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Nice mention of one of my stories

Discussion in 'Self-Promotion' started by Steerpike, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Moderator

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    I sold my story "That Ol' Dagon Dark" to Pseudopod (which does audio versions of stories) a while back, and every so often I'll find a mention of it online or get an email about it. Today, I found it mentioned among a listing of seven horror tales suggested on a site. The stories mentioned before mine were by Ramsey Cambell, William Hope Hodgson, and Robert Bloch, respectively. Needless to say, I was pleased to find myself in such company [​IMG]

    A Horror Tasting Platter | Science Is Magic

    Pseudopod also chose it as part of their "Best Of" for 2012.
     
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  2. T.Allen.Smith

    T.Allen.Smith Staff Moderator

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    Nice! It's a good story & narrated well too.
     
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  3. Ankari

    Ankari Hero Breaker Moderator

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    I heard the story and loved it. That the narrator has an accent fits the story well. May you know continued success.
     
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    Steerpike Felis amatus Moderator

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    Funny thing, the story is set partly on the Isle of Man, which isn't exactly densely populated. Pseudopod got a narrator who was actually raised on the Isle of Man to read it. He emailed me and told me he thought I captured the island well, which I thought was nice since I've never been there.
     
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  5. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Moderator

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    Thank you!
     
  6. Ghost

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    That's impressive, Steerpike. Congrats!
     
  7. Gurkhal

    Gurkhal Archmage

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    Congrats!

    I wish you more of the same. :)
     
  8. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Moderator

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    Thank you, Ghost and Gurkhal. I appreciate it! :)
     
  9. Feo Takahari

    Feo Takahari Auror

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    On a side note, this is the first time I've ever heard that you write horror. I'm surprised--it didn't exactly take long to learn, say, Ireth's or Jabrosky's style, and even Buyjupiter mentioned her style eventually. I guess you don't self-promote much in Writer's Block or World Building.

    (Come to think of it, I still don't know what Devor writes . . .)
     
  10. Caged Maiden

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    congrats Steerpike. How flattering. It's well-deserved, though.
     

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