This month, we have a horror novel for Halloween. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is a lesser-known book by Stephen King, the modern master of horror. Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that his stamp on the genre is deep and broad. I personally love his style, so I was excited to […]
Like I said, I enjoyed Halloween as a kid. I liked creepy things like bats and spiders, and I low-key loved my church’s conversations about demons.
It was located on the back of her scalp, near the neck and offset towards the left. Blood oozed continuously from that patchy, irregularly shaped gap in her skin.
This is a bite-sized story that fits neatly into the concept of a “fractured fairy tale”. It stars a nameless heroine easily identifiable as Little Red Riding Hood, and it follows her as she navigates a terrifying forest filled with everything you don’t want to find in the woods.
What does a soul look like? He often wondered as the walked aimlessly through the streets, eyes downcast in a tireless but tiresome search. He’d dropped it somewhere, he was sure. At first, he barely missed it. His chest felt a bit empty, but that could have been any number of things. Maybe he was […]
First was the moon, who withdrew all her light…
When I was in junior high school, and dad and I watched a horror movie about vampires. I don’t remember which one. What I do remember is my father, a goofy hippy, making a joke about hippy vampires.
Once I was comfortable, I flew every night. It had always been my greatest dream.
The first time, there had been no stars.
I sometimes say that I grew up in the middle of nowhere, but that’s not quite true. If I really think it over, it’s more accurate to say that my little town perched on the edge of nowhere.