MIDSOMMAR shines brightly at FANGORIA 2020 Chainsaw Awards

Maybe Fangoria should change the name of the Chainsaw Awards to the Ari Aster Awards. The director and another one of his movies dominated the Fangoria 2020 Chainsaw Awards, a fan-voted contest honoring the best horror movies released in 2019. Aster and his A24 film Midsommar won five of the 16 Chainsaw Awards, according to …

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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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‘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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Grindhouse Press authors win top honors at 2019 Splatterpunk Awards

Grindhouse Press authors Kristopher Triana and Bryan Smith won top honors during the 2019 Splatterpunk Awards held at KillerCon in Austin, Texas, on August 17. The Splatterpunk Awards were co-founded by Wrath James White and Brian Keene and recognize superior achievement in the sub-genres of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror. Triana won Best Novel for Full …

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Tremblay wins 2018 Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel

Paul Tremblay notched his second Bram Stoker Award in four years for best novel during the fourth annual StokerCon in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on May 11th, according to a press release by the Horror Writers Association. Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World published by William Morrow won Superior Achievement in a Novel. …

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Bram Stoker Award nominees Katsu, Tremblay, Iglesias are Locus Awards finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation, which publishes Locus Magazine, announced the top ten finalists in the sixteen categories of the 2019 Locus Awards, according to a May 7th press release on locusmag.com. Three works of fiction by authors nominated for the upcoming Bram Stoker Awards are also among the top ten Locus Awards finalists for Horror Novel. …

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‘Knight of the Daffadowndilly’ Finishes Quest for Publication

I call myself a horror and fantasy writer. I always put horror first followed by fantasy as I tend to write more in the horror genre. Since I'm heavily influenced by The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings as well as Dungeons and Dragons, I always knew I would write fantasy, too. I've had …

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Exploring Bigfoot in Film and Fiction with My New Column

My new column, The Bigfoot Files, debuts today as a regular feature on the HorrorAddicts.net website. I celebrated by purchasing a Bigfoot Rescue Kit. I'm excited about the column because Bigfoot, as I write in the first chapter, is "a top-five inspiration for my fiction writing alongside the books The Lord of the Rings and Boy’s …

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