Way back when, at the Horror Writers Association‘s now-annual event Stokercon, I presented a paper-in-progress on Koji Suzuki‘s seminal J-horror novel at the Ringu Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference.
After the event, Annradcon organisers
Michele Brittany and Nicholas Diak kindly invited me to submit my research as a Chapter for their forthcoming book, which is out now from McFarland with a foreword by former HWA President Lisa Morton and an afterword by Becky Spratford.
, covers a wealth of topics, from children’s literature to Aboriginal tales, and is a must-read for any horror scholar. My chapter covers Horror Literature From Gothic to Post-Modern – Critical Essays Ringu, and its many sequels and adaptations, from a world literary perspective.
As with all academic texts
is pricey it’s true, but there is a Horror Literature… Kindle version available for e-readers, which halves the cost.
You can discover other purchasing options at
Congratulations to editors Michele & Nick on birthing this beautiful beast of a book – the first academic textbook from the HWA. And may many more follow!
Oh, and a word of warning from
The Ring: “Before you die you see the ring.”
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Check out my guest blog over at
, the Halloween Haunts 2018 Horror Writers Association‘s daily dose of tricks and treats.
Yes, every day features a special giveaway and today’s is for a chance to grab a cool and coveted
Final Frame Horror Film Contest t-shirt. . Read on below the blog post for details
My blog post is about the importance of setting in my new horror novellas
The Lilyth Mirror and The Lucifer Gate, both available now in from Crossroad Press. The Daniel Gates Adventures Vol. 2
And when you’re done reading, be sure to peruse the other Halloween Haunts blog posts, which offer everything from author interviews and excerpts of new books, to writing advice and horror history – along with more great giveaways each day.
My thanks to the HWA (of which i am proud to be an Active Member) and Halloween Haunts editor Michele Brittany.
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Excited to see the release of the
Horror Writers Association Poetry Showcase on Kindle.
is edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich and co-curated by Jurors Mercedes M. Yardley and Michael Arnzen. It contains provocative and groundbreaking horror poets Donna Lynch, R.D. Lynch, Sara Tantlinger, and many more. HWA Poetry Showcase Volume Five
I’m honoured to have my first ever published poem
Some Velvet Mourning included in this volume.
I can’t wait to read all the others! And I’m sure you can’t wait, either.
Download a copy
HWA Poetry Showcase Volume V – the #1 Hot New Release on Amazon!
HWA Poetry Showcase Volume V: Table of Contents
Mother of Monsters by Trisha J. Wooldridge
Attack of the Panic by Timothy P Flynn
A Log Book Discovered on an Alien World by Terrie Leigh Relf
Her Name by Susan Snyder
Creature, Monster by Steve Dillon
My Death by Simone Volponi
Amalgamation by Sara Tantlinger
Alice Escapes the Machinery of the Cosmos By Swallowing the Tongue of Her Unspoken Dream by Saba Syed Razvi
Still Life by Robert Perez
It’s Coming by Rob E. Boley
These Dreams by Randy D. Rubin
So She Burns It All Down by R. J. Joseph
Beginding by Querus Abuttu (Dr. Q)
Psalm by Peter Adam Salomon
Call Me Mary by Naching T. Kassa
Screaming Skulls by Michael H. Hanson
The Ghost of Whitechapel by Marge Simon
Angels of Death by Lori R. Lopez
If I Only by Lisa Lepovetsky
Revenants of the Antipodes by Kyla Lee Ward
He Said by Kerri-Leigh Grady
The Tired Old Life by Kenneth W. Cain
My Garden by Kathryn Ptacek
A Face in the Rain by John Palisano
Safety Labels on Hospice Beds by Joanna Nelius
Saint Mark’s Eve by Janice Leach
Mulch by James Frederick Leach
On the Verge of Sleep, At the Edge of a Shadow by James Ebersole
The Witch Hunt by Jacopo Della Quercia
The Demon at the Foot of Her Bed by G.O. Clark
Some Velvet Mourning by Frazer Lee
Twenty Hours by Elizabeth Massie
The Church Service by Edward Ahern
Charmed by E. F. Schraeder
Dolls by Donna Lynch
Broad Daylight by Denise Dumars
Sins of the Father by David E. Cowen
I Am by Cynthia Pelayo
Savor by Colleen Anderson
Gathered Words by Cindy O’Quinn
The Joy of Sewing by Christina Sng
We Built This City (on Tired Bones) by Chad Stroup
Return to the Prehistoric Garden by Chad Hensley
Blood Work by Carina Bissett
The Temptation of the Moon to Shadow by C.R. Langille
Thirst by Annie Neugebauer
The Dead in Spring By Ann K. Schwader
Moloch Dreams by Angela Yuriko Smith
Libri Haruspicy by Amanda Hard
In This House by Allan Rozinski
I’m celebrating the release of my new occult novella
today. The Leper Window
In the Top 50 Amazon British Horrors…
I hope you’ll join me over at
the Horror Writers Association blog, where I discuss some of the inspiration behind the story.
You can also
read an extract from The Leper Window and I will be giving away a copy of the ebook to one “lucky” reader.
Thanks for reading,
The Leper Window is out now & available from:
Samhain Horror store(
30% off for a limited time)
(and all Amazon outlets)
Barnes & Noble NOOK BOOK
And wherever ancient demonic grimoires are sold.
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