Ask @TheActualZakSmith:

What books would you recommend for developing better interpersonal skills?

i haven't encountered many books that do this (though perhaps reading enough novels creates some sense--as whatshername in Dangerous Liasons says--of "what is possible") though I recommend The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Night Time to people who feel they need better interpersonal skills because it shows how the world reacts to someone who has none.
In general the trick is to get out more.

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The "Hate Preparation" from Frostbitten and Mutilated is a treasure and a thing of beauty. How did you come up with it?

When i know people are coming over to roll and im not in the headspace i put on Celtic Frost "Dying God Coming Into Human Flesh" and close my eyes and feel the trance come on. It always prepares me for people. I just thought about that process and narrated my way through it.

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Aside from all things pumpkin spiced, what is the one thing, if any, you enjoy about the autumn season?

Bonfires burning bright
Pumpkin faces in the night
I remember Halloween
Dead cats hanging from poles
Little dead are out in droves
I remember Halloween
Brown leafed vertigo
Where skeletal life is known
I remember Halloween
This day anything goes
Burning bodies hanging from poles
I remember Halloween
Halloween, Halloween, Halloween, Halloween
Candy apples and razor blades
Little dead are soon in graves
I remember Halloween
This day anything goes
Burning bodies hanging from poles
I remember
Halloween, Halloween, Halloween, Halloween
Halloween, Halloween, Halloween, Halloween

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