Hell Is a Lot Closer Than You Think

Hell Is a Lot Closer Than You Think

We reach the final book of the series, with the monstrous ego of Doctor Palmer apparently free to fulfill his ambitions, whatever they may be. Spoiler alert—there’s nothing very kind or cuddly about his ambitions. There are a few unusual ingredients in this one. For...
Do You Know Who Inspired Me to Write Horror?

Do You Know Who Inspired Me to Write Horror?

I had the privilege of growing up with the most gifted storyteller in my region: my Grandmother. She could spin entire cakes of yarn from a mere glimmer of an idea. And she would unearth these nuggets of inspiration anywhere—picking one up as she cooked, another as...
Here’s What You Need to Know About Terror…

Here’s What You Need to Know About Terror…

Horror is everywhere. This statement is an absolute truth because for me, I see terror in everything. Perhaps the most innocuous items are the worst. We can all tremble when we see a sinister Victorian, or shiver when we pass a shambling, rundown Gothic house. But...
A Lifetime of Questions: The Sodder Children

A Lifetime of Questions: The Sodder Children

House fires aren’t an uncommon occurrence. Many people go through it, and the sense of loss can be devastating. After all, it’s very possible that you could lose precious family heirlooms, photographs, and important documents in the event of such a blaze. But in 1945,...