DandelionsJohn Claude Smith
What Kind of Hallucinatory, Weird Horror Could Be Inspired By "Dandelions"?
Dandelions. You know what they are. White weed puffs you blow on, make a wish, and giggle afterwards at the nonsense of it all. More so: "a widely distributed weed of the daisy family, with a rosette of leaves and large bright yellow flowers followed by globular heads of seeds with downy tufts."
Or are they?
Dunhams Manor Press (Imprint of Dynatox Ministries).
John Claude Smith originally wanted to be a horror writer; now he’s not sure what it is he writes, he just knows it is dark, and he’s the one holding a flashlight, shining light on those places most people would want to avoid, scribbling notes.
He has written fiction, poetry and bad lyrics for as long as he can remember. At a point when he decided to get serious with fiction, sending out stories and getting a few acceptances in the early 1990s, he was side-tracked for many years by music journalism (as JC Smith), including stints as the industrial, experimental, gothic, metal, and all fringe categories reviewer for a variety of magazines including Outburn, Industrial Nation, Side-Line, and