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Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. [1]

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Academic authorship of journal articles, books, and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers.

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Arthur Machen (3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century.

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Beckenham is a post town and district of London in the London Borough of Bromley, England.

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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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Caitlín Rebekah Kiernan (born 26 May 1964) is the author of science fiction and dark fantasy works, including ten novels; many comic books; and more than two hundred published short stories, novellas, and vignettes.

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The term collaborative writing refers to projects where written works are created by multiple people together (collaboratively) rather than individually.

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Darrell Charles Schweitzer (born August 27, 1952) is an American writer, editor, and critic in the field of speculative fiction.

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David Pringle (born 1 March 1950) is a Scottish science fiction editor.

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David Punter (born 19 November 1949, in Harrow, London) is Professor of English at the University of Bristol.

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Everett Franklin Bleiler (April 30, 1920 – June 13, 2010) was an editor, bibliographer, and scholar of science fiction, detective fiction, and fantasy literature.

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Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.

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Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany.

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Edward (Charles) Wagenknecht (March 28, 1900—May 24, 2004) was an American literary critic and teacher, who specialized in 19th century American literature.

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Elizabeth Louisa "Lily" Moresby (1862 – 3 January 1931) was a British-born novelist who became the first prolific, female fantasy writer in Canada.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Evangeline Walton (24 November 1907 – 11 March 1996) was the pen name of Evangeline Wilna Ensley, an American author of fantasy fiction.

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Evolution is change in the heritable traits of biological populations over successive generations.

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Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Felix Morrow (June 3, 1906 – May 28, 1988) was an American communist political activist and newspaper editor.

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Frank Belknap Long (April 27, 1901 - January 3, 1994) was a prolific American writer of horror fiction, fantasy, science fiction, poetry, gothic romance, comic books, and non-fiction.

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Gary William Crawford (born 1953) is an American writer and small press publisher.

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George Allan England (1877 – 1937) was an American writer and explorer, best known for his speculative and science fiction.

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A ghost story may be any piece of fiction, or drama, that includes a ghost, or simply takes as a premise the possibility of ghosts or characters' belief in them.

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.

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Herbert Russell Wakefield (1888–1964) was an English short story writer, novelist, publisher, and civil servant chiefly remembered today for his ghost stories.

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Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer.

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The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (or, more commonly, The Golden Dawn) was an organization devoted to the study and practice of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Hermetic Qabalah (from the Hebrew קַבָּלָה "reception" or "accounting") is a Western esoteric, occult and mystical tradition.

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Horror fiction, horror literature and also horror fantasy are genres of literature, which are intended to, or have the capacity to frighten, scare, or startle their readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

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Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.

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Incredible Adventures is a collection by Algernon Blackwood, comprising four novellas and a story.

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In an essay, article, or book, an introduction (also known as a prolegomenon) is a beginning section which states the purpose and goals of the following writing.

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Francis Israel Regardie (née Regudy; November 17, 1907 – March 10, 1985), known simply as Israel Regardie, was an occultist, a writer, and Aleister Crowley's personal secretary and transcriptionist, widely known for his books and commentaries on the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

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Jack Sullivan (born November 26, 1946) is an American literary scholar, professor, essayist, author, editor, musicologist, concert annotator, and short story writer.

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Jason Colavito (born 1981) is an American author.

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John Frederick Clute (born 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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John Grant (born 22 November 1949) is a Scottish writer and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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This is a list of some (not all) notable writers in the horror fiction genre.

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Margery Lawrence (8 August 1889 – 13 November 1969) (pseudonym of Mrs. Arthur E. Towle) was an English romantic fiction, fantasy fiction, horror fiction and detective fiction author who specialized in ghost stories.

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Michael Raymond Donald Ashley (born 1948) is a British bibliographer, author and editor of science fiction, mystery, and fantasy.

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The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Peter Penzoldt (18 January 1925 in Munich – 21 August 1969 in Geneva) was the author of The Supernatural in Fiction (1952), a major critical study of the weird tale.

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A preface (adjectival form: "prefatory") or proem is an introduction to a book or other literary work written by the work's author.

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Psychoanalysis is a set of psychological and psychotherapeutic theories and associated techniques, created by Austrian physician Sigmund Freud and stemming partly from the clinical work of Josef Breuer and others.

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Ramsey Campbell (born 4 January 1946 in Liverpool) is an English horror fiction writer, editor and critic who has been writing for well over fifty years.

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Reincarnation is the religious or philosophical concept that the soul or spirit, after biological death, can begin a new life in a new body.

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Religion and mythology differ but have overlapping aspect.

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A reprint is a re-publishing of material that has already been previously published.

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Richard Allen "Dick" Lupoff (born February 21, 1935) is an American science fiction and mystery author, who has also written humor, satire, non-fiction and reviews.

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Richard James Bleiler (born 1959) is an American bibliographer in science fiction, fantasy, horror, crime, and adventure fiction.

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Robert William Chambers (May 26, 1865 – December 16, 1933) was an American artist and fiction writer, best known for his book of short stories entitled The King in Yellow, published in 1895.

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Rosicrucianism is a philosophical secret society said to have been founded in late medieval Germany by Christian Rosenkreuz.

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Sunand Tryambak Joshi (born 22 June 1958), known as S. T. Joshi, is an Indian American literary critic, novelist, and a leading figure in the study of H. P. Lovecraft and other authors of weird and fantastic fiction.

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Saanenmöser (el. 1279 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Bernese Oberland in the Alps in Switzerland.

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Shooter's Hill (or Shooters Hill) is a district in South East London within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Supernatural Horror in Literature is a long essay by the horror writer H. P. Lovecraft surveying the topic of horror fiction.

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Tales of Mystery was a British supernatural television drama anthology series based on the short stories of Algernon Blackwood.

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The Bookman was a literary journal established in 1895 by Dodd, Mead and Company.

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The Doll and One Other is a collection of two fantasy and horror novelettes by author Algernon Blackwood.

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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a 1997 reference work on fantasy fiction, edited by John Clute and John Grant.

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The Ghost Club is a paranormal investigation and research organization that was founded in London in 1862.

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The Lady's Realm was a British women's magazine published from 1896 until 1914, possibly until 1915.

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The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Starlight Express is a children's play by Violet Pearn, based on the imaginative novel A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood, with songs and incidental music written by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar in 1915.

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"The Willows" is a novella by English author Algernon Blackwood, originally published as part of his 1907 collection The Listener and Other Stories.

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A thrombus, or colloquially a blood clot, is the final product of the blood coagulation step in hemostasis.

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Weird fiction is a subgenre of speculative fiction originating in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Wellington College is a British co-educational boarding and day independent school in the village of Crowthorne in Berkshire.

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William Hope Hodgson (15 November 1877 – April 1918) was an English author.

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