This summer my blog will be a host to some fantastic authors. We'll have writing prompts and challenges in hopes of exposing you to your next favorite author! It's easy to participate if you're interested. Just pop a comment to this post. I'll contact you via email. Happy reading!
As a publisher and author, I'm constantly on the hunt for the best con suited for my genre which is horror/dark fiction. In the past year, I've attended four as a vendor (those reviews to come). This past weekend, I attended Texas Frightmare Weekend in Dallas, for the first time. Here are my thoughts: The Staff: … Continue reading Frightmare Weekend Review
Chicago is gripped by terror. The Sweet Sixteen Killer is brutally murdering young women, and the authorities are baffled. When the police are called to an affluent home in the middle of the night, they learn that a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy has attacked his family. The boy exhibits signs of demonic possession, and even … Continue reading REVIEW: Exorcist Falls by Jonathan Janz
A collection of “weird tales” in the tradition of Lovecraft, Aickman, etc. with contemporary influencing including Moore, and Lansdale. Let me just begin by saying, in this collection of five stories you will get a variety of stories ranging from ethnic influence as well as style influence. I love HR Arswyd's range in story … Continue reading REVIEW: Dark Homages II by HR Arswyd
Written with the narrative tension of The Road and the exquisite terror of classic Stephen King, Bird Boxis a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat horror thriller, set in an apocalyptic near-future world—a masterpiece of suspense from the brilliantly imaginative Josh Malerman. Something is out there . . . Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is … Continue reading REVIEW: BirdBox, Josh Malerman
Sylvia Stein is a published author with several anthologies with her Writer’s group 750 on LinkedIn. Stein obtained a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing and English from Southern New Hampshire University this past July 2015. She is a mother of three beautiful children Paul 10, Michael 9 and Consuelo 6. She resides in the city of Fuquay … Continue reading NEW RELEASE from Author Sylvia Stein!
The smoke danced off the edge of her cigarette which dangled between two long fingers tipped by HellFire red lacquer. Her eyes were closed, oblivious to the rest of the world as she swayed back and forth. The men stood there in silence. She was thinking. And they knew better than to disturb her when … Continue reading Body Bag Betty 001