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Writers' Bloc

It's time for the halloween Writers' Bloc reading, and this year it's on the 27th - that's Thursday coming. This is, of course, on the Canongate in Edinburgh's old town, rather than on any other Canongate you may be aware of.

The Cabinet of Dr Calamari


Thursday 27th October 2005



cannibalism
rooftop lust
and one qualified squid

GASP at the eerie secret possessing a remote Scottish isle. MARVEL at demons of the Cornish coastline. DESPAIR at the incompetent activities of some "feeble fiends". SHUDDER at a true story of misappropriated Ancient Egyptian remains. TAKE ADVICE from someone with tentacles. GROAN at some truly poor puns.

Writers' Bloc is back at its regular haunt with a brand-new assortment of uncanny fiction to get you in the mood for Halloween. We promise laughs and shivers in equal measure, delivered in a cellar with a convenient selection of alcoholic beverages.

Downstairs at The Canon's Gait, 232 Canongate. 8pm start. Entry £2 (£1 concessions).
It's usually quite fun, yes. And it's possible some recordings will be released at some point.