[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle

As a follow-up to our recent publication, “Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema” by Tabatha Wood, we’ve compiled a short list of movies from the 60s through today with various forms of Queer Rep in Vampire films. Blood and Roses (1960) Very loosely inspired by the French vampire novella “Carmilla” (of which there is an excellentContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle”

[Pride In Horror Month] – The Silhouette Man: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This short story may contain sensitive content. I don’t know how long I’d been unconscious, but when I came to I awoke in my worst nightmare. Surrounded by complete darkness, the cold prickled my skin. I thought I’d been buried alive in nothing but my underpants. When I cried for help and triedContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Silhouette Man: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Interview with Steph Rabig

Pride is my favourite time of year next to Halloween, and I love supporting my fellow LGBTQ creators (all year round, of course, but especially now!) It was my pleasure and absolute delight to be able to “sit down” with Steph Rabig, author of ” “, and be able to get to know her aContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Interview with Steph Rabig”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Playing Possum: A Book Review

To begin, a quick rundown on the genesis of this novel. Forgive me if you’ve heard this one before. After Alan Baxter wrote The Roo to go along with a brilliant cover designed by the unparalleled Kealan Patrick Burke, the Twitter community continued piling on the peer pressure, looking for other authors to write creatureContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Playing Possum: A Book Review”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Becoming: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. Becoming The most popular girl in school is braiding my hair in gym class, and I am too nervous to speak. I was sitting on the benches, trying to force my thick curls into a neat ponytail like Miss Kentworth had insisted, when Hannah sat down behindContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Becoming: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story

She is like me. Her eyes are green, her hair is long and unkempt, and her face rounded. She is my twin, and she is like me, but she is not. When I think myself safe, she comes, into my home, into my life. She likes to pretend to be me while I sit trappedContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] Nina and the Raging Hormone Buffet: A Short Story

“Bye, sweetheart.” Mum kissed me on both cheeks, gripping my shoulders. “Have a good first day. And be careful, Nina. We want to stay here a while, don’t we?” Her words were soft, but the implication was there; don’t mess up, like I had once or twice before. I glanced over her shoulder. Peter, AKAContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] Nina and the Raging Hormone Buffet: A Short Story”

[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 2 of 2 – Interview with Aaron A. Reed, Author of Subcutanean

THE INTRO Isn’t it awesome when you discover a new author of merit? It’s especially satisfying when they’re still unknown, as if you’ve discovered a golden nugget buried in your backyard. Aaron A. Reed – author of the trippy and suspenseful novel, Subcutanean – is one of those golden nuggets. Not only is Subcutanean expertlyContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 2 of 2 – Interview with Aaron A. Reed, Author of Subcutanean”

[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 1 of 2 – Review of Subcutanean

by Aaron A. Reed It’s not hard to catch a reader’s attention when you say no two copies of your book are alike. Fresh-on-the-scene author Aaron A. Reed shows his game designing background with Subcutanean, a suspenseful novel littered with changing areas of text. This isn’t a CYOA kind of story, mind you – despiteContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – Double Feature: Part 1 of 2 – Review of Subcutanean”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Three String Jack: A Short Story

I strummed my travel guitar idly as I stared into the dark canopy of the forest.  The heat haze of the summer evening lay heavy upon us. Even after sunset the humidity thickened the air, and the scent of our skin brought the mosquitoes. I slapped one from my arm. I canceled a show forContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Three String Jack: A Short Story”