Virtual Halloweeeeen Party, 2021: Christian McKay Heidicker


! It’s the virtual Halloween Party!
at Defenestrationism.net

Join us as we post new message across
the day of the eve of the Day of the Dead,
into the night, across the witching hour,
and even into the Day of the Dead, itself.


It’s past your bedtime,
and you’re checking your phone under the covers:

Christian McKay Heidicker
former contest judge, 2013-2019,

has a new book to follow-up his
Newbery Honor Recipient YA
“Scary Stories for Young Foxes”.

Scary Stories for Young Foxes

The series has been compared to “Watership Down”,
but he answered my question on such with an answer along these lines (not an exact quote of the author):

I love “Mrs. Frisbey and the Rats of NIHM”! “Young Foxes” is so often compare to “Watership Down” but that book was so dark and depressing that it is closer to “Mrs. Frisby”. She does wear a little vest and that stuff, and isn’t entirely realistic, but the message is more positive.



The new title is “Scary Story Stories for Young Foxes: the City”

In that same panel– presented by Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, DC–
Christian told us that the new book features ghost stories from the future,
Robots, Extraterrestrials, and more, all told in his insistently realistic style.

Scary Stories for Young Foxes: The City


Purchase both from Macmillan:
https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250181428?q=scary%20stories%20for

Keep surfing through for special messages from our
contest judges, our co-editors, and
~~~~ from beyond~~~~


Deep after dark,
it’s time to get really, super, very-much-not-kidding scary with

Glenn A. Bruce,
contest judge for the FLASH SUITE Contest

who has a special message about his newest publication,
My Worst Nightmare: The Dead Of Night


Are you scared yet?
Don’t be,
we’re all treats tonight
on Defenestrationism.net



Submission period for the
2022 FLASH SUITE Contest closes
the moment it is no longer November 1st, anywhere on Earth.

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