34 Down, 966 to Go

Here are the first 34 works I’ve read (since December 4th) for the 1,000 in a decade challenge.  The horror short story reviews are available at http://www.justdreadfull.wordpress.com.  From here on out, I will be reviewing stories, novels, novellas and plays that I read for this challenge!  What have you been reading lately?

1.)     The Witch of Portabello – Paulo Coelho – December 5, 2015 – Novel

2.)    Oedipus the King Sophocles – December 6, 2015 – Play 

3.)    “The Black Cat” – Edgar Allen Poe – December 9, 2015 – Short Story

4.)    “The Voice in the Night” – William Hope Hodgson – December 8, 2015 – Short Story

5.)    “The Monkey’s Paw” – W.W. Jacobs – December 8, 2015 – Short Story

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Why Another Blog

Flower OneConventional wisdom has it that if we cling to the hobbies we had in our youth, we’ll be more fulfilled as we get older.  That’s why I started the horror blog, “Just Dread-Full” (www.justdreadfull.wordpress.com).  When I was younger, I reveled in ghost stories with good friends and binged on horror movies over the weekend.  When I re-discovered this passion, I combined it with my interest in writing and decided to blog about all things mild to moderately terrifying.  My blog is young and slowly growing, but I very much enjoy running it by reading and writing about horror.

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