Grind Your Bones to Dust by Nicholas Day Cover Reveal Man are you guys in for some amazing shit later this year, with awesome books oozing out of the cracks in the walls and those strange gouges in the ceiling. And Fall is going to be one of the most exciting seasons of the year […] … Continue reading Grind Your Bones to Dust Will Grind Your Bones to Dust — Ink Heist
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With the paper fitted in the machine, I typed. The first page came easy. It felt good. The clacking of the keys was a pat on the back from a childhood friend, one you never expected to see again. I didn’t have to glance in the mirror to know that I was smiling as I … Continue reading LILY (Novel WIP excerpt, Chapter 1)
A collection of four chilling novels, ingeniously wrought gems of terror from the brilliantly imaginative, Joe Hill Snapshot is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by “The Phoenician,” a tattooed thug who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap. A young man takes to the […] … Continue reading Strange Weather – Joe Hill — Grimdark Dad
https://www.youtube.com/embed/J-3I5ZizF_0?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&start=3&wmode=transparent Congratulations to all the other folks whose poems were accepted, and a special congratulations to Saba Syed Razvi, Michael Bailey , and Michael Arnzen (all given special recognition as “spotlight” poets). For the full table of contents, click the link: http://stephaniewytovich.blogspot.com/2019/06/hwa-poetry-showcase-vol-6-toc.html via New Poem, “The Art” to Appear in the HWA POETRY SHOWCASE VI — … Continue reading New Poem, “The Art” to Appear in the HWA POETRY SHOWCASE VI — Litggressive
Just as I discovered there was more than one way to put my infant daughter’s crib together (to hell with those decorations written in an alien language!), there is more than one way to build a writer. Assembly usually takes a mere two decades. Batteries are not included, nor are they necessary. This particular horror […] … Continue reading How To Build A (Horror) Writer — Hunter Shea
Great post from a first-time reader.
…and the punchline is an 850-ish word essay about his inaugural experience with The King of Horror, which Google tells me is one of Stephen King’s nicknames.
It’s admittedly difficult to kick off a piece like this knowing full well that Stephen King has a body of work large enough to be called a pantheon (58 novels!) and a following loyal enough to produce curated meme listicles, “read this if you like Stephen King” listicles, and other clickbait about the guy’s storytelling prowess. Case in point: Stephen King has a fanbase that rivals the likes of Tolkien or Rowling, and for good reason. As a first-time Stephen King reader, Pet Sematary(review to come) acted as the Jud Crandall to my Louis Creed, leading me into a world of creepy spooky stuff that I don’t fully understand.
I closed out Pet Sematary with a newfound appreciation for…
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The Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge! How Do You Like Your Blue- Eyed Girl, Mister Death? by Mary Ann Peden-Coviello I missed my Grampa, a preacher and a fisherman. He didn’t teach me to preach ’cause women was supposed to keep silent in the church ‘less we was singin’, but he taught me to … Continue reading Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Mary Ann Peden-Coviello @MAPedenCoviello @Sotet_Angyal #LoH — Spreading the Writer’s Word
If ever there was a film that would be at the top of a cult and/or exploitation genre, or especially a Turkey Day festival, it would have to be the 1972 film Blood Freak. I mean, where else could you find a movie about a Turkey-Headed, blood-drinking, religious-backed horror film, than in this must-be-seen-to-believed film. […] … Continue reading Steve Hawkes – Rest in Peace —
The Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge! Lovers Never Leave Her by Angela Yuriko Smith Her lovers never leave her.. She treasures them all keeping them close holding them dear. There are no arguments over chores. Their gaze never strays to wander to other lovers. They remain steadfast and true, devoted to her and transfixed […] … Continue reading Ladies of Horror Flash Project – #Horror #author Angela Yuriko Smith @AngelaYSmith @Sotet_Angyal #LoH — Spreading the Writer’s Word