Month: October 2012

Halloween Treats

To the Autumn People: `Tis All Hallow’s Eve. The skies are grey and a chill wind blows. I’ve come across a few Halloween treats to offer today and so I thought I’d combine them all into one post. Enjoy! SKELETON FOUND IN OVERTURNED TREE…

Roundtable Discussion: The Horror of it all!

I recently got together with friends and fellow authors Lisa Morton, John Palisano, and Jodi Lester to discuss what frightens us, the horror genre, the writing biz, and all sorts of other interesting goodies. Here’s Part 1 of the discussion: Q: What do you…

Darling: The Soundtrack to the Novel – The Mythology of Darling Part 3

Also check out Part 1: Black Hounds and Part 2: A Ghost Story for Halloween Okay, so I admit this one’s a bit of a stretch. The soundtrack to the novel presented as mythology? I’m with you. I’m kinda-sorta pulling a fast one here….

Guest Post Over at the HWA Blog

Every Halloween, the Horror Writers Association runs their “Halloween Haunts” series. Every day, there are a couple of new articles from writers in the field. Head on over and check out my piece on the ghost stories of M.R. James titled “Peculiar Genius.” While…

The March of the Autumn People

‚ÄúThat country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay. That country composed in the main of cellars, sub-cellars, coal-bins,…

Second Presidential Debate Incites Riot

Audiences tuning into the second of three debates between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney last night were expecting what one member of the town hall audience described as a “knock down, drag out fight.” They were disappointed. “It wasn’t what we wanted…

Vice-Presidential Debate Takes Unpredicted Turn

Last night, millions tuned in to watch the Vice-President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan square off at Centre College in Danville, KY. Viewer expectations were mixed, with those on the right anxious to get a first look at Paul Ryan’s debating prowess, and…