Publish Service Announcement: THE SKELETON MELODIES by Clint Smith (Hippocampus Press, 2020)

Closing in on a year since I received the initial cover-art drafts from the inimitable Dan Sauer, along with the final galleys from Hippocampus Press. I’m pondering the process this morning, dwelling on (in an otherwise pitiful year of 2020) my mystifying stroke of luck to cross paths with artists (particularly ones who endorsed the project) saturated in various creative crafts. If time and interest allow, check out my sophomore collection of short stories, The Skeleton Melodies.

Lou Pendergrast’s Review of THE SKELETON MELODIES at More2Read

There’s a revealing review of The Skeleton Melodies courtesy of Lou Pendergrast at More2Read: Must Read Books. “Pitting characters of various walks of life against terrors and dilemmas…through a modern weird horror telling, ancient and modern aspects fused with a few stories like a Flannery O’Connor and John Cheever tragedy with a horror mutation.” Pendergrast writes. “These tales will bring you to certain places with haunting remnants remaining and with this author the weird modern metamorphosis continues…”

The review is also available on Goodreads: