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New creepiness for the Halloween season

Maybe you guys have heard about The Dionaea House? It’s a story (or is it real?) told through emails, texts and blog posts, a modern epistolary novel.

And it’s spooky as hell.

Not gross, not horrible, or filled with monsters tearing people apart, or demon children, or whatever bullshit modern horror is about. It’s a smart, subtle (except where it shouldn’t be) scary story, and I highly recommend it.

It’s by Eric Heisserer, and it was popular enough that it launched his screenwriting career. The film that was supposed to be made from it hasn’t happened, for the usual reasons, but it’s supposedly going to be name-checked (or featured, not sure) in the upcoming series The Librarians. Anyway, you should read it.

The reason I mention it? Heisserer is back at it: “Information I’m Dumping Here for Safekeeping”

Read through. Open the images. Follow the updates. It’s fun.

h/t to John Rogers (@jonrog1) for the link.

Mirrored from Harry Connolly. You can comment here but not there.


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Sep. 28th, 2014 05:54 pm (UTC)
I am very familiar this week with how to find a Gmail password.
Sep. 28th, 2014 07:13 pm (UTC)
Sep. 29th, 2014 10:02 am (UTC)
Sounds similar to House Of Leaves?
Sep. 29th, 2014 02:53 pm (UTC)
That's something people say. I haven't read it.
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