Why My Goal This Year is to Receive 100 Rejections

Inspired by my fellow author and friend J.H. Moncrieff by this challenge for writers, this year I have decided to make it my goal to collect 100 rejections send out 100 submissions. The reason for that amendment is that so far, I have found the process to be more accurately reflective of the fact that, …

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The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship — Horror Writers Association

When I was in my early teens, probably fifteen or sixteen, I recorded a movie from TV called Gothic (1986), directed by Ken Russell. The film presents a fictionalized account of what may have happened on that fateful weekend during the summer of 1816. Lord Byron (Gabriel Byrne) invited his fellow Romantic poet Percy Shelley (Julian …

Book Review: Haunted Nights, edited by Lisa Morton and Ellen Datlow

Haunted Nights edited by Lisa Morton and Ellen Datlow Anchor Books October 3, 2017 *** Disclaimer: Review copy received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated or paid in any way to review this product. ***  Description: Sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, co-edited …

Book Review: Horror Library Volume 6, edited by Eric J. Guignard

Horror Library Volume 6  edited by Eric J. Guignard Cutting Block Books (Farolight Publishing) April 2017 352 Pages *** Review copy received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review ***  Bram Stoker Award®-winning editor and writer Eric J. Guignard helms the newest addition to the Horror Library series of books from Cutting Block Books, Horror Library …