C. L. Werner

C. L. Werner, a desert rat telling tales of fantasy and horror in worlds near and far.

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Exiled to the blazing wastes of Arizona for communing with ghastly Lovecraftian abominations, C L Werner strives to infect others with the grotesque images that infest his mind. He is the author of over thirty novels and novellas in settings ranging from Warhammer, Age of Sigmar, and Warhammer 40,000 to the Iron Kingdoms, Mantica, Beyond the Gates of Antares, and Wild West Exodus. He has also written 'The Get of Garm', an official story featuring Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane. Most recently he added the Marvel Universe to his chronicle of misdeeds with the prose novel The Sword of Surtur from Aconyte Books. His novella Himalayan Horror was featured in the Cryptid Clash series from 18th Wall Productions. His short fiction has appeared in several anthologies, among them Rage of the Behemoth, Sharkpunk, Kaiju Rising, A Grimoire of Eldritch Investigations Volume I, Edge of Sundown , Shakespeare vs Cthulhu, City of the Gods, Mech: Age of Steel, Crossbones & Crosses, Silver Screen Sleuths, Marching Time, and several issues of Tales from the Magician's Skull.

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Happy Halloween

Published Oct 31, 2020 · 346 words (2 minutes) · 9 views

A Halloween note

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last pumpkin of the year

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A taste of October

Published Oct 8, 2020 · 417 words (2 minutes) · 24 views

Companion notes for Himalayan Horror, Shini-tai, Freethinker, and The Final Voyage of I-167

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Green Smoked eyes and a halloween spirit!

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Reprints

Published Sep 19, 2020 · 595 words (3 minutes) · 49 views

Some notes about 'Entombed in the Dawn', 'The Worm of Edo' and 'Memento Morbid'.

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This quaint sign hangs outside Desperate Literature, an international bookstore in downtown Madrid. Took this during a bookshop photowalk with some friends from my book club.

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Three Tributes to the Pulps

Published Aug 19, 2020 · 469 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 54 views

Companion notes for Red Steel, The Lost Blitzkrieg, and The Rotten Bones Rattle

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Newsstand, 32nd Street and Third Avenue, Manhattan. 1935

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From the Archives

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 525 words (2 minutes) · 53 views

Authors notes

The author babbles about 'My Name is Charlie Day', 'The Crypt of the Cobra' and 'The White Wyrm'.

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These beauties are stored in one of Portugal’s National Archives. They are from the 50’s, can you believe it? I can’t even remember how I got to see these gorgeous specimens (but I’m glad I brought the camera with me tho!).

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Introduction from the Desert Rat

Published Aug 11, 2020 · 936 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 103 views

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Introduction for C. L. Werner on Curious Fictions

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Arizona cacti