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
http://www.unfleshed.com #amreading #amwriting #horror #womeninhorror #Halloween #Giveaway Young Morrigan, the daughter of a local aristocrat, is full of innocence and life. Angus Wulfe is an eccentric and devious doctor who stalks her while he cultivates a plan to win her affection. Their two worlds collide in a grisly twist of fate when the Plague arrives … Continue reading The Unfleshed: Tale of the Autopsic Bride
One of the things I encounter a lot when I'm mentoring, or speaking to new authors, is the question, "What's the average word count for _____?" It's not uncommon for new authors to face this daunting question, then fashion their work according to the rule of "word count". My answer, however, never changes. I tell … Continue reading Discussion: Word Count VS Word Quality