Category Archives: Manly Wade Wellman

Reading for Halloween: A Treasury of American Horror Stories. Jeff Baker, October 30, 2022.

A Treasury of Terror by Jeff Baker Every year around Halloween I post something involving a selection of spooky tales for the season of Jack O‚ÄôLanterns and soaring witches. This year, something different; an entire anthology. In fact, an influential … Continue reading

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Prize Winning Stories for Day #17 of Short-Story Month

By Jeff Baker On the subject of prize winning short stories, while I read the Hugo and Nebula Award anthologies, I generally don’t look for an award as criteria when I’m scoping out fiction to read. But some of the … Continue reading

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Singular Stories and a Return for Day #7 of Short-Story Month

I’m going to bend the rules for this one. The idea is to talk about stand-alone stories, but the first one is just too good. There are actually two sequels to this first story, but the story is singular enough … Continue reading

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Short-Story Month, Day Two: or Travelling With the Silver Balladeer

by Jeff Baker For Day #2 of short-story month, here are some single-author collections I’ve enjoyed. First off, I read most of these stories originally in anthologies with other author’s stories. Starting with Manly Wade Wellman, one of the best … Continue reading

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