Writing the Mythos: The Trail of Lovecraft Part 2

In my last column, I talked about how J. Sheridan Le Fanu influenced H.P. Lovecraft, even though he never read the Irish master’s many great collections or novels. This week, I want to flip that on its ear and talk about how HPL inspires so many of us to take up the squidgiferous (new adjective) and squamous pen of Mythos. Neil Gaiman, in The Eldritch Influence: The Life, Vision, and Phenomenon of H.P. Lovecraft, said, “Lovecraft is a resonating wave….”

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Column: Writing the Mythos: The Trail of Lovecraft, Part Two: Recycling the Mythos

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