OCT01 – 2016

GREAT HORROR SHORT STORY LINKS, AHOY! Hello! Welcome to Year Three of 31 HATH OCTOBER, a month-long celebration of the creepy, macabre, sinister, and SCARY in literature, film, music, and art. My name is Brian Lillie and I am a big horror nerd from way back. Together with a select handful of talented guests, we […]

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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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OCT29 – 2015

SCOTT NICOLAY’S ANA KAI TANGATA: MAN EATING STORIES OF THE WEIRD Anyone who has ever seriously engaged in the study of an art form or sport or other intense discipline knows that there is no such thing as an “overnight sensation”. Though an artist may hit the public consciousness all at once, seemingly out of […]

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OCT28 – 2015

AN INTERVIEW WITH VICTOR LAVALLE Victor LaValle is one of my favorite living authors, and just an amazing stylist, thinker, and feeler (for lack of a better word). He’s written one short story collection (SLAPBOXING WITH JESUS) and three novels (THE ECSTATIC, BIG MACHINE, and THE DEVIL IN SILVER). His last two books have had […]

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OCT22 – 2015

POTPOURRI THURSDAY Dear friends, today is going to be quick and miscellaneous, because I’m getting married in two days (!) and only have time for a short post today. Rest assured that tomorrow and Saturday’s posts are going to rule, as the awesome Dora Badger takes the reins with a two-part look at horror web […]

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OCT21 – 2015

AFTER THE PEOPLE LIGHTS HAVE GONE OFF BY STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES As a lifelong fan of short fiction, the books that most fill my heart with joy are horror anthologies and single-author horror collections. For me, there’s nothing better than a great bunch of disparate tales gathered together, thematically or not. When it works, it’s […]

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OCT18 – 2015

CHARLEE JACOB AND THE ART OF GOING TOO FAR CHARLEE JACOB is a four-time Bram Stoker Award winning writer from Texas, specializing in REALLY dark novels, short stories, and poetry. And when I say REALLY, I mean REALLY REALLY REALLY DARK, LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN DARK BEFORE. Jacob is known for a couple of different […]

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OCT09 -2015

MATTHEW M. BARTLETT: GATEWAYS TO BRILLIANCE Matthew M. Bartlett is an author born in Connecticut in 1970, who currently resides somewhere in Western Massachusetts. His endlessly amazing novel/collection/freak-out GATEWAYS TO ABOMINATION (GTA) is simply one of the the best and freshest works in all of the current weird horror renaissance. Here is a review I […]

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OCT01 – 2015

A TROVE OF AWESOME ONLINE STORIES Welcome to the second year of 31 Hath October! My name is Brian Lillie and I am a HUGE fan of all things horror/weird/creepy/awesome. Myself and a small posse of guest bloggers (Gloggers, I guess?) will attempt over the next 31 days to amuse and beguile you with short articles […]

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OCT31 – 2014

WHY HORROR? Well, my friends, we’ve reached the end of the 31-day cycle. It’s about 11 pm on Halloween as I type this. Our little 3-year-old bat kid and his exhausted mom are upstairs asleep. I’ve eaten the last Milky Way left over from our candy bowl (pretty decent turn out for a blustery, really cold […]

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