HORROR AGAINST HORRORS
by Michael Wehunt
A couple of years ago, I took a spooky photo of myself in the dark while holding a battery-powered candle. (I’m a horror writer, so that’s the kind of thing I do. If it weren’t for my beloved dog, Frida, my phone’s camera roll would be wall-to-wall creepy.) I filled up some of that darkness in the selfie with the words MAKE UP MONSTERS TO SHINE LIGHTS ON THE REAL ONES, and it was my social media profile picture for a while.
It wasn’t just a semi-catchy slogan, though. I believe in...
Twelve-year-old Jake Baker and his Uncle Calvin are into the unknown. When Jake befriends the new kids in town, his Uncle starts up The Saturday Night Ghost Club. Led by Uncle C, Jake and his friends learn about his small towns’ ghost stories and haunted locations. By the end of the summer, Jake and his friends will have a different understanding of who ghosts are and what haunts us.
The Saturday Night Ghost Club was not at all that story I thought it would be. You have to understand that the author, Craig Davidson, writes other...
THE INSTITUTE Review by The Horror Hypothesis
“Luke guessed you could get used to anything, it was a horrible idea.” -Stephen King
“No one who fully grasped the Institute's work could regard it as monstrous” -Stephen King
Throughout his prolific career as an author, Stephen King has proven that he can deftly handle the horrors of institutionalization (RITA HAYWORTH AND THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION) and the complicated social dynamics of children (IT, THE BODY). In his most recent novel, THE INSTITUTE, he blends...
Title: Arterial Bloom Anthology (https://web.facebook.com/
Release: Late February/Early March 2020
Edited by: Mercedes M. Yardley
Published by: Crystal Lake Publishing
Cover Art: Todd Keisling
Night Worms/Crystal Lake Invitation: Kallie @PageandParlor
“I think horror is the most important fiction in the world,” he said.
I sit here with tears streaming down my face as my mind and heart digest the last few pages of A COSMOLOGY OF MONSTERS. What a ride of a book.
I first want to apologize to Kallie, my buddy for this book. When we first started reading this I was in the starting stages of a really big move. A move that would take me from Texas, which funnily enough is the author’s,...