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So I know there’s been a lot of talk about monsters and creepy fantasy creatures in publishing lately, but I’d like to give a nod to one of the best horror writers ever: H.P. Lovecraft.

H.P. Lovecraft, among other things, wrote the The Call of Cthulhu, which has been made into a movie. Cthulhu is a monster/god/elemental creature that has spurred many adaptations since the 1920s that I’m surprised there aren’t more movies, honestly. The movie can be seen on Netflix, and was made in 2005.

Cthulhu cupcakes I made for a friend's birthday!

Anyway, because I think Cthulhu and Lovecraft are awesome, I was happy to see a suggestion that the movie be packaged with the e-book. I think this is a great idea – especially since so many movies lately have been adapted from books, this is just one more way to get people reading great books when they might originally have only seen the movie (which is rarely as good). I hope this idea catches on, and I hope that Lovecraft is one of the first authors to be so packaged.

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