MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN

Born on Halloween in 1852, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman went on to become a successful American fiction writer. She produced many novels and short stories and became the first recipient of the William Dean Howells Medal for Distinction in Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1926. Through her writing she helped […]

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SIX FRANZ KAFKA STORIES

Born in Prague, Bohemia in 1883, Franz Kafka went on to become a major influence in modern fiction. His novels and short stories most often include bleak realism combined with absurdity and surrealism. His unique style of storytelling has given birth to the term Kafkaesque. While I wouldn’t necessarily describe these tales as horror, they […]

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MORE FREE HORROR AUDIO TALES

With Halloween just around the corner, I feel it’s time to start setting the atmosphere with some free audio readings of chilling, supernatural tales presented by a few of my favorite podcasts. “The Phantom Coach” by Amelia B. Edwards via Tale To Terrify – Discover what happens when a soldier hitches a ride on an […]

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SIX HORROR TALES OF ARTHUR MACHEN

Born in Wales in 1863, Arthur Machen went on to become an acclaimed writer. His stories have proven highly influential down the decades, especially to prominent horror and weird tale writers such as H.P. Lovecraft, Ramsey Campbell and Stephen King. What follows is a look into an assortment of his works I recently read. STORIES: […]

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