Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley, born on this day in 1797, had a life as Gothic as her novels: her mother died when she was less than a month old, she engaged in a romantic relationship with a married man whose wife committed suicide, the death of three children, and her husband's death by drowning, before she died... Continue Reading →

10 Underrated Thriller Movies

In light of an upcoming talk I'm giving on 'Introduction to Film' I thought it might be useful to put up a couple of posts to give an idea on the movies I like... * As with the previous Horror films list, many of these movies are not 'underrated' exactly- a number of them received... Continue Reading →

Number Seven

The following story is taken from Basement Tales. See afterword for details on how to order from Amazon, or direct from the author. You can find other free fiction over in the Fiction section of the site including stories from You Could Make a Killing - If you like horror/ dark fantasy go for Basement Tales,... Continue Reading →

A Special Free Fiction Offer

The Deal... Looking at the Amazon Charts this afternoon I saw that one of my books is currently ranked #14, while the other is chugging along happily enough. In a blatant attempt to boost my ego, I'm trying to get my book in the Top 10. If you have Kindle Unlimited, you can download any... Continue Reading →

Mary Shelley

A bit of a random post today...but one I wrote for RagTagMagpie some time ago, and, in these post Halloween days thought I'd share here... * Mary Shelley, born in 1797, had a life as Gothic as her novels: her mother died when she was less than a month old, she engaged in a romantic relationship... Continue Reading →

Hereditary

In these film reviews, I take the format of what I knew going into the movie, and what I thought coming out of it...as simple as that. Warning: Possible Spoilers. Before:  One of the more talked about horror movies of 2018, Hereditary has received wide ranging reviews so far: from those claiming it to be... Continue Reading →

Indie Wire Top 100 Horror Films: and some thoughts. 50-1

So earlier this week Indie Wire posted their top 100 horror movies of all time. Yesterday I posted in their choices from 100-51, with some random thoughts or comments on each of them from me. Here's the list from 50 to number 1. Tomorrow, a few overall thoughts, and my personal top 10... Once again, all... Continue Reading →

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