My guest review of Joe Hill’s extraordinary horror novel The Fireman at writer D. M. Draper’s site has gone live today. If anybody wants to read my comments on this huge (750-plus-page) and thrilling novel, visit https://www.dmdraper.com/fireman-joe-hill/. And while I’m at it, kudos and thanks to Draper for very prompt payment for my work!Read more "My Guest Review Live!"
I’m very happy to report that I’ve sold reprint rights to a short story and a poem to the supernatural horror magazine Bloodbond (Alban Lake Publishing) for their November 2017 issue. “Unnatural Balances,” a story involving flesh-eating ghouls ‘thinning the herd’ of over-populated vampires (who in turn are preying on regular mortals) puts a supernatural spin […]Read more "Story & Poem Accepted for Publication"
The Kindred of Darkness by Barbara Hambly. (Historical Horror Novel, 2017). A while ago I reviewed one of Hambly’s Benjamin January crime/adventure series set in the pre-Civil War deep south. now I want to take a look at the latest in her other series–the fifth James Asher vampire novel. It’s 1913 and the latest in a series of […]Read more "REVIEWED: The Kindred of Darkness"
“Appraised Risk,” a tale of erotic vampire horror and my newest work of short fiction, has been published by the online site DEADMAN’S TOME. All potential readers please be aware: This is a rather extreme piece, with explicit sex and violence. That said, I think it is a powerful and effective work. And it is […]Read more "Erotic Vampire Horror Published"
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"