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!






Dearest 2016, I wanted to take a moment to offer up my personal farewell to thee, seeing as how you are on your last few hours within this thing we call reality. Of course I understand you probably feel the piling on you’ve endured over the last twelve months has […]

Saying Goodbye To 2016