Like most people who write, I’ve read quite a bit this year. Of course, not as much as I would like to, but what I’d consider an average amount.
So I decided to list a few of the ones that I enjoyed the most. I’ve avoided listing sequels or books apart of a series (like The Expanse or The Southern Reach trilogy). Some might be published in 2018, some might have been published in 1998, even some earlier than that. Also, these are listed in no particular order.
Without further adieu…
Continue reading Most Notable Books of 2018
Aphotic Realm released their fifth volume, Eldritch, about a week ago (a bit late to the announcement). It contains ten horrifying, strange stories by a wide variety of authors (including myself) like Jordan Anderson and S.E. Casey, with contributions by John DeLaughter and S.T. Joshi, and beautiful illustrations by Juan Fleites and an artist showcase for Evgeniya Egorova‘s work.
You can purchase Eldritch on Amazon!
Stupefying Stories held a contest for writers to submit their best, worst imitation of Lovecraft’s writing style, all in just one hundred words. Submissions were due on Nov. 3rd, and I wrote and submitted mine on the 2nd (discovered the contest a bit close to the deadline).
Continue reading Stupefying Stories: Bad Imitation Lovecraft Contest — I Won!
S.J. Budd interviewed me recently!
We speak about my writing habits, which writers are my influences, and what were the origins of my short story, “A Mother’s Love,” which was chosen for the best of 2017 collection, Tales from the Realm, from Aphotic Realm.
Read the interview HERE.
Also make sure to follow her on Twitter, or check out her work on her website.
Albeit late, I’d like to note Crimson Streets has released their second anthology, The Raven And Other Tales on Amazon, which includes my story, “Under The Earth.”
Horror Bites Magazine has released their fourth issue! It comes with six short stories from authors: Em Leonard, Russell J. Dorn, David Maloney, Tobias Wade, Mark Anzalone, and myself.
They have been gracious enough to provide me with a $2.00 off discount code for the first fourteen orders, if you order from Gumroad. Use code 18castle2 at the payment page!
The magazine is also available on Amazon now!
Currently looking for beta readers for my third collection of short weird/horror stories!
It’ll have ten stories, and roughly will be about 45K to 50K words.
Each beta reader will receive a free digital copy of the book, be listed in the “thank you” page, and depending on the sales, might receive a free physical copy, too.
If interested, please contact me directly through Twitter (@Micah_Castle) or my email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For today and tomorrow, you can download both my collections for free on Amazon!
The Stone Man and Other Weird Tales / Who Spoke on the Other Side
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You can now download Horror Bites Magazine #1 for free on Amazon! It comes with five short stories from authors: K. Lysander Elias, KC Grifant, EM Leonard, Matt Handle, and myself.
Horror Bites Magazine has released pre-orders for their first issue! It comes with five short stories from authors: K. Lysander Elias, KC Grifant, EM Leonard, Matt Handle, and myself.
They have been gracious enough to provide me with a 25% discount code for the first eight orders!
PRE-ORDER HERE and use the code 10castle7200125 at the payment page.