Posts tagged with: Horror
By Russell R. James On Dec 6 2012, 2:25 pm
I write horror to entertain, not really thinking that it might do more.
Two years ago, an old friend Bob was diagnosed with lung cancer. As a show of support, a group of us, who were really tight in high school, got together to visit him. Bob still lived on Long Island where we all grew up, while half of us had moved away all over the country. It had been over thirty years since all of us had gotten together in the same place. Chemo was doing its best to kick Bob’s ass and he was fighting it, and the cancer, every inch of the way. Even with that, it was a great weekend that renewed our friendships and Bob’s spirits.
While we all looked forward to this reunion, I wondered what turn of events would make a group of estranged friends dread the encounter. How awful an event would they have to survive that it could make a reunion too difficult to bear? The seed for my latest release, SACRIFICE, was planted. I had now idea how it would grow.
By Kristopher Rufty On Nov 27 2012, 9:41 am
This weekend I was immersed in some serious writing to make sure I hit a deadline on time. As I sat at my laptop, fingers clicking away on the smudge-printed keys, I was suddenly swept back to when I began writing my first novel, Angel Board. That was over four years ago, closer to five. [...]
By Aaron.Dries On Oct 31 2012, 5:41 pm
There’s a chill in the air shaking leaves from the trees. It’s Ray Bradbury season, didn’t you know? There are pumpkins with carved faces, some beautiful though often grotesque, peppering the streets of your town— Well, not my street. Not in my town. When Halloween approaches in my little neighborhood, I glance around and watch [...]
By Jonathan.Janz On Oct 24 2012, 10:12 pm
We all do stupid things when we’re younger. Okay, we do them when we’re older too, but they happen with greater frequency when we’re younger. And for me, these events happened with alarming regularity. When I changed towns and school districts in the summer before seventh grade, it was agony challenging. In fact, it wasn’t [...]
By Aaron.Dries On Oct 4 2012, 1:28 am
This is an excerpt from an email I received. It’s from a woman who read my first novel, House of Sighs. It appears here, with her permission. “Your [Explicit/Deleted] book should be [Explicit/Deleted]-ing burned. I’ve never read anything so upsetting in my life!!!! And this has got nothing to do with your writing – it’s [...]
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