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SHAUN SMITH'S SPOOKY SUNDAY SUNDRIES

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SHAUN SMITH'S SPOOKY SUNDAY SUNDRIES

A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INTERNET CURIOSITIES FROM THE BOOK WORLD

A touch late but no less enjoyable, here's a Halloween-inspired edition of Sundries.

Monster
Ten things you may not know about Frankenstein. Worth the click through just to check out the 1910 Thomas Edison film adaptation.

Death
The dying words of twenty famous authors.

Afterlife
In the Netherlands, someone is converting old churches in to beautiful bookstores.

Horror
A grisly tale for writers from comics artist Grant Snider.

Secrets
Why will Mitt Romney's new house in Utah have a hidden room behind a bookcase?

Nightmares
Nightmare magazine's top-100 horror novels.

Goosebumps
If it were Stine tumblr presents classic horror films re-imagined as RL Stine Goosebumps books.

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SHAUN SMITH is a novelist and award-winning journalist in Toronto, Canada. His young-adult novel Snakes & Ladders was published in 2009 by the Dundurn Group. His book Magical Narcissism: Selected Writings on Books, Writers, Food, and Chefs was published by Tightrope Books in June 2013. shaunsmith.ca

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Shaun Smith

Shaun Smith is a novelist and journalist living in Toronto. His young adult novel Snakes & Ladders was published in January 2009 by the Dundurn Group.

Go to Shaun Smith ’s Author Page