BLACK INFINITY #6: INSIDIOUS INSECTS

Black Infinity issue #6 is now out and available for purchase under $10. This one is especially exciting for me because I make two appearances in it. There’s a new installment of my retro-movie review column Matt Cowan’s Threat Watch – this one focusing on films involving insects or spiders or other such scuttling things, […]

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FOUR FREE AUDIO HORROR STORIES

I listen to a lot of podcasts – several of them regularly provide readings of excellent horror stories. Periodically, I like to post links to some of my favorite episodes. Each of the stories listed below are free, professionally produced, and are ones I particularly loved. 1. “Dream House” by Orrin Grey (2016) – Read […]

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TEN STRANGE ROBERT AICKMAN TALES

Robert Aickman was a British writer, editor and conservationist born in 1914. He described his own stories as ‘Strange Tales’ and they display a distinctive style all his own. He also edited the first eight volumes of the Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories. In 1979 he won the World Fantasy Award for his short […]

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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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