There Is No Escape From the Realm of Shadows…

There Is No Escape From the Realm of Shadows…

I once worked in a hotel that offered staff accommodation in a lesser-used wing. To get to my room, I first had to leave the main foyer and walk a short distance along the side of the building. It wasn’t dark, but it was cold. When the winter chill had frozen me just...
There Are Some Nightmares You Never Outgrow…

There Are Some Nightmares You Never Outgrow…

I scare easily. I’m sure you find that surprising. Perhaps even a little silly. I mean, you read what I write, after all. But that’s because I’m afraid. I’ve been afraid ever since I was little. I would creep down the stairs and peer out the window at the cemetery...
Take Another Trip Into the Shadows…

Take Another Trip Into the Shadows…

The way I see it, short stories are the primordial soup from which all storytelling emerged. You can’t convince me that cavemen didn’t start exaggerating (or bragging about) the events of their day the second they developed a means to communicate. With time our...
Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People…

Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People…

Horror thrives on accidents. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that accidents and happenstance are the foundation for horror; and I love it. There’s a reason the ‘unsuspecting family moves into a haunted house’ trope is so prevalent. The only thing better than watching...