Linton, Indiana: SF Writer's Pylon of Solitude (Closed)

Private inspiration pod for science fiction and fantasy writer Ruby Moon-Houldson, the 15-ft. tall silver structure contains a room with glow-in-the-dark wallpaper and black light carpets. Battered and abandoned as of June 2016.

Directions:
Hwy 59, south of Linton, .8 miles south of the junction with Hwy 54.
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Battered and abandoned as of June 2016.
Status:
Closed

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SF Writer's Pylon of Solitude

This sight is reminiscent of the strange pylons used by the "sleestacks" in the Land of the Lost show from a few decades ago. The silver pyramid-like structure is the fortress of solitude for local sci-fi writer Ruby Moon-Houldson, who has published over 35 books.

The 12x12x12 foot building is a quiet retreat for Moon-Houldson, where she can work without interference from the outside world.

The interior features such atmospheric catalysts as glow-in- the-dark wallpaper, blacklight carpets, neon-lighting, a color-shifting misting fountain bowl, and a VCR/DVD player. In this environment she sits and dreams up her next novel!

[Jason Edwards, 08/31/2011]

We'd all have better ideas if we spent more time in pylons.


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