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Your Wicked Halloween Movie List

By On Oct 30 2013, 3:25 pm

I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I’m a total horror junkie. It may come as a surprise that I, a New Yorker, love pure-country girl Gretchen Wilson and watch Love Actually (hey, it has Rick from The Walking Dead!) every Christmas, but more on that another time.

When October rolls around, I completely immerse myself in the genre, more so than other months, which is pretty hard to do. One of the things that puts me in the Halloween mood, no matter what happened that day, is watching a horror movie. I make sure I do it every night from the first all the way to Halloween night.

Horror movies are more accessible in this day and age, thanks to the marathon on AMC as well as the all-horror channels like Fearnet and Chiller. They give you your basics, like Jason Voorhees, Freddie Kruger, Mikey Meyers and all those 80′s cut-ups. If you want to be a true devotee of horror flicks, I have a few special delights in mind. So, straight from the Hunter Vault of Madness, I want to share some of the lesser-known movies that will only enhance your Halloween. Read more…

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. And you’d think, of all the genres out there, that the realm [...]

Everything’s gone green: using a mood board

By On Sep 27 2013, 10:29 am

I think visually, so when it comes to writing a new novel a mood board is an essential I can’t do without. Lucky for me there’s so much foliage around these parts, as when the time came to draft my new Samhain Horror novel ‘The Jack in the Green‘ (releasing October 1st) I found inspiration [...]

A Little Inspiration Goes a Long Way

By On Aug 6 2013, 8:51 am

I live in the UK, in the leafy county of Buckinghamshire, and (as anyone who has read my books will know) I derive a lot of inspiration from the local landscape. Eagle eyed readers familiar with my neck of the woods will spot my local Christmas tree plantation within the pages of ‘The Jack in [...]

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 [...]

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