Last night’s coffeehouse at the Grand Midway Hotel featured another open mic night, with live music by The Birddogs (a local duo), a brief stand-up comedy routine from young Ed the Comic that fell a bit flat, topped off by a pleasant little jam session as Ed brought out his guitar to noodle around with […]Read more "Windber Coffeehouse Nights: July 5, 2018"
Devils & Demons edited by Marvin Kaye. (Horror Anthology, 1987). Putting myself in a Halloween mood, I checked this thick (586 pages) anthology out of my local library. The book contains 52 works–mostly short to medium-length horrific fiction, but with a sprinkling of poems and even one short play script. The contents range from old classics […]Read more "REVIEWED: Devils & Demons"
This is the cover for the soon-to-be-released ebook that includes first-anywhere publication of my story “What Can’t Be Salvaged, Yet Must Be.” Like all nine of the stories in this special themed entry in the ongoing series of horror ebooks from Bride of Chaos, Inc., it blends science fiction set in outer space with shudder-producing […]Read more "Deep Space Horror Coming!"
Today–just in time for Halloween–the ebook horror anthology 9 Tales Told In The Dark #18 has been released. My historical horror story “Holding Action” (set in the war-torn nightmare that was Paraguay in 1870) is among the stories included in this latest volume from Bride of Chaos, Inc. The book is available exclusively from Amazon and in […]Read more "Horror Story Published"
Here’s the cover art of the forthcoming ebook anthology that includes my historical horror story “Holding Action.” The book will be available October 22 from Amazon’s Kindle Store at a regular price of $2.99. But if you preorder, you can get it for only 99 cents! Here’s a link to the advance order site: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M04EREJ.Read more "Historical Horror Story Available"
Here’s an advance look at the cover for Deadman’s Tome: Horrgasm–an e-book anthology collecting six sex-horror stories originally published in the word-press-based e-zine Deadman’s Tome. The editor describes my contribution (“The Vampire Nymph”) as “sizzling vampire sex served with a cold dish of irony.” Other contributors to the book include Ken Goldman, Marc Shapiro, Bob Freville, […]Read more "New Erotic Horror E-Book Anthology"
For the coffeehouse’s 3rd movie of the evening, Blair went off the (intentional) comedy theme with 300. Attendance was pretty thin tonight (owing to the hot humid temps, no doubt), mostly regulars. I’d been playing with the denizens of the Maison De Meow (the outdoor, 2-story feline play area on the side of the Grand Midway)–or trying […]Read more "July 14th at The Grand Midway, Part 2"