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Archive for February, 2013

     Updated 08/07/2015

     Lily Wight is always available to be the sanguinous stuffing in an Anne Rice and Clive Barker sandwich – so please tuck in 😉

     The Grande Dame of Grand Guignol and The Master of The Macabre (via official administrator, Alex) were kind enough to recommend and share features from the blog at www.lilywight.com with their huge online communities.

     Just click the links below for these unmissable posts ~

“The Wolf Gift” scored this generous review by Lily Wight and I’m grateful.  Also note the cool use of Ran Valerhon’s art in this review.  Love it.

Anne Rice, 19th February 2013.

https://lilywight.com/2013/02/13/a-present-from-anne-rice-the-wolf-gift-matt-bomer-christian-grey/

Here’s a new blog post on Nightbreed by Lily Wight.

~ Clive Barker (administrated by Alex Ghastbrow) 21st February 2013.

https://lilywight.com/2013/02/21/clive-barker-cabal-nightbreed-directors-cut/

     Thank you, fellow imagineers x

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     Lily Wight ~ The Arcade Of Arts & Arcana is one year old today!!!

     That’s 315 posts, over 37,000 visitors, 4,240 followers across 8 social networks, recommendations and shares from Anne Rice and Clive Barker and a personal record of  1,835 visits in one glorious day.

     I never envisaged such an encouraging response when I launched my first hesitant blog post.

     Please re-acquaint yourself right here: https://lilywight.com/2012/12/18/blog-post-of-the-year-2012-number-3/

     What is a birthday without presents?  I would like to thank and recommend the authors who gifted me these much appreciated blog awards;

Thank you http://enchantedsolitaire.com/ for the second star on my Blog Of The Year 2012 Award.

Very Inspiring Blogger Award gratefully received from http://bellnight.wordpress.com/

     Now, time to party… 😉

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     Click here to view the Middle-earth image album

     https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.285704514883492.68889.100003318388415&type=3

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     Cabal is the natural evolutionary step from Clive Barker‘s groundbreaking short story collection, Books Of Blood.

     This slim novel offers post-Cronenbergian body horror, Freudian identity issues, an original mythology for monsters and includes a rampant serial killer: more than enough material for a lifetime’s worth of sequels and spin-offs.

     Cabal’s naturalistic dialogue, deft character strokes and punchy yet eloquent prose render the most extraordinary flights of fantasy entirely plausible so it remains a great pity that – despite an open ending – Barker has never returned to continue the journey of anti-hero, Boone.

     Fans will have to make do with Barker’s own darkly brilliant movie adaptation, Nightbreed; recently re-edited for a must-see Director’s Cut.  Click the link for further information http://www.clivebarker.info/morenightbreed.html

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     Updated 08/07/2015 

    It is Library Month at Lily Wight ~ The Arcade Of Arts & Arcana so pay heed to Mr. Gaiman and visit your local library.

     Use it or lose it 🙂

 

Wilson K.

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Will libraries survive the next generation? Only time will tell.

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     In lieu of next week’s Oscars why not visit these Gargie Award winning Blogsprites and find out what they are wearing on the Blogosphere’s red carpet.

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     Congratulations everyone!  Just click the smiley for more information about this award  🙂

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     If you were vaguely curious about what Hayden Christensen might have been up to since Star Wars then look no further.

     This gloriously raunchy and surprisingly starry romp is based upon The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio so it’s literary too!

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