Tag Archives: Short Stories

‘Fearful Symmetry: Vol. 1’ By Devon Carey – Book Review

I recently had the chance to read Author Devon Carey’s debut novel, Fearful Symmetry: Vol 1, an anthology of tales told at the insistence of the demon spawn, Gabriel Cross. Yes, an actual demon was called forth from Hell to produce these stories. I’m still not sure if this was …

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Paula Guran’s ‘The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy And Horror’ Book Review

You can’t swing a dead cat around here without hitting a PopHorror writer who loves short stories. We’ll take them in any form—filmed, animated, written or even spoken. Sharp little chunks of emotion, whether dramatic, funny, terrifying, obscure, or creepy, are what some we horror fans love the most. Are …

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Pre-Orders Are Available Now For The Charity Anthology ‘It Came From The Darkness’

It Came From the Darkness

Red Cape Publishing and Philip Rogers 101 PR are proud to announce the upcoming release of It Came From the Darkness, a collection of 100-word stories and poems, interspersed with exclusive artwork. The book has been put together to raise money for the Max the Brave Fund (www.maxthebravefund.org) and will …

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Mark Allen Gunnells’ ‘Book Haven and Other Curiosities’ – Book Review

Author of Flowers In A Dumpster, Mark Allen Gunnells released his third book with Crystal Lake Publishing this week. Book Haven and Other Curiosities is a collection of 21 short stories that are sure to provoke a variety of emotions. As an avid fan of horror, I’ve been on the …

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A Strange Imagination – Interview With Mash-up Artist Sammy Ruiz

While mingling through the vendors at the H40: 40 Years of Terror Convention (see our review of the event here), I stumbled across Sammy Ruiz’s booth. The art he had on display was radiant of a dazzling creepy appeal with inspirational ties to other artists. He is a charismatic artist who …

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‘Nonsomnia’ by Maria Raven – Book Review

From Austin Macauley Publishers comes Nonsomnia, a collection of short stories by Russian author Maria Raven. Now living on Cyprus, Raven moved after a difficult childhood filled with years of both medical and psychological treatment, the result of being a victim of Munchausen Syndrome by proxy. She began writing at …

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Dark Knight’ Stars Team Up For ‘A.I. Tales’

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Hewes Pictures is excited to announce the theatrical and digital release of A.I Tales on July 13!  This awesome sci-fi anthology is made up of short stories about artificial intelligence and has a plethora of talent behind it. Official Press Release for A.I. Tales: A.I. Tales will premiere at Black …

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Book Review – NOTHING UNTOWARD by Clay McLeod Chapman

To me, good books contain several of the following: an engaging writing style, characters I can empathize with (or at least wanna spend time with), interesting thoughts condensed into a line or two for easy quotation, some good humor, a story or stories that bring me back for more and …

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Book Review – PALETTE OF THE IMPROBABLE by Steve Vasquez (2017)

(Note: I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.)  As an avid reader, I find short stories to be the most effective medium for relaying the horrible, the terrifying, the macabre. While novels can be mildly effective, short stories have a greater ability …

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