Posts tagged with: Horror

HorrorHound Indy

By On Oct 22 2013, 9:40 am

Life is often counterintuitive. You’d think that riches would make people happier, but some of the saddest folks I know are “moneyed.” You’d think that people would spend more time with their families than they do looking for happiness elsewhere, but they don’t.

Moreland, James, Everson, Rufty, and Me

And you’d think, of all the genres out there, that the realm of horror would contain some of the sickest, most depraved individuals. Instead, what I’m finding out is that the people in the horror community are genuinely sweet and kind. It’s those Amish romance readers you gotta keep an eye on. Read more…

Entering Writing Contests/ Some Contests for Writers Coming Soon.

By On Oct 2 2013, 9:00 am

This year I had the great pleasure of placing in a contest for published novels. My Samhain novel Wicked Wonderland placed fourth for Best Published Paranormal Romance in The Passionate Plume award, a contest held for published erotic romance novels run by the Romance Writers of America. Earlier in my career when I only had [...]

Is Man a Savage Species?

By On Jul 8 2013, 8:23 am

Yes. Man is a savage species. See, I ended the suspense right there. I could end the blog post too now, but that would leave a more important thing unsaid. I’ll say that in a minute, but before I do, let’s make sure we’ve got this straight—human beings are capable of unimaginably evil acts. One [...]

World Horror in New Orleans

By On Jul 1 2013, 8:00 am

Tagged as Don D'Auria, Horror, HWA

I returned last week from an amazing and fun (they all are) World Horror Convention/HWA Bram Stoker Weekend in New Orleans. Yes, there were panels and readings, and lots of great food and drink, but the highlight for me was the opportunity to meet with writers and horror fans, hear pitches and chat with some [...]

Fictional Fathers: The Good, the Bad, and the Bestial

By On May 16 2013, 9:58 am

Tagged as fatherhood, ghosts, Horror, husbands, monsters, & 2 more...

Samhain Horror published my third novel in March (The Darkest Lullaby) and will serialize my fourth novel in June and July (Savage Species). In The Darkest Lullaby, the husband and potential father (Chris Crane) proves, by degrees, unworthy of his wife. How this happens and why it happens is one of the main concerns of [...]

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