“NUMEN” Originally published in Cellar Doors Volume II: Words of BeautyTales of Terror, where it won an Editor’s Choice Award By Matt Cowan “By the way, John, the bathroom speaks at night,” Amanda said, opening a box marked KITCHEN. John glanced over from hanging a picture in the adjacent room. “How unique, surprised they didn’t […]Read More “NUMEN” A SHORT HORROR STORY BY MATT COWAN
I’m a big fan of podcasts. I spend a lot of time listening to them. One of my absolute favorites is the Hypnogoria family of shows. Jim Moon is its producer, editor and host extraordinare. The best way I can describe it is to say that listening to Hypnogoria is like taking a college course […]Read More THIRTEEN QUESTIONS WITH JIM MOON
As the season of my favorite holiday rolls around again, another list of fitting suggested stories has been assembled for your enjoyment. Each of these tales captures the spirit of Halloween, even if some may not be set during it. The final two selections on this list can be found in the recent anthology The […]Read More HALLOWEEN READING LIST VI (2018)
Tom English is a man of many talents. Alongside working his full time job as a chemist, he’s also an editor, writes his own uncanny tales, and is the publisher of Dead Letter Press (where he published my first short story, “The Collective of Blaque Reach”). He also shares my love of classic horror fiction, […]Read More 13 QUESTIONS WITH TOM ENGLISH
For this poll, I’m looking for the scariest, horror-themed, obscure Marvel super villain. I know Galactus and Thanos would certainly be terrifying to encounter, but I’m looking for ones who fit solidly in a horror setting by either their look, origin or power. I’ve also left out the very well known villains such as Dracula, […]Read More Who’s The Scariest, Obscure Marvel Comic Book Villain?
This will be the fifth consecutive year that I’ve assembled a list of stories I feel capture the proper mood for Halloween. Below you’ll find links to each previous year’s list. I must say, I think this year’s may be the strongest to date. Enjoy and Happy Halloween! 2013 – https://horrordelve.com/2013/10/30/ten-scary-short-stories-for-halloween/ 2014 – https://horrordelve.com/2014/10/15/horror-delves-second-annual-halloween-reading-list/ 2015 […]Read More HALLOWEEN READING LIST V (2017)
If you’ve enjoyed the past four years of suggesting reading lists for Halloween, you can see which of them are my favorites over at the BMJ2K site along with some awesome artwork by the talented Mike Monge. A Halloween 2016 Treat! Article by Matt CowanRead More FAVORITE HALLOWEEN SHORT STORIES OVER AT BMJ2K