[Pride In Horror Month] – Tempest on the Mountain: A Short Story

The wind screamed with her as she chased the empty trash can across the bare ground. She had envisioned bright green grass, newly grown and soft under her bare feet, her music energetic and loud while she freshened up the cabin. Cleaning up racoon scat and broken glass hadn’t crossed her mind. They’d been hereContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Tempest on the Mountain: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] Following the Dead Tracks: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: May contain sensitive content. 1 What was it Kyle said? On Tuesday nights, he goes for midnight walks. That must be why he’s not answering his phone. Maybe he doesn’t take it with him. I suppose I never asked. There’s still so much I don’t know about my new boyfriend. It’s only beenContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] Following the Dead Tracks: A Short Story”

[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] 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] – Love Never Dies: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. Cut and crimp and fold and stitch… Louise’s filthy hands ached, her fingers cramped and numb. But still, she worked; after all, it had to be perfect. Rachel deserved only the best, and it would never do to miss even a single stitch. A single misplaced cutContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Love Never Dies: A Short Story”

[Review] – The Mind’s Plague and Other Bites of Brutalities

by Morgan K. Tanner The Mind’s Plague and Other Bites of Brutalities is exactly what the title suggest, brutal. In a nutshell, this has been my favorite short story collection since I read Kealan Patrick Burke’s We Live Inside Your Eyes. But let’s dive a little deeper into the madness.  We start off with theContinue reading “[Review] – The Mind’s Plague and Other Bites of Brutalities”

[Review] – Blood Relations

by Kristopher Triana Blood Relations will be released May 5th, 2020, from Grindhouse Press. Before we get to Blood Relations, let’s talk about the elephant in the room.  This elephant is called Full Brutal, Triana’s splatterpunk award-winning novel.  This book is only a year old and I feel comfortable saying it is already extreme horror canon.  Even ifContinue reading “[Review] – Blood Relations”

[Review] – In Dreams We Rot

by Becky Rocksteady Released by Trepidation Publishing This book doesn’t just dance with uneasiness, it lets it move in and sleep in the guest room. Uneasiness – There is a quote at the front of the book. The short version of that quote is “My mission in life is to make everybody as uneasy asContinue reading “[Review] – In Dreams We Rot”

[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with Gemma Amor . Part II

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[Review] – Sing Your Sadness Deep

By Laura Mauro Sing Your Sadness Deep is a haunting collection of short stories exploring loneliness, isolation, and human connection. The thirteen tales in this dark fiction compilation tiptoe on the edge of horror and a few have a touch of magical realism. Mauro’s flexible writing style and strong technique both require the reader to examine theContinue reading “[Review] – Sing Your Sadness Deep”