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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‘Scarecrow Road’ | A gift to myself for turning 50 this year

On September 8th, I published "Scarecrow Road" on Amazon Kindle as a gift to myself for reaching the ripe old age of 50 this year. "Scarecrow Road" is a short story that takes less than 10 minutes to read. I wrote it as a campfire tale. You know, like a story you could tell around …

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Horror Tree holds a special place in my writer’s heart

I received my paperback copies of Trembling With Fear: Year 2 and its companion More Tales from the Tree. The five drabbles (100-word stories) I successfully submitted last year were in the two volumes, which included all the stories and drabbles posted by Horror Tree's Trembling With Fear (TWF) ezine in 2018. Horror Tree will …

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Plenty of books and films to review for The Bigfoot Files

When I first started writing The Bigfoot Files for HorrorAddicts.net in April, I was worried I'd have trouble finding enough books and films to review for two columns each month. Boy, I was wrong. Bigfoot is even more popular in books and movies than I ever imagined. Looking at the number of novels and films …

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