Halloween is Over...
But the holidays are just beginning.
Welcome to my slightly late November newsletter. You’ll forgive me this once, won’t you? After all, it was Halloween only a few days ago, and here in Moon Hill things get a little crazy around this time of year. In fact, I even retold the recent “Knot House” incident for a horror anthology called Campfire Macabre: Volume Two.
I had a great time over Halloween weekend, soaking in the spooky vibes, watching horror movies, and listening to some haunted house sounds on vinyl. On Saturday I had a table at White Dragon Comics for the Halloween Fest celebration, which was a lot of fun. We sold a bunch of books, gave away free comics, and raffled off some of the novel merch too. Oh, and of course there was free candy!
After the event I wrangled my brother and we set twin lines of fire behind the car tires on our way out to meet the Keislings for a Halloween dinner. We arrived at the diner an hour before they closed, so we changed course for another establishment that served semi-edible versions of familiar foods. I ordered a cheeseburger and fries, and I guess you could argue that’s what I received, regardless of the freezer burn still present on the preformed patty.
Questionable food aside, we had a great time with Todd and Erica, debating the many ways in which we might implement a yearlong Halloween mandate and how summoning particular elder gods may or may not facilitate such purposes.1
On Sunday I preoccupied myself with Halloween preparations like baking a pumpkin pie, carving Jack-o’-lanterns, and decorating the sacrificial altar. I had to teach some classes on Halloween, but I made up for it by cramming as much good food and horror into the final hours as I could. It was a sight to behold. There are pictures.2
It’s here I’d usually shift into writing news, stats, updates, and other important information, but I still have the ol’ Halloween hangover, so let’s make this easy:
My new novel, Tommy and the Order of Cosmic Champions, has only been out for two weeks, and I could use your help spreading the word. There’s a hardcover, ebook, and audiobook, not to mention tons of awesome merch.
I’d love it if you’d check it out, tell your friends about it, and maybe even buy a copy.
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And hey, if you actually read this far into my newsletter (hell, let’s be honest here: if you actually opened my newsletter), you deserve a little extra bonus. How’s 15% off everything in my shop sound?
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Lastly, don’t forget you can still join my Patreon any time you want to gain access to all the stuff I’ve been doing there. Get even better coupons, digital “VHS mixtapes” (I’m doing another one for Christmas!), digitized cassettes, discord membership, writing livestreams, and more. Check it out!
With that, I’ll leave you to your Thanksgiving daydreams and leftover Halloween candy nightmares.
Breathe deep of the night.
We decided to table the discussion until such time as one or both of us had sufficient power to make good on our promises.
Currently held by my blackmailer.