Happy Halloween! and Blessed Samhain!

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Happy Halloween and Blessed Samhain wishes to all!

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I want to wish everyone both a Happy Halloween and a Blessed Samhain!

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On the pre-Christian Celtic calendar, October 31 was Samhain, pronounced Soo-when or Sow-when, and it marked the day when the world of the living and dead where at the closest. It is also the end of year, with November 1 as the start of the next year. This day is one of the most important Gaelic/Celtic/Pagan/Wiccan/Druidic holidays of the year!  And please do not worry about the devil–he is not a part of Samhain. It is a day to remember those who have passed and to think of the future.

So, enjoy the day, dress up, have candy, party, and raise a toast and wish all a Happy New Year!

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Favorite Horror Movies of the 1930s: Dracula: a Reposting

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This is a fitting time to repost this blog entry!

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When I first considered doing an examination of my favorite horror movies, I thought that going decade by decade would be sufficient, but I realized that some periods have far more excellent films than others.  A simple examination of 2-4 movies from the 1930s will not work, so I am going to look at one film at a time for that decade. I will begin with Dracula, a film I love, and which I have taught in college classes such as Literature and Film and Gothic and Horror.  I also hold the novel to be an excellent and very important book.

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Dracula, made in 1931, and released for Valentine’s Day–a nice touch–was a huge success and established Bela Lugosi as a top box office star. This production was itself based on the very successful theatrical play Dracula by Hamilton Deane and James Balderston. Stoker’s…

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When indeed shall we learn that we are all related one to the other, thar we are all members of one body?…..Helen Keller

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This quotation from Helen Keller is deeply profound and important!

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Helen Keller Says: “When indeed shall we learn that we are all related one to the other, that we are all members of one body? Until the spirit of love for our fellow people, regardless of race, color, or creed, shall fill the world, making real in our lives and our deeds the actuality of human brother- and sisterhood, until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.”

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Maledicus by Charles F. French

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Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I by Charles F. French is available for purchase on Amazon either as an ebook or a print book!

Please follow the following links to find my novel:

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Thank you!

The book trailer:

Maledicus:Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

My radio interview:

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Radio Interview of Charles F. French, author of Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

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The radio interview went very well, and I am excited about it. Please listen to a portion of it if you have the time.

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I am excited to announce that I will be featured in a radio interview on the show Tell Me A Story on The Magic Happens Radio Network. Annette Rochelle Aben, a fellow blogger, is the host of the show, and we will speak about my newly released book: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I.  Please be sure to visit her blog: https://annetterochelleaben.wordpress.com

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/themagichappens/2016/10/24/author-charles-f-french-on-tell-me-a-story

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Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I by Charles F. French is now available on Amazon:

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The book trailer follows:

Maledicus:Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

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“Pin your Tweet for Nick”

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Please consider helping in this cause!

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Reblogged from sc vincent. CLICK THROUGH to the ORIGINAL POST for a brilliant way to support a special young man!

I have to thank Sally Cronin for the idea…..and it is both simple and brilliant. I would never have thought of it! Why not, she suggested, ask if people would use their ‘pinned tweet…

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Another thank you for help with Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I by Charles F. French

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I mentioned in a recent post that creating a book is not a solitary act; indeed, there are many people who participate in its creation, and I am grateful to all who helped me.

One of the people whom I wish to thank is Maureen Cutujar, who did a wonderful job in formatting my book, both for print and ebook versions. Maureen Cutujar has an excellent business in which she formats books with a variety of options. Her work on my book was professional, excellent, and without flaw. If you have need of someone to format your book, I give her my highest possible recommendation!

Maureen Cutujar’s webiste follows: http://www.gopublished.com/  Please visit her!

Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book I by Charles F. French is now available on Amazon:

Amazon link

The book trailer follows:

Maledicus:Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

My recent radio interview can be found here:

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