you won’t be...

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GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #44 – Calum Chalmers

GUEST POST: Confessions of my Past, Present and Future #44 – Calum Chalmers

Confessions of my Past, Present and Future by Calum Chalmers   The Past From a young age I suffered from an undiagnosed form of narcolepsy; this would mean my days felt like I was walking through treacle as my brain attempted to shut down. Doing anything at school was a...

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