Book Review: Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done? by Harold Schechter & Eric Powell

Title: Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done?

Author(s): Harold Schechter, Eric Powell

Illustrator: Eric Powell

Genre: Non-Fiction Graphic Novel/ True Crime

Number of Pages: 224

Rating: A-

Recommended?: Yes

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Short Story: Vampire Boy by Sarah W.

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Note: This story is not fantasy/horror. It’s another realistic vignette following the childhood experiences of Warren Cowell, a character I wrote who’s 34 in the main manuscript but 13 in this story. This is set on Halloween (because I’m just feeling out-of-season) and portrays an oddball kid in good ol’ dysfunctional suburbia, circa 1997. There is some non-PC language which is meant for the purpose of realism and doesn’t reflect the feelings of the writer.

More recent stories about this character- Toxicity, With Families Like These

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Excerpt from Manuscript; Hannah #1

A short story from the point of view of Warren (the main character from my second manuscript, ‘Fantastic Feats of Self-Destruction’)’s older sister, Hannah. In this story Hannah looks back on her childhood growing up in the shadow of her incisively intelligent gay brother and her mother’s preferential treatment towards him. It also portrays the Hannah and her mother Hazel’s sense of homophobic denial over Warren’s sexuality. 

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