This week sees the release of my new 30k word collection of fiction, GATHERED FLOWERS, STONES, AND BONES: FABILIST FICTIONS. To celebrate, I will discuss one of the included tales and include that piece as an excerpt. # My First Pro-Rate Sale Daniel R. Robichaud Around 2005, the famed site HELLNOTES decided to run a […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: GATHERED FLOWERS, STONES, AND BONES"
Synopsis: While researching a book about murders committed some twenty years prior by a fiendish strangler, James Rankin (Boris Karloff) finds plenty of evidence to support his “wild” claims that the wrong man was hanged for the crime. In fact, Rankin’s explorations into the macabre affair seem to have unlocked a ghastly specter from the […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE HAUNTED STRANGLER"
Stephen Volk brings THE DARK MASTERS TRILOGY to a close with NETHERWOOD, a short novel that brings popular occult novelist Dennis Wheatley together with infamous occultist Aleister Crowley. The two men are not friends, per se, but they are known to each other. This stems from a time while the novelist was researching black magic, […]Read more "A Clash of Wills: Stephen Volk’s NETHERWOOD"