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About Dan Allen
Dan Allen is Canadian and enjoys spending time in Northern Ontario. You can find his short stories in numerous magazines, anthologies, and podcasts. Visit www.danallenhorror.com to see a presentation of his published work.
His terrifying look at Alzheimer’s, “Above the Ceiling,” is featured in Bards and Sages collection of the Best Indie Speculative Fiction Vol. 2.
A personal favorite, “Sympathy for the Zingara,” can be found in the March 2019 edition of ParAbnormal Magazine.
His terrifying story, “The Basement” (edited by Horror Zine’s Jeani Rector), was published by Hellbound Books in July 2020.
You can visit Dan at www.danallenhorror.com and follow him on Facebook and Twitter at
@danallenhorror. You can write to Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org
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