By Eden Royce When I first started writing, I didn’t identify myself online as a black author. Not because I was hiding, I just didn’t think to add it to my online profile. No, I didn’t have a picture up at the time because they always make me look fatter […]

Writing Horror While Black

To continue our celebration of Women Of Horror, I present to you a sample from Kasey Pierce’s “Finding Poe”. Publisher, Source Point Press First edition published by Rocket Ink Studios “With a face of stone, he clenched his molars, making more plasma seep through his lips. His look was returned […]

Kasey Pierce: Sins of the Father

Why Horror? Being a female, I’ve been asked a lot of gender-centric questions. None of which bothers or offends me. To be quite honest, I’m rather indifferent when it comes to the topic. A niche, a gimmick…however the card might be played, I never really thought about it. I just […]

Women Of Horror: Kasey Pierce

To continue our celebration of Women Of Horror, I present to you a sample from Sparrow Black’s “Seizures”. Seems we chose a bad day to set out. The rain poured all through the night and when we woke up the world was covered in a dense fog. Even though I don’t […]

Sparrow Black: Seizures

Don’t Work Too Hard, You’ll Scare Yourself! By Sparrow Black Growing up in my household in the 80s and early 90s was a great experience for a bookworm. No matter where we moved to or what house we lived in there was always this wall of books that my parents […]

Women Of Horror: Sparrow Black

To continue our celebration of Women Of Horror, I present to you a sample from Leigh M. Lane’s “Finding Poe”. The rain and lightning had abated, so that now a thin fog crept over the peaks of the dead lawn, slowly moving and swirling around the other greenery and dissipating […]

Leigh M. Lane: Finding Poe

I first fell in love with dark fiction when I discovered The Twilight Zone, the horrific thrill of fantastic worlds laden with cosmic justice capturing my very young and impressionable heart. Although I was first inspired to take hand to paper by the works of Roald Dahl and Caroline Keene […]

Women Of Horror: Leigh M. Lane

In which the writer smashes his head up against a creative wall and tricks his brain to think differently.

Me And My Muse Episode 27

Ladies and gentlemoose, it has been a while since there has been a good jacking around here. To solve that remission, I reached out to fellow audiophile and writer, Todd Skaggs. And so, without further ado, let’s jack this place up! JW: I’m currently listening to Massive Attack’s “Mezzanine” album. […]

Todd Skaggs Gets Jack’d

The idea was simple: Gather a group of some of the best writers in the apocalyptic genre, give them parameters for a story, and let them go. That’s how Middletown Apocalypse came into being. The first book was an experiment…me wanting to show the world how individual writer voices can […]

Middletown 2 is now available!