OCT26 – 2017

MICHAEL WEHUNT JUST WROTE HIS FIRST NOVEL AND I PESTERED HIM ABOUT IT! Michael Wehunt‘s first collection, GREENER PASTURES, is as strong a debut as any I can think of. It’s full of great stories with lots of creativity and thematic depth, and never once forgets to bring the creepy. If you haven’t read it […]

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OCT25 – 2017

CHRISTOPHER SLATSKY IS A FREAKING GENIUS!!! To make a long story short, Christopher Slatsky is just plain one of the best writers of weirdness on earth. If you need more detail, here is a reprint of the review I posted for his first collection on Amazon.com: There has been a lot of game-changing weird fiction […]

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OCT22 – 2017

AN INTERVIEW WITH GWENDOLYN KISTE AND HER SMILE WILL UNTETHER THE UNIVERSE is the debut short fiction collection of Gwendolyn Kiste, which came out this past spring. It is one of the best collections of the past ten years and is packed with so much creepiness, creativity, and heart that my mind was in constant […]

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OCT19 – 2017

THE DEVIL CREPT IN BY ANIA AHLBORN I’ve mentioned in past posts that most of my reading of horror and weirdness these days is via short story collections and anthologies. The short and novella forms are, for me, the most potent when it comes to packing a scary and stylistic wallop. That does not mean, […]

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OCT11 – 2017

THE OUTER DARK SYMPOSIUM ON THE GREATER WEIRD On the weekend of March 25th, 2017, I flew down to Atlanta and attended my first-ever literary convention-ish event, THE OUTER DARK SYMPOSIUM ON THE GREATER WEIRD, put on by the mad geniuses behind THE OUTER DARK PODCAST, Scott Nicolay and Anya Martin. Needless to say, it […]

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OCT05 – 2017

TWO FAVORITE BOOKS READ THIS YEAR I definitely don’t have the time or budget to read every horror novel or collection that comes along, so I’m pretty choosy when picking things to read. Often, I go with recommendations from authors I follow on Facebook, or if I see that a bunch of writers I love […]

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OCT30 – 2015

AN INTERVIEW WITH LIVIA LLEWELLYN! Me, I pretty much only read short stories and novellas when it comes to horror, dark fantasy, etc. Novels don’t usually do it for me mostly because they tend to feel so watered down compared to shorter work (obviously, there are lots of exceptions–We Have Always Lived In The Castle, […]

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