• Interviews

    Author Spotlight: Madeleine Swann

    Please join us in welcoming Madeleine Swann to Ladies of Horror Fiction! Team member Tracy was excited to ask Madeleine some great questions and we think you will dig the answers! Madeleine Swann’s novella, The Vine That Ate The Starlet, was published by Filthy Loot. Her collection, Fortune Box (Eraserhead Press), was nominated for a Wonderland Award. Her short stories have appeared in various anthologies and podcasts including Splatterpunk Award nominated The New Flesh: A David Cronenberg Tribute. LOHF: Please tell the readers a bit about your most recent release, the novella The Vine that Ate the Starlet. Most enjoyable part of writing? Favorite characters? Madeleine Swann: New York in…

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    Author Spotlight: Gwendolyn Kiste

    Bio Gwendolyn Kiste is the author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated fiction collection, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, from JournalStone; the dark fantasy novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, from Broken Eye Books; and her debut novel, The Rust Maidens, from Trepidatio Publishing. Her short fiction has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Shimmer, Black Static, Daily Science Fiction, Interzone, LampLight, and Three-Lobed Burning Eye as well as Flame Tree Publishing’s Chilling Horror Short Stories anthology, among others. A native of Ohio, she currently resides on an abandoned horse farm outside of Pittsburgh with her husband, two cats, and not nearly enough ghosts. You can also find her online…

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    Guest Post

    What are you going to be for Halloween? Guest Post by Joanna Koch

    Synopsis Halloween has always gone together with horror. The holiday gives many children their first taste of terror, and the discovery and overcoming of fears. For those who find they love a good scare, that first taste can grow into a voracious appetite. That might be why you’re looking at this book right now. If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the thrills you crave, packed into a collection of stories that are pure Halloween. Carve your pumpkins and turn on the porch light, Halloween frights begin with the sound of Doorbells at Dusk. What Are You Going to be for Halloween? By Joanna Koch, Contributing Author…

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    Spotlight on Amber Fallon

    I remember hearing about the new horror anthology that Stephen King and Bev Vincent were editing. I was really excited, until I read the authors list. I was miffed to find there were no women horror authors listed as contributing to the anthology. I was pleased when a saw a tweet from Word Horde stating that they were producing their horror travel related anthology with only women authors. I was sent a review copy of this masterpiece which was edited by one hell of an author herself,  Amber Fallon Bio Amber Fallon lives in weird cave in a small town outside Boston, Massachusetts that she shares with her husband and…

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    Spotlight on Christa Wojciechowski

    Have you ever come across a book that disturbed you so deeply you honestly didn’t know what to think of it? That was the case when I read Sick by Christa Wojciechowski. It was intense and disgusting. I gave it a 5* review because of how strongly it affected me, but I most assuredly did not like that book! I recommend it to everyone. Bio Christa (Wojo) Wojciechowski is the author of The Wrong David, The Sick Series, and is working on a series called The Sculptor of New Hope. Her characters explore existential turmoil, mental illness, and the complexity of romantic love. She uses her stories to compare the dark, carnal nature of…

  • Interviews

    Spotlight on Kristi DeMeester

    Kristi DeMeester is one of my favorite Ladies of Horror. Her writing is so pure and horrific. I feel very fortunate to have been able to interview one of my favorite writers.   Bio Kristi DeMeester is the author of Beneath, a novel published by Word Horde, and the author of Everything That’s Underneath, a short fiction collection published by Apex Publications. Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year Volume 9, Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volumes 1 and 3, Black Static, The Dark, Apex Magazine, and several others. She is currently at work on her fourth novel and seeking representation. Interview LOHF: Kristi, thank you for taking the…