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First published in Twilight Zone Magazine 5:1 (March/April 1985): 40. 

Contemporary Literary Criticism, volume(s) 36:
Short Story Criticism, volume(s) 16:141-42, 144, 151.
Contemporary Literary Criticism, volume(s) 90:56.

Posted by NicPic on February 02, 2001:

Dear TC:

I'm new to the message board, and my computer's so slow, I don't have the time to sit here and go through past message boards (in the event they're accessible), or even take the time to scroll down through messages posted before January 2001. (I know. Get a new ISP). In any case, please pardon me if this question has already been addressed... How did you come up with the idea for the story "Bloodfall"? Was it a dream, or alcohol-induced haze, or acid trip, or 'shroom trip, or any of the above, or none of the above? (I didn't mean to imply anything negative, so please don't take offense.)If I'm out of line, please let me know-- like I said, I'm new to the message board and don't know what has been posted in the past. 

Your ever-adoring fan,

Posted by TCB on February 04, 2001:

In Reply to: Bloodfall posted by NicPic on February 02, 2001:

Dear NicPic: Somewhere in here, probably in the archived messages or on Sandye's link, there is an answer. But, in brief, this is one of the two stories (out of maybe 125 or so) that came to me in a dream, and this one came as an image only, of blood in the snow. All right, granted, there's no snow in the story, but this is how the final product shakes itself out. TCB. 

© Copyright 2001 Sandye Utley

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