Category Archives: slenderman

Update: Darklore 8, More Spiral Nature, Slenderman Talk

Things continue to happen… The biggest is the appearance of volume 8 of Darklore, on sale now. The line-up is: Mike Jay dives into the strange history of ‘sane hallucinations’ Martin Shough investigates the ball lightning enigma, and the way … Continue reading

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My Fortean Times feature on Slenderman

So, this happened… I wrote the cover feature for this month’s Fortean Times. Ever since I first read FT as a kid (when it was still a fanzine rather than a professional monthly), I had a dream that I’d be … Continue reading

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Update: Hyper-real in the Year of the Slenderman

It’s been a while since I put up a post – a lot’s been happening. For one thing, I turned fifty years old – and honestly, it feels pretty good. I have a new monthly column at the venerable occulture … Continue reading

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Slenderman: Fight Fiction With Fiction

I had the great pleasure of giving a talk about Slenderman (based on my two Darklore articles, but expanding on the practical occult aspects) at the celebrated Treadwells bookshop in London on 25th November 2013ce. Now, the video of the talk is available on … Continue reading

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Killing Slenderman, in Darklore 7: with footnotes!

I’m happy to announce the publication of Darklore, volume 7 by Daily Grail Publishing. This year’s book is another stunning collection of the best of modern Forteana – and it also contains the second half of my look at the … Continue reading

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Slenderman Darklore piece, free to read online

Quick pimp: My piece on Slenderman for Darklore vol. 6 has been put on their website as a free sample, so if you want to read it Right Now, go here. (And NB there’s a page of relevant links for … Continue reading

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Out Now – Darklore vol. 6

I’m happy to announce that Darklore volume 6, the latest instalment of what has become one of the best Fortean journals around, is out now – and I’m in it. This is my first professional published work and I’m proud … Continue reading

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