Sunday, June 24, 2018

Quoth Bellairsia: #HouseWithAClockInItsWalls

"It was 350 pages and the plot was a real mess. I sent it around to three or four publishers until it landed with Dial Press. The editor there was herself a children’s book writer, and she liked it but wanted it shorter. So I wrote a whole new book. The whole process started in 1968 and ended in 1973."

John Bellairs - Haverhill Eagle-Tribune (1990) on the creation of The House with a Clock in its Walls.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

An Interview with #PriscillaBellairs

Back in May, Priscilla Bellairs sat down with Dr. Chris for an enlightening interview on the Radio of Horror . If you missed the original broadcast, here's the audio. Happy listening!

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Quoth Bellairsia: #DolphinCross

"It occurs to me that you are out of this place as much as you are in it. Why did you ever become a monk?"

Abbot of Dunfathersbairn Abbey - The Dolphin Cross

Friday, June 8, 2018

Film: Composer Builds Scoring Stage Just for Classic Wurlitzer Pipe Organ

Variety reports [June 6] how composer Nathan Barr is giving new life to a decades old Wurlitzer pipe organ and how  it's 21st-century debut for movie audiences comes this September in The House With a Clock in its Walls:

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Quoth Bellairsia: #HandOfTheNecromancer

"Perhaps I shall take a large darning needle and sew your tongue between your lips."

Mattheus Mergal - The Hand of the Necromancer

#JohnBellairs