GHOSTS AND PHANTOMS RULE HALLOWEEN!

The final votes have been tallied to decided which creature best represents the Halloween season, and it ended up being very close between Ghosts/Phantoms, Wicked Witches and Dracula. The tie between Ghosts and Witches was only just broken a couple days ago. Most of the candidates received at least one vote, and there was even […]

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HALLOWEEN READING LIST 4 (2016)

It’s reached the time of year again when I suggest a batch of eerie tales to help set the mood for the Halloween season! This year’s impressive lineup includes such masters of the genre as Gaston Leroux (author of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA), E. Nesbit, Ramsey Campbell, E.F. Benson, and Gary McMahon. Incidentally, I had […]

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OCTOBER AT HORROR DELVE 2016

Coming this October to Horror Delve, we’ll have: – An interview with writer and editor of weird tales, John Linwood Grant! – This year’s annual Halloween suggested short story reading list! – Halloween-themed Polls! – Possibly a story by written by yours truly! – Plus, a surprise or two along the way! Let the festivities begin!

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HALLOWEEN READING LIST 2015

Welcome to Horror Delve’s third annual Halloween suggested reading list. As always, these stories don’t necessarily take place during Halloween, but I feel they help set the mood for the season. 1. “The Striding Place” by Gertrude Atherton (1895) – A man goes out searching for his best friend who’s gone missing. The search takes […]

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HORROR DELVE ASKS: WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN COSTUME, RAVEN BOWER?

I’ve been a fan of Raven Bower since her first book, APPARITIONS. Her ability to introduce lifelike, realistic characters into bone-chilling scenes of nightmarish terror are second-to-none. I could go on about how much I enjoyed it and its subsequent sequels, but I did that already here: https://horrordelve.com/2014/03/24/baileykhanetrilogy/. She and her husband Lain have also […]

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