A knock in the house after everyone else has gone to bed, a creak of the floor boards behind you when you know you're alone, a wisp of shadow just out of the corner of your eye. Who doesn't love a good ghost story? They are classic and unsettling, like in the case of Burnt Offerings, my first real exposure to a haunted house story. They can also be more thought-provoking, even heartbreaking, such as … Continue reading Ghosts In Houses: Ghost Story Love
So I recently went to DC and spent some time taking in the sights and filling my face with amazing street food! It was a gourmet smorgasbord from around the world, all lined up down the same street. Diet went out the window and I spent three hours crying into a Lean Cuisine when I came home. Worth it. One of the places we came across was Zombie Pho of Pho Junkies. Not only did … Continue reading Pho: Better Than Brains!
...was because of their banana policy? Seriously, who doesn't love a good source of potassium? Okay, all jokes aside, it wasn't because of anything nefarious or shady. Ani Lumberhead , who founded the website and runs the Facebook pages, seems like a great guy. He's got a lot of passion and love for the horror scene and you can really tell. Him and his partner in crime, along with a talented editor, pulled off bringing Gruemonkey onto … Continue reading My Departure From Gruemonkey
I like to open these things with a bit of a story, so gather round. Once upon a time I was a member of one of those bad writing groups I mentioned before. (See HERE) I also enjoyed pretty regular contact with the groups founder/creator who had, on more than one occasion, told me some very worrying things. She claimed to love writing but didn't have the time to read anything. She didn't want to … Continue reading The Self-Published Stain or Remembering Robert Stanek