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Welcome Travelling Players

The Interlude House offers, for your delectation and delight, short vignettes from the life of D.P. Watt, a writer living between Scotland and England in an otherworldly, misty borderland. Rifle through the Green Room, find out what Mr Punch has been up to, or perhaps send a Carrier Pigeon D.P. Watt’s way… Here are a couple of tales to try… more »

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Tears for Europa Published!

Tears for Europa by D.P. Watt With Artwork by Alessandro Sicioldr Bianchi Slipcase design and blind stamp by Bethany White There are two versions, both silkscreen printed. A version on fine textured blue paper and a version on fine red cloth. Order at exoccidente@gmail.com

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Tears for Europa

TEARS FOR EUROPA by D.P. Watt With Paintings by the astonishing Alessandro Bianchi​ … Published by Mount Abraxas Press * The flames of burning maps are fed by the whispers of a thousand lies. The arrival of the new rulers—long prophesied—is heralded by the fall of spring leaves and the shuddering of mountains. Hearts smoulder with ancient hatreds that centuries more »

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The Silent Garden

Volume 1 of The Silent Garden: A Journal of Esoteric Fabulism is announced, featuring my story ‘Blood and Smoke, Vinegar and Ashes’: The Silent Garden: A Journal of Esoteric Fabulism Deluxe square (8.5” x 8.5”) hardback, with interior colour illustrations, printed on 70lb. paper. The inaugural volume features the following: ART Transcending the Grotesquerie: The Surreal Landscapes of David Whitlam more »

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Drowning in Beauty

I am pleased to announce the publication of Drowning in Beauty: The Neo-Decadent Anthology from Snuggly Books. It includes my story ‘Jack’. Enjoy!

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Inner Rooms and Secret Quarters

Books have no master. The same with artefacts and nightmares. Dan Watt is on a divine and holy mission this year. Not only are we preparing the TEARS FOR EUROPA boxset (a collection of stories) but there is another book on the horizon too. INNER ROOMS AND SECRET QUARTERS… Essays and Other Exaggerations A gargantuan collection of brilliant, bemusing and more »

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Tears for Europa

TEARS FOR EUROPA by D.P. Watt A Boxset Published by Mount Abraxas Press. A Major collection of stories released as a boxset. Contains various books and booklets of different shapes and formats.… Fully illustrated. Coming very soon. Promotional flyer by the amazing Bethany White.

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Wounded!

It exists;     it collapses into nothingness!

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Wounds of Wounds

My story ‘Pay No Worship to the Garish Sun’ will appear in Wound of Wounds: An Oration for Emil Cioran, eds Damian Murphy and N., Mount Abraxas Press, later in 2017. For order enquiries please email exoccidente@gmail.com  

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The Scarlet Soul

THE SCARLET SOUL Stories for Dorian Gray edited by Mark Valentine Swan River Press Printings: December 2017 (300) Cover image by John Coulthart Style: Dust jacketed hardback Length: xii + 208 pages ISBN: 978-1-78380-019-3 Available for pre-order. Numbered edition of 100 also available while supplies last. “Yet it was watching him, with its beautiful marred face and its cruel smile.” more »

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Darkly Haunting

NEW TITLE NEWS DARKLY HAUNTING Sarob Press is delighted to present a spooky quintet of all new and very different haunting tales by James Doig, Colin Insole, Rhys Hughes, Peter Holman and D.P. Watt. Ghost stories, black magic, delightful chills and strange happenings … Darkly Haunting is for those who like a pleasant, or perhaps rather unpleasant, shiver with their more »