February’s DOUBLE FEATURE | Bottled & Kill Hill Carnage

(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.) February's Double Feature: Bottled by Stephanie Ellis and Kill Hill Carnage by Tim Meyer. Bottled If dread was a genre, Stephanie Ellis would own it. After last year's tragic Asylum …

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2020 Splatterpunk Awards dominated by four publishers

Four publishers of extreme horror dominated the 2020 Splatterpunk Awards nominations with the new kid on the block, Death’s Head Press, leading the charge with six nominations. Necro Publications earned four nominations. Deadite Press and Grindhouse Press each received three. All told, the top four publishers accounted for 16 of the 31 Splatterpunk Awards nominations. …

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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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