As with last year, here are some places you can go to enjoy some free Christmas horror tales and discussions about them.
There is a huge amount of superb Christmas chills covered by Jim Moon over at his Hypnogoria website and page. I suggest going there to check out everything he has to offer. These listed below barely scratch the surface. hypnogoria.blogspot.com
“The Step” by E. F. Benson read by Jim Moon for his Great Library of Dreams podcast: http://hypnogoria.blogspot.com/2014/12/christmas-ghost-stories-third-night.html
“Number Ninety” by B.M. Croker read by Jim Moon for his Great Library of Dreams Podcast: http://hypnogoria.blogspot.com/2018/12/from-great-library-of-dreams-52-number.html
“Smee” by A.M. Burrage read by Jim Moon for his Great Library of Dreams Podcast: https://hypnogoria.blogspot.com/2018/12/from-great-library-of-dreams-53-smee-by.html
“The Real and the Counterfeit” by Louisa Baldwin read by Jim Moon for The Great Library of Dreams Podcast: https://hypnogoria.blogspot.com/2018/12/from-great-library-of-dreams-54-real.html
An examination into some of the legendary specters that roamed during the Christmas season by Jim Moon for his Hypnogoria podcast: https://hypnogoria.blogspot.com/2018/12/hypnogoria-105-christmas-visitants.html
“The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall” by John Kendrick Bangs read by Shandon Loring for Storylink Radio: https://player.fm/series/storylink-radio-2391778/the-christmas-eve-water-ghost-of-harrowby-hall
An indepth look at the short Christmas ghost story “Smee” by A.M. Burrage by M.R. James experts Mike Taylor and Will Ross on their A Podcast to the Curious podcast: http://www.mrjamespodcast.com/2018/12/episode-69-smee-by-a-m-burrage/
Here’s some more I suggested last year: https://horrordelve.com/2017/12/23/a-gift-of-christmas-terror-for-you/
Merry Christmas, everyone!
Article by Matt Cowan