Dr Joseph

A conversation between two research assistants at Origen, describing the Head of Research at the facility, Dr. Joseph, the main villain in the first book. “Dr Joseph scares me. He fits the profile of a sadistic psychopath. He has no empathy or sympathy with anyone. i have never seen him show any genuine emotion other…

We Are Creeping While You Are Sleeping

“Thanks for walking me down here, Frank, I’m convinced now this place is haunted, I thought at first the rumors were just because people were sleep deprived and hallucinating, but I have heard these creepy whispers and scratching sounds, I can never tell where it’s coming from, and it always happens between three and four…

Writers Digest Annual Writing Contest

  Exciting News!!! I entered an original horror story in The Writers Digest Annual Writing Contest today. Prizes One Grand Prize winner will receive: $5,000 in cash An interview with the author in Writer’s Digest A paid trip to the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, including a coveted Pitch Slam slot A one year subscription to Writer’s…

Tales from the Crypt (1972) — Movies Unchained

Of all the cinematic conventions that have seemingly gone out of style, none is more fascinating than that of the horror anthology. Perhaps not entirely absent, the days when films were built around short but impactful stories, often retaining some loose connection through wraparound sequences, are long behind us. A few months ago, I reviewed […]…

February: Women in Horror Month! — witchlike

This February, 2019, kicks off the tenth annual Women in Horror Month, a celebration of all things feminine and horrific. The two go together perfectly 🙂 Women in Horror Month is the brainchild of one Hannah Neurotica, creator of the Ax Wound website, and winner of a Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award. According to the […]…

Book Review: The Trees have Eyes by Tobias Wade and other authors

The chapter titles, as expected are related to events that take place in a forest, and are aptly titled. Except for the first story, which is titled “Bill Owens III” a title which is neither ominous nor forest-related. A better title for the first story could be “Doorway through the Veil” or “Don’t Drink Pond…

Banshee

By the time the screaming stopped, every one of them lay dead. I felt like I should be dead, only the ability to regenerate had saved my life and even then it took a few minutes to stop the blood that was flowing from my eyes, ears and nose. When I was able to sit…

Monsters Are Real Pt 1 Revision

My first memory was of the artificial womb I was born in. I don’t have a mother, in the same way that you do. I was grown, from the DNA of five different women, and I gestated inside an artificial womb for nine months. The womb was completely clear; I could see the scientists and…

Dark Hunter Pt1

I walked into a bar in New York City. This was the first time I had been in this bar. I never visit the same place twice. I paused for a moment and scanned the room. I’m wearing a black dress and black heels tonight. The reactions are always the same; the men’s eyes widen…

Monsters Are Real Pt 6

I finally had a real friend. I endured difficult tests during the day, after my school lessons with a private tutor. At night I taught Aysha letters by writing them on my little chalkboard. She was smart and she learned fast. I thought no one knew. I thought they couldn’t see her on the camera….