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    Haunted Are These Houses edited by Eddie Generous & Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi Review

    Haunted are These Houses explores the gothic sub-genre through poetry and fiction: from castle and lighthouses to suburbia to laundromats. It features 22 poems and 12 short stories sure to rattle bones and send shadows dancing about the walls.. Emily’s Review “A man is a fool to try to account for shadows.” – Mary Wilkins Freeman Haunted Are These Houses is an anthology of 32 gothic poems and short stories edited by Eddie Generous & Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi. I had read some of these authors before, but a lot of them were new to me. I was introduced to writers I would love to check out more from, such as…

  • The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories
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    The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories Review

    Twenty-six terrifying tales set on the scariest night of the year! Treat yourself to some very tricky stories! Halloween . . . All Hallows’ Eve . . . Samhain . . . Día de los Muertos . . . the Day the Dead Come Back . . . When the barriers between the worlds are at their weakest—when ghosts, goblins, and grisly things can cross over into our dimension—then for a single night each year the natural becomes the supernatural, the normal becomes the paranormal, and nobody is safe from their most intimate and terrifying fears. The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories brings you a dark feast of frightening fiction by…

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    Splatterpunk Forever Review

    From the Splatterpunk Award-winning editors of Splatterpunk Fighting Back comes a brand new anthology. Marital dysfunction explodes into violence in a circus sideshow from hell… Three American tourists get more than they bargained for when they visit a very special Mexican brothel… When you work for the cartels, ‘trash disposal’ has a whole new meaning… Splatterpunk Forever brings you 11 all-new tales of extreme horror, with an introduction by Glenn Rolfe. Splatterpunk Zine | Amazon Emily’s Review “…the truth is I love a bit of the ole ultra-violence.” – Lydian Faust I believe I was introduced to splatterpunk / extreme horror last year, and while I’ve enjoyed most of what…

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    The “Short Stories” Recap

    If you missed last’s week vampire prompt, be sure to check it out. There were a lot of great vamps including Anne Rice and more. What qualifies as a short story? Our short story prompt generated a lot of discussion including what actually qualifies as a short story. We loved seeing the various short fiction posted on day 13, and below are some of our favorites. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tammy Sparks (@tamsparks) Tamsparks shared this AMAZING cover of She Walks In Shadows, which is a brilliant collection that features authors Gemma Files, Jilly Dreadful, Arinn Dembo, Eugenia Mora, Ann K. Schwader, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, and…