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How Spicy Is Your Pumpkin? Dead Peasants Kicks the Spice to 11 as Pumpkins Take over the World, 31 Days of Halloween

pumpkin pie and pumpkins

In a tale that’s a little bit of camp and a whole lot of carnage, Blood and Gourd offers up a small Washington town as a sacrificial lamb for the attack of the killer pumpkins. The Henderson family farm is all geared up for their Halloween celebration, but the pumpkin patch has other ideas as it springs to deadly, animated life. You’ll want to wear your pumpkin before it decides to wear you. Fortunately, Dead Peasant has you covered with a limited-edition t-shirt. There are three available issues, in limited quantities, in the Blood and Gourd series, and they are just the right story for Halloween. Become a stem-head when you read “Blood and Gourd.”

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Creativity and Halloween, Facing Your Fears: 31 Days of Halloween

Happy Halloween to our PenguinatorsCalendar

Halloween gives you the opportunity to play as a monster or something scary and to celebrate that fear. By becoming what you fear, you’re able to take some of that feeling away and empower yourself to be less afraid. Fear can be healthy, but it can also prevent you from doing something amazing. In creativity, it’s fear that often stops people from coming up with new ideas. They are afraid of being wrong, ridiculed, and/or failing. Still, Halloween is a good time to practice your creativity and face your fears!

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Would You Stay a Night in a Haunted House? 31 Days of Halloween

Disneyland's Haunted Mansion (haunted house attraction)

You remember as a kid how brave everyone was? Standing outside the gate of a home where the witch lived or one that had been abandoned because it was haunted, each child would brag about what he or she would do if they met a ghost or the witch.

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Get Your Copy of ‘The Monster in Blackwood Forest’ Today! 31 Days of Halloween

The Monster in Blackwood Forest Cover

“The Monster in Blackwood Forest” is out today! Ordering it now as an eBook (affiliate link) ensures that you get a story before someone can spoil the ending! (psss… the butler did it!) Plus, you get a great story that is just right for the fall-heading-to-Halloween season. (jk… There is no butler.) Maybe you want a taste of what you’re in for. In this video, Drue M.  Scott reads a story inspired by Blackwood Forest:

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My List for Inktober Drawing on YouTube

Create something today like this child's drawing

I did a quick sketch to get my bearings around where each of these should go for Inktober. (It’s on the video.) I tend to layer my drawings starting with what’s in the background and moving to the foreground. I may trace my first drawing and draw the second on the tracing, or I may cut out the second and attach it to the first. You don’t have to do either. This is all about exercising your ability to be creative and to draw. Your finished drawing(s) should look different from mine.

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Pre-order ‘The Monster in Blackwood Forest’ for 31 Days of Halloween

The Monster in Blackwood Forest Cover

Tomorrow, Drue M. Scott releases the first book in his trilogy “Mortal Choice.” You can pre-order “The Monster in Blackwood Forest” (affiliate link), which focuses on Jinx, her pack, and her human friend, Christian. You can hear Drue read a story from Blackwood Forest accompanied with visuals in the video below.

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Speakers’ Club October 2019: Halloween

Sally Penguin with book

Rules:

Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers:

The History of Halloween:

Costumes

Trick-or-Treat: 1930s – Give us candy or we play a trick on you.

Candy: Candy Corn, Candy Bars, Coins, Popcorn Balls, Apples, Toothbrushes, Comic Books.

Bobbing for apples, apple on a string

Lollipop ghosts

Pumpkins as jack-o-lanterns

Horror films

Haunted Houses

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

The Skeleton Dance:

Donald Duck Trick or Treat:

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Monster Mash

Nightmare on My Street

War of the Worlds: