Christine Morgan leads list of Splatterpunk Awards nominees

  Christine Morgan earned three nominations to lead the pack for the 2020 Splatterpunk Awards, according to a February 9th press release by award founders Wrath James White and Brian Keene. Bryan Smith, Wesley Southard, and Edward Lee also scored multiple nominations with two each. Jarod Barbee and Patrick C. Harrison III also received two …

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Interviewing three of my horror heroes for Horror Tree

My first three author interviews for the wonderful website Horror Tree have been with three of my top ten literary horror heroes: Jeff Strand, John Everson, and Bryan Smith. Not surprisingly, they've written three of my top ten favorite horror novels. I'm a horror writer myself, but I'm a much bigger horror fan, so I …

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January’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Survivor & Creature

(Editor's note: Double Feature is a column where I read at least two horror books per month in 2020 and review them for my website.) January's Double Feature: Survivor by the late J.F. Gonzalez and Creature by Hunter Shea. Survivor The plot of Survivor is about a female lawyer who's kidnapped by a group of …

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‘The Price of the Princess’ is available on Amazon Kindle

I published a fantasy short story titled "The Price of the Princess" on January 9th. As I wrote in the introduction, the story was originally selected by an anthology titled Dark Dominions and scheduled for release last year. However, the Kickstarter campaign for the anthology was unsuccessful, and the publisher canceled the project. I planned …

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GUEST BLOG: Emerian Rich, Editor of The War Letters of Henry C. Brewer

By Emerian Rich Sometimes the scariest stories come from real life. Imagine dying before you get to live out your dream. Imagine being a continent away while your wife gives birth to your only child. Imagine facing a war in extreme temperatures while clinging for your life to the side of a treacherous Italian mountain, …

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