As early as August, department stores become the harbingers of Halloween, stocking garlands of bats, plastic pumpkins, and bags bursting with candy corn. The hapless Henry King meets a series of macabre demises in this wickedly funny book from horror experts Brian Evenson and Jesse Ball. The Deaths of Henry King is a great choice for anyone who enjoys the work of Edward Gorey and a healthy dose of schadenfreude.
In the stories of 13 Views of the Suicide Woods , MacLeod strips the genre down to its bare essentials. He cuts right to the heart of what humans fear most—loneliness, helplessness, desperation—with subtle and poetic prose that will raise goosebumps before you even realize you are afraid. Kaiama L. Glover Akashic Books. A young woman the titular Hadriana mysteriously dies at the altar on her wedding.
When she is resurrected days later by an evil sorcerer, the town is thrown into a panic. Spike Trotman Iron Circus Comics.
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Even the familiar tropes, however, are flipped on their heads, with each panel filled with twists and turns that will make sure you keep the light on long after putting the book down. At a special midnight viewing, each member of the audience finds themselves watching a film of their deepest fears. From there, the book takes a sharp turn into a supernatural, rattling along at a breakneck pace until its shocking conclusion. Think Jack Ketchum meets Poppy Z. All it takes is a single turn of the page and your taste in dark fiction will be transformed forever. The symptoms will begin to manifest any moment now.
Even now you find yourself itching to read the rest of his work. The question is, how much influence can a religious leader like Charles Erich truly have over his followers? If the time comes, would he ever allow them to leave? A community of one mind and purpose.
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A place of order, commitment, peace, and service. A perfect world, building on mind shattering secrets from beyond the pale. Leslie, and Rosanne Rabinowitz. Scan the titles, study the strange trinkets that are lined up on display. Maybe pull aside the cobwebs and run your fingers alone the spines of the books, caress the artifacts. You will find many forgotten treasures and un-mined gems among the debris. Some of what you find will be dark and suspenseful, some beautiful and haunting, but all of it is yours for the taking.
Mark Allan Gunnells loves to tell stories. He has since he was a kid, penning one-page tales that were Twilight Zone knockoffs. He likes to think he has gotten a little better since then. He loves reader feedback, and above all he loves telling stories. Horror The Silver Scream, the follow-up to Horror The Way Forward both Bram Stoker Award nominated non-fiction anthologies , delves into the minds of filmmakers to see what it takes to produce great horror films, from the writing and funding process, to directing, producing, and writing tie-ins.
Horror also entertains. Horror is aimed at arming generations of authors, screenwriters, producers, directors, and anyone else interested in the film industry, from big budget movies to the independent film circuit, as well as the stage. Wes Craven, George A. Brock, L.
Soares, Mick Garris, William F. McMullen Jr. Shallow Waters is the official monthly flash fiction challenge hosted by the award-winning Crystal Lake Publishing. Every month a new challenge is posted online, with authors submitting via email. Stay tuned for more volumes in this series, or find Crystal Lake Publishing on Patreon to enter or vote on future challenges. Horror Christmas! I will announce the lucky winner on October 31st in the last post for Halloween Blitz on my blog.
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What is offered is the only prize. By entering, you acknowledge they have no liability and release them from any and all responsibility whatsoever. The campaign will run right up to the end of year, with plenty of perks and special offers catered for readers and authors. If this year is any indication, there will be good times and there will be tough times for small presses, and we need to do what we can to ensure we always deliver the highest quality work and services to our ever-growing market of authors and readers.
We actually want to offer even more going forward. Come on a magical journey with John Grover as he weaves all original tales set on or around Halloween.
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From pumpkin patches to haunted houses, step into a world that is forever Halloween. The spookiest time of year! John Grover is a fiction author residing in Massachusetts. He is the author the new Grimdark Fantasy series Knightshade and several collections, including his best of collection: Best of Shadow Tales—featuring reprinted works. Please visit his website www. Happy Halloween!
Did you miss any of the Halloween Blitz posts? Click on cover to visit title on Amazon. One last harvest is all Sonya and her team need to put their murderous past behind them… A family with the rarest blood type in the world is the only thing standing between Sonya and retirement. Board for free.
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But there are others, too. The desperate and the lost. The cruel and the criminal. But those are just stories. So go ahead and hop in. Sarah Killian 2 by Mark Sheldon Have you ever woken one morning with a burning, insatiable desire to go out and kill someone? Author Mercedes Yardley Mercedes M. Welcome to the world of Beatrice Beecham!
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Author Dave Jeffery Dave Jeffery is author of 15 novels, two collections, and numerous short stories. Jeffery is married with two children and lives in Worcestershire, UK. Enter…if you dare. Horror Vol. Horror covers: Horror as culture Scare tactics The evolution of the horror film Viewer desensitization Watching your story come to life Screenwriting advice Dissecting screenplays A production company case study Tricks of the trade Writing tips Advice on Producing Advice on Directing Funding and distributing a film Entertaining tidbits and anecdotes And so much more!
Shallow Waters Vol. With twenty-two dark tales diving beneath the surface of loss, love, and life.
Story In this volume… Taunted by a cactus, a man copes with grief after the loss of his wife.