Fill Your Cup With a Triple Shot of Terror…

Fill Your Cup With a Triple Shot of Terror…

Some people say that horror is about the unknown. There’s a certain kind of comfort that comes with believing the things we need to fear are far away from us. It lets us think that they’re not real. Don’t want demons? Don’t read from old tomes. Stay ghost-free by...
Welcome to a Forest of Fear…

Welcome to a Forest of Fear…

I suppose many of you find trees to be beautiful, stunning, and a plethora of other adjectives that are all appropriate in their time and place. Usually. Yes, trees are beautiful. They are majestic. They are also hideously sinister. In the cemetery across from the...
Welcome to the Town of Anger, New Hampshire

Welcome to the Town of Anger, New Hampshire

What is it about New England towns that bring horror to mind? Is it the fact so many of them are isolated? Is it because they never seem to change? I think it’s a combination of different ingredients. Yes, we have the isolation. And, yes, New England towns certainly...
Do You Dare Venture Into a Graveyard at Night?

Do You Dare Venture Into a Graveyard at Night?

I grew up across the street from a decent-sized cemetery, a cemetery that terrified me every night. Being the incorrigible youth that I was, I would creep down the stairs until I could just see out the window of the front door and stare out at the headstones....
Dan Tate Thought His Nightmares Were Over…

Dan Tate Thought His Nightmares Were Over…

I hope you’re warm and safe wherever you are while you read this. We have hit the hard frost, the kind that causes the ground to buckle and twist the roads. And that same cold has fed into this portion of Dan Tate’s story. Recently, I had the opportunity to visit an...
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Nightmares…

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Nightmares…

Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie was New Orleans’ answer to Countess Báthory—a high society woman who abused her power and position to inflict unspeakable horrors. Of all the stories I have heard of her, one in particular has always stuck out to me. One of the...
Unsolved: The Bizarre Case of Chuck Morgan

Unsolved: The Bizarre Case of Chuck Morgan

In the movies, death is often just the beginning of a grand puzzle. Mysteries usually start to unfold with a body in the drawing room; then something on the body leads the hero to a series of puzzles, and eventually, a treasure or some massive discovery. But things...
Every Choice You Make Has Consequences

Every Choice You Make Has Consequences

It was through a string of consequences that I learned that. As the youngest sibling and the only girl, I couldn’t do everything my brothers could. The bloodiest example I can remember was when we all decided to roller-skate downhill. An important thing to note for...