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Interview with James Nulick

MM) You are a rare book collector / bibliophile / book aficionado/ fetishist. Tell me how you first got into collecting. What sort of books do you tend to seek out? And how/when did you start doing your signature stove top pics on Twitter? 

 

JN) I’ve always been a collector, even as a teenager. I was also a completist. Back in my teens it was Stephen King books.

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Interview with Eric Cecil

What is the significance of the eponymous theme of tunnels? Be it metaphysical, or literal, such as in subway tunnels, they figure in a majority of the stories. Could you elaborate on why tunnels?

 
 
They’re often dark, cramped, unknowable, and sometimes they take us to unlikely places. They’re also good for hiding. 

 

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I’ve interpreted these as horror stories before, but you don’t consider yourself a horror writer.

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Interview with Homeless

What the hell are you, anyway?

 

I’m a coiled ball of clogged arteries being batted around by a diabetic cat. But then the cat, already losing interest and growing bored, already losing steam, accidentally bats me under a couch. The cat wanders over to the couch, peers underneath, gives me a lazy, uninterested look, and, seeing I’m too far back to be reached,

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Interview with Ryan Bry

First things first; my entire waking life has been driven by a desire to accomplish something worthy of interrogation, one of my earliest story ideas (unrealized) concerned a ghost who interviews a child in bed.  So thank you, and considering the state of your health, Manners, that story could now be nonfiction.
 
1) What does your home and hometown of St. Louis mean to you?
 
See, Manners, those are two very different questions. 

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