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Hi there! I’m J.R.C. Dyer, or Joe, for short. I’m an illustrator, author, and all-around imagination enthusiast. I’m a huge fan of mythology, culture, and science, but most of all of things that go bump in the night.

I enjoy a good scare. The kind that stays with you, that swirls about in your thoughts as you try to sleep, and then, when at last you sleep, the thoughts come back to ruin your dreams. I write about these things, about the thoughts and feelings, and I explore where these things might come from. Why did the monster decide to scare children? Why did the child decide to set the closet on fire? The scariest things aren’t always the monsters in the closet but the things that came before that monster even existed.

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