Hellhound Magazine #1 has been released, containing eighteen stories, including my cosmic horror story, “Like Father, Like Son” (a sequel to the story, “A Halloween Tradition”, Trickster’s Treats #3: The Seven Deadly Sins Edition)! And, best of it, it’s free to read!
Download now via Hellhound Magazine‘s website!
Prompt: You die and go to heaven. You can see the pearly gates in the distance, glistening in the sunlight. You walk towards them and a strange feeling overcomes you. As you come close you notice that they’re rusty and derelict. The handles are worn down. With considerable effort you force them open…
Continue reading Writing Prompt #133 — Heavenly Abyss
Here are the books I read to finish out the year, and what I thought about them.
Continue reading Books Read in December
Nothing is Everything is Simon Strantzas’s fifth collection, and though this is his first full publication by Undertow Publication he’s appeared in their anthologies Aickman’s Heirs (2015) and Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 3 (2016). It contains ten stories, five originals, one being a novella, illustrating that Strantzas is a master at telling strange, beautiful stories and also that his writing is weird with purpose.
Continue reading Book Spotlight: Nothing is Everything by Simon Strantzas
Prompt: There had always been something ‘off’ about that smile.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #122 — The Wrong Type of Smile
Another month, another list of the books I’ve read and my thoughts.
Continue reading Books Read in November
Prompt: You’re in the woods camping with some friends. As you’re sitting around a bonfire trading silly tales and laughing, you receive a call from an unknown number. You decide to accept the call and on the other side of the phone, there is nothing but the sound of rustling trees and nearby laughter.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #120 — The Internal Ascent
Prompt: Rain peacefully falls outside the window as your love slowly falls into the great abyss- death, as you somberly remember your life and the moments you spent with them.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #119 — The Nothingness She Once Filled
October was a busier month for me, so was only able to read a few books, unfortunately. But here they are, and what I thought of them.
Continue reading Books Read in October