REVIEW: Occasional Beasts

Short Story Collections allow writers to have a larger scope, in which they can mix a number of different genres into one overlapping work, giving the reader a taste of different kind of stories. John Claude Smith's Occasional Beasts is an example of this. However, the one key aspect of Smith's collection is consistency. Too... Continue Reading →

Interview with John F.D. Taff

John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award®-Nominated author with more than 30 years experience, 90+ short stories and five novels in print. His first fiction collection, Little Deaths, was named the best horror collection of 2012 by HorrorTalk. Jack Ketchum called his novella collection, The End in All Beginnings, “one of the best novella... Continue Reading →

ITCH: A Collection of Short Stories Review

Debut works from writers can be tricky, especially the ones that are self-published. With new technologies, the market has become over-saturated in recent years. However, since releasing his collection of short stories, ITCH, A.A. Medina has gone on to release his novella, Siphon, via Hindered Souls Press, making it an exciting year for him already... Continue Reading →

Review of Tobin Rickard’s Momma

When it comes to short stories, the author doesn't have the freedom to flesh-out the story to the extent of a novel, or even a novella, which is why they usually focus on one moment in time. With Tobin Rickard's Momma, the focus is on a little boy and the danger of being trapped alone, without any... Continue Reading →

Bram Stoker Awards Winners Announced

THE winners of the 2017 Bram Stokers Awards, presented by the Horror Writers Association, have been announced, with a ceremony taking place at this year's StokerCon. You can check out the winners and runners-up below: Superior Achievement in a Novel: Winner: Golden, Christopher – Ararat (St. Martin’s Press) King, Stephen and King, Owen – Sleeping... Continue Reading →

Interview with Catherine Bell

The Horror Club talks to writer, Catherine Bell, about her work, The Children of Manson, which is available via ebook. She also dicusses her influences, the genre and more. Tell us about yourself? I have a huge passion for writing; specifically horror. I absolutely love what you can do with that genre in terms of... Continue Reading →

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