Moon on the Water

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Darktales Publications, Jun 1, 2001 - Fiction - 167 pages
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21 stories of horror by Mort Castle, a master of the short story. "The stories (in Moon on the Water) are by turns funny, moving, surprising and dark. Mort Castle is a writer who loves word-play, but like every writer worth his salt remembers that even for kids, play is a serious business. From the heart and from deep down under your skin. You'll race through one of these yarns effortlessly and then sit back and stew on it for awhile." Jack Ketchum, author of The Girl Next Door

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User Review  - Matt Garcia - Goodreads

After seeing the positive blurbs on the back of the book and hearing about how distinguished and decorated a writer Mort Castle is, I was excited to read this book. However after finishing it, I have ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

A great short story collection by a little known (to the general public) author, which is a very great shame. This man is a true stylist and his stories are very good. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Sam Weller is the authorized biographer of Ray Bradbury and a two-time Bram Stoker Award finalist. He is the author of The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury (William Morrow, 2005), and Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews (Melville House Publishers/Stop Smiling Books, 2010). Weller has written for the Paris Review, National Public Radio, and is the former Midwest Correspondent for Publishers Weekly. His short fiction has been published in numerous journals and magazines. He lives in Chicago with his wife Jan and three daughters.

Mort Castle is a horror author and a writing teacher who has published over 500 short stories. Twice a winner of the Black Quill award, seven times a Bram Stoker Award nominee, Castle edited On Writing Horror, the primary reference work for dark fiction authors. He lives near Chicago with Jane, his wife of 40 years.

Lucien Stryk, whose translations figure prominently in Zen, is co-editor with the late Takashi Ikemoto, of the Penguin Book of Zen Poetry. He lives in Dekalb, Illinois.

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