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Encyclopedia > Victor Heck
Victor Heck

Born: July 20, 1967
St. Louis, Missouri
Occupation(s): Novelist, Short story writer, Editor
Genre(s): Horror fiction
Influences: Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Edward Lee, Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, Ray Garton, Ray Bradbury
Website: http://www.paddedroom.net

Victor Heck, born David Nordhaus, July 20, 1967, in St. Louis, Missouri, is an American editor and horror fiction author whose novels and short stories are published under his pen name. He is the former owner/operator of DarkTales Publications.[1] In 1999, Heck’s The Asylum Volume 1: The Psycho Ward was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology.[2] July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... This article is in need of attention. ... An Editor is a person who prepares text—typically language, but also images and sounds—for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. ... A literary genre is one of the divisions of literature into genres according to particular criteria such as literary technique, tone, or subject matter (content). ... Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the reader. ... Clive Barker (Born October 5, 1952, Liverpool, England) is an English-born American-resident author, film director and visual artist. ... Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of fantasy, horror and science fiction, noted for combining these three genres within single narratives. ... Edward Lee (c. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author best known for his enormously popular horror novels. ... Jack Ketchum is the pseudonym for author Dallas Mayr. ... Ray Garton is an American author, primarily of Buffyverse. ... Ray Douglas Bradbury (born August 22, 1920) is an American fantasy, horror, science fiction, and mystery writer best known for The Martian Chronicles, a 1950 book which has been described both as a short story collection and a novel, and his 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451. ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... Horror fiction is, broadly, fiction in any medium intended to scare, unsettle, or horrify the reader. ...


Nordhaus's DarkTales published books such as J. Michael Straczynski's Tribulations (ISBN 1-930997-0-35), Mort Castle's Moon on the Water (ISBN 0-9672029-9-X), Yvonne Navarro's DeadTimes (ISBN 0-967202-9-57), and Robert Weinberg's Dial Your Dreams and Other Nightmares (ISBN 1-930997-11-6). J. Michael Straczynski Joseph Michael Straczynski (born July 17, 1954) is an award-winning American writer/producer of television series, novels, short stories, comic books, and radio dramas. ... Yvonne Navarro is an American author who has published a number of books. ...


Bibliography

Anthologies, Novels & Collections

  • 1999 The Asylum - Vol 1, The Psycho Ward. DarkTales Publications. (ISBN 0-967202-9-06 )
  • 2003 The Asylum - Vol 2, The Violent Ward. Prime Books/House of Dominion. (ISBN 1-930997-24-8 )
  • 2003 The Asylum - Vol 3, The Quiet Ward. Prime Books/House of Dominion. (ISBN 1-930997-32-9 )
  • 2006 A Darkness Inbred. Eibon Books/Midnight Library. (ISBN 0-975514-4-23 )
  • 2006 Book of Legion. Eibon Books/Midnight Library. (ISBN 0-975514-4-82 )
  • 2006 Downward Spiral. Eibon Books/Midnight Library. (as contributor) (ISBN 0-975514-4-66 )

Sex Crimes (story 'Birthday Box'. Chanting Monks/Boneyard Press. (as contributor) (ISBN 0-972660-4-29 ) See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 2002 in literature, other events of 2003, 2004 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 2002 in literature, other events of 2003, 2004 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // Events June 26, 2006: J.K. Rowling reaveals that two characters will die in the seventh book of the Harry Potter series. ... // Events June 26, 2006: J.K. Rowling reaveals that two characters will die in the seventh book of the Harry Potter series. ... // Events June 26, 2006: J.K. Rowling reaveals that two characters will die in the seventh book of the Harry Potter series. ...


External links

  • Victor Heck's Official Website

 
 

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