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The Appendix N Podcast - Episode 17 - Creep Shadow Creep by A. Merrit

July 29, 2015

Dr. Alan Caranac returns from abroad to find one of his best friends has been murdered. Seeking the culprit leads him into a tale of past lives and supernatural horror. Will true love prevail or will Alan end up a shadow of his former self? Find out in this episode!

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Merrit, A.: CREEP, SHADOW, CREEP; MOON POOL; DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE; et al

“The most immediate influences upon AD&D were probably de Camp & Pratt, R. E. Howard, Fritz Leiber, Jack Vance, H. P. Lovecraft, and A. Merrit” — Gary Gygax


Abraham Merrit

born 1884, died 1943

Wikipedia names H. Rider Haggard, Robert W. Chambers, Helena Blavatsky and Gertrude Barrows Bennett (writing as Francis Stevens) as “heavy influences.”

He was a major influence on Appendix N authors H. P. Lovecraft and Michael Moorcock. He was referenced in the Lensman series by E. E. Smith.

Born in Beverly, New Jersey. Primarily a journalist. Assistant editor of The American Weekly from 1912 to 1937 and then editor until his death in 1943.

Merrit’s first fantasy story was “Through the Dragon Glass” (1917)



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Jeffrey Wikstrom

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