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Five Films You Should Be Watching This Halloween Season

October 17, 2013

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Today’s Halloween post comes courtesy of the Horror Writers Association. Head on over to their Halloween Haunts and check out my recommendations for horror films that may have flown under the radar – but that you should be watching this month. While there, stick around and read a few other posts. Halloween Haunts is HWA’s […]

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A Return to the October Country

October 15, 2013

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That magical time of year is here once again. The skies are a little grayer, the air a little chillier. Multicolored leaves dance their way down the street in the embrace of a cool wind. Candles flicker from inside the hollow eyes of a pumpkin and ghosts cavort across our television screens. And, perhaps, across […]

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Halloween Treats

October 31, 2012

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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 Hurricane Sandy blew an ancient oak tree over and workers found […]

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Roundtable Discussion: The Horror of it all!

October 30, 2012

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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 feel is the biggest misconception the public has in regards to […]

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

October 24, 2012

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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. But the music I listened to while writing the novel certainly […]

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The March of the Autumn People

October 18, 2012

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“That 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, closets, attics, and pantries faced away from the sun. That country […]

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Black Hounds

October 11, 2012

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My first novel, DARLING, is available from Bad Moon Books. So I thought I’d do a little series on some of the creepy real life legends that make appearances in the novel. `Tis the season, after all… “‘To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to […]

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The War on Halloween

October 4, 2012

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The following is a post that originally appeared on author Benjamin Kane Ethridge’s site. Check out the Bram Stoker Award winner’s work here: http://www.bkethridge.com/WORK.html THE WAR ON HALLOWEEN by Brad C. Hodson Imagine it’s the eighties. An overweight only child, one parent dead and the other in prison, sits in front of the television in his […]

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Women In Horror Month: An Interview with Lisa Morton

February 8, 2012

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February is WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH, a month I’m sure most of you had no idea existed. February, I mean. Who keeps track of anything between Christmas and the Fourth of July? In all seriousness, women in the horror genre are often relegated to the role of Victim. Only female stand-up comics seem to get […]

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A Ghost Story for Halloween – The Mythology of DARLING Part 2

October 15, 2011

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My novel DARLING will be released by Bad Moon Books on October 26th. To celebrate, I’m posting a series exploring some of the mythology that inspired the book. This is an old post, but since it deals with one of the core concepts of the book I thought I’d do a little re-purposing. To learn more […]

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