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LOVECRAFT GIVEAWAY, Pirates of the Old World Raffle, Stretch Goal 3 News

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Hey folks, in an effort to unlock Stretch Goal 3 by its June 9th 11:59PM PST deadline and unlock five interior illustrations for The Boke of the Divill by Reggie Oliver, we are running a new giveaway and raffle until June 9th. Find the details below and sincere thanks to everyone who contributes to adding interior artwork to Reggie's book!


LOVECRAFT GIVEAWAY - Comment on This Kickstarter Update with Your Favorite H. P. Lovecraft Story by June 9th and Receive a Free Ebook!

If you comment on this Kickstarter update by June 9th with your favorite story by H. P. Lovecraft we will message you here on Kickstarter with a link to download the Dark Regions Press ebook The Fiction and Poetry of H. P. Lovecraft! Thanks to all who join us and comment on this update.


Pirates of the Old World Deluxe Signed Hardcover Raffle Ending June 9th - Contribute to Unlocking Stretch Goal 3, Chance to Be One of Three Winners!

In an effort to unlock Stretch Goal 3 by its June 9th 11:59PM PST deadline we have launched a new raffle for three deluxe signed hardcover editions of Pirates of the Old World, a new illustrated Cthulhu Mythos/weird fiction anthology coming in 2018/2019 from Dark Regions Press. Everyone who contributes to this Kickstarter campaign is having their name immortalized in the book and will receive the ebook edition free. Deluxe hardcover editions of Pirates of the Old World are expected to have a $200+ retail price. Entry to this raffle will expire on June 9th!

PRIZES: Three Deluxe Signed Limited Edition Hardcovers of Pirates of the Old World (Three Winners!) 

HOW TO ENTER THE PIRATES OF THE OLD WORLD DELUXE RAFFLE

1. Visit the Kickstarter campaign page here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrismorey/cthulhu-mythos-books-from-dark-regions-press

2a. If you are new to the campaign, pledge at the $66 TRADE PAPERBACK BUNDLE level or above before June 9th 11:59PM PST 2017.

2b. If you are a current campaign backer, increase/upgrade your pledge by $22 or more before June 9th 11:59PM PST 2017.

That's it! The winners of the three deluxe hardcover editions of Pirates of the Old World coming 2018/2019 from Dark Regions Press will be announced on Tuesday, June 13th in a Kickstarter update and in our e-mail newsletter. 

Thanks to everyone who participates and joins us in unlocking Stretch Goal 3 to add five interior illustrations to The Boke of the Divill by Reggie Oliver by June 9th!

Add-Ons are a great way to increase your Kickstarter pledge, and they are now listed on the main campaign page with instructions. Click here to visit the main Kickstarter page.

New pledge levels also exist. Click here to read details on these new pledge levels.


LOCKED (ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 06/09/2017 11:59PM PST) - STRETCH GOAL #3:
Five full-page interior illustrations added to The Boke of the Divill by Reggie Oliver!

Kickstarter URL: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrismorey/cthulhu-mythos-books-from-dark-regions-press

Thank you for your support of independent specialty publishing and we look forward to reading your comments!

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    1. Chris Morey 4-time creator on June 8, 2017

      Thanks to everyone for your comments! The giveaway ends tomorrow night and we're really pushing to unlock Stretch Goal 3 to add five illustrations to The Boke of the Divill by Reggie Oliver which also has a deadline of June 9th, 11:59PM PST. Greatly appreciate you guys encouraging your friends to join in the campaign/Lovecraft giveaway. Thanks again and here's the link for easy copying and pasting: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrismorey/cthulhu-mythos-books-from-dark-regions-press/posts/1900788

    2. TridecaDice on June 8, 2017

      My personal favs are 'The Call of Cthulhu' and 'The colour out of Space'. It's a tie between these two, I really can't pick one.

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      alberich0235 on June 7, 2017

      I fully agree with Mark : "The Shadow Out of Time" and "The Dreams in the Witch House,"

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      Andrew Byers on June 5, 2017

      I guess that I'll have to go with "The Call of Cthulhu" but "Pickman's Model" was the first Lovecraft story I ever read (at age 13, the perfect age to discover Lovecraft), so that one will always also be one of my favorites.

    5. Chris Bekofske
      Superbacker
      on June 5, 2017

      So many good stories to choose from, but I'm going to have to go with "Shadow Over Innsmouth." So thematic and evocative.

    6. Arran Dickson
      Superbacker
      on June 5, 2017

      I definitely have a soft spot for Herbert West - Re-animator. I know that it's not a typical Lovecraft story, but I think it's probably because my first introduction to Lovecraft was the Re-Animator film and that along with the Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game made me seek out Lovecraft's works.

    7. Ronny Anderssen
      Superbacker
      on June 5, 2017

      Tough choice, but I would have to choose Nyarlathotep as it's the most ultimate ominous text ever written.

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      Andrew Tolputt on June 5, 2017

      My favourite H P Lovecraft story is The Haunter of the Dark. The little snippets hinting at a much larger story and the use of "found footage" at the end make it a perfect example of eldritch horror.

    9. Bernard Cooper
      Superbacker
      on June 5, 2017

      Hmmmmm..... favourite story? That's a hard one. Going to have go to with "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" for the whole becoming the monster theme. Stories where the character(s) changes into a monster (figuratively and literally) have always had an odd effect on me. Still remember getting goosebumps reading a 'Choose your own adventure' style book set in the Ravenloft D&D setting where, in one ending, the vampire baddy casts a Polymorph spell to turn and morphs you into a vampire (Seems more effort that just biting you though...). Also thinking of the Jon Pertwee Dr. Who episde, "Inferno", where they drill into the Earth's core and this primordial ooze seeps out and causes people to start devolving into Primords when it touches them.
      Also need to give a special shout-out to "The Outsider" which is the first HPL story I read.

    10. Gilbert Isla
      Superbacker
      on June 4, 2017

      'The Dreams in the Witch House' is probably my favorite.

    11. Nathan Rosen on June 4, 2017

      I'm a big fan of the underrated "Cool Air."

    12. Darin Hlavaz on June 4, 2017

      Very partial to the Haunter of the Dark of late but have to say The Call of Cthulhu is the all-time fav.

    13. Dean Nicolson
      Superbacker
      on June 3, 2017

      It's hard to pick a favourite but for its simplicity and style I always love The Statement of Randolph Carter.

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      rich on June 2, 2017

      The Colour Out of Space
      Love that story.

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      Travis Shamp on June 2, 2017

      "The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents."

      The Call of Cthulhu has my favorite opening paragraph of any story I've ever read. It perfectly sets to mood for fantastic story to follow.

    16. Kay Deveroux on June 2, 2017

      The Shadow Over Innsmouth

    17. Bradley West on June 2, 2017

      Shadow Over Innsmouth. The Deep Ones are where it's at

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      Nick Williams
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      on June 2, 2017

      Tough to choose a favorite, but I'll go with At the Mountains of Madness.

    19. Paul Motsuk
      Superbacker
      on June 2, 2017

      I'll go with "Shadow over Innsmouth."

    20. Will Hart
      Superbacker
      on June 2, 2017

      H. P. Lovecraft's, "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward" went from being one of my least favorite Lovecraft tales, to now being in a tie for First Place with two others after I did my recording of it for my CthulhuWho1 blog and YouTube. Lovecraft's words on paper are just the script for live readings of his works, and they come alive for the reader and audience when read or performed. There is a Gateway to readings of Lovecraft's works on my blog, and I invite everyone to take advantage of it.

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      Dafydd Nicklin on June 2, 2017

      'The Dreams in the Witch House' is my favorite, and also one that deserves more recognition than it usually gets. A nice combination of early S/F and horror.

    22. Chris Morey 4-time creator on June 2, 2017

      Thanks to everyone who has commented so far. We will be sending out the free ebook after the giveaway closes on June 9th all at once to everyone who shares their favorite Lovecraft story here in the comments. Please encourage friends to join in!

      My favorite has to be "The Dunwich Horror." I find it to be a very well-crafted and effective horror story. Also a fan of "At the Mountains of Madness" particularly because I'm a sucker for snowy/arctic settings in horror stories (and penguins!).

    23. Paul Freelend on June 2, 2017

      This will betray some of my biases, but I've always liked The Music of Erich Zann.

    24. Jason Smith on June 2, 2017

      Gonna have to go with The Call of Cthulhu. Just really covers all the major reasons I enjoy Lovecraft's work as well.

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      Darrell Grizzle on June 2, 2017

      My favorite Lovecraft story is The Cats of Ulthar.

    26. Johann on June 1, 2017

      The Colour Out of Space is my absolute favourite.

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      Oliver D. Dickerson III
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      The Call of Cthulhu Radio play version

    28. Lisa Kruse
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      The Temple has always been one of my favorites

    29. Mark L
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      Several of my favorites have already been mentioned, so I'll go with the less-often mentioned "The Shadow Out of Time" and "The Dreams in the Witch House," neither one of which gets the credit they deserve, in my opinion.

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      Rafael Sordili on June 1, 2017

      The Dunwich Horror

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      Erik on June 1, 2017

      "The Nameless City" has always drawn my imagination to lost places.

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      Luis Roco on June 1, 2017

      It's very difficult for me to choose just one story or novel as the HPL best one, but I will chose "The Dunwich Horror". It's a short story that includes many of the elements that define the Cthulhu mythos: the Necronomicon, the Elder Gods and cosmical horrors.

    33. Kevin Miller on June 1, 2017

      My favorite Lovecraft tale has always been the first story of his that I ever read: The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath. This novella has the added significance, for me, of featuring my favorite Lovecraftian creatures as well, the night-gaunts.

    34. Ajay Sims on June 1, 2017

      I've been a massive H.P.Lovecraft fan for years the first book I read by him was At the Mountains of Madness and Ive been hooked by his works and any Cthulhu mythos books and related games

    35. Mike Nusbaum
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      I've been a HPL fan since I was probably around 15-16 years old. That's about 30 years ago now. My personal favorite is Shadow over Innsmouth because I love the insidious taking over of a small town by the Deep Ones.

    36. Kevin J. Maroney
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      I've always loved the ending of "The Shadow over Innsmouth", and I admire the sweep and invention of both "The Shadow out of Time" and "At the Mountains of Madness", but I have to go with the thematic unity of "The Call of Cthulhu". Really, almost everything Lovecraft had to say is said there, better than anywhere else.

    37. Runepriest on June 1, 2017

      The Color Out of Space

    38. Jim Bellmore
      Superbacker
      on June 1, 2017

      Pickman's Model

    39. David South on June 1, 2017

      I'll start this party! My favorite story by Lovecraft is a little-known one called From Beyond, which is a great combination of sci-fi, cosmic horror and murder. It does a great job describing truly novel creatures that exist in the world and the spaces beyond, but we cant quite see with our normal senses.