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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.

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

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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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