I’m excited to announce that I (Matt Cowan) will be writing a regular column for a new horror publication called NIGHTMARE ABBEY, edited by Tom English and published by Dead Letter Press. My column will be titled MATT COWAN’S HORROR DELVE. I’ll be free to write about any horror-related subject which catches my fancy, but […]Read More MATT COWAN’S HORROR DELVE IN NIGHTMARE ABBEY MAGAZINE
As with last year, here are some places you can go to enjoy some free Christmas horror tales and discussions about them. FROM HYPNOGORIA: 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 […]Read More FREE CHRISTMAS HORROR DELIGHTS
If you’re in need of some great Christmas Horror this time of year, there are several outstanding podcasts you can download and enjoy for free from iTunes. Here are a few of my favorites. HYPNOGORIA: I couldn’t possibly link to all of Jim’s podcasts that explore the spooky side of Christmas but all are fantastic. […]Read More A GIFT OF CHRISTMAS TERROR FOR YOU!
“TEN STRANGE JOURNEYS INTO THE UNKNOWN Great tales of suspense and terror written by masters of the macabre… Heart-trembling reports from the uncanny world of witches, warlocks, and demons… Ten stories of unexplained events and unholy beings, calculated to give you the SHUDDERS.” This is how TEN TALES CALCULATED TO GIVE YOU SHUDDERS, an anthology […]Read More SHUDDERS ANTHOLOGY REVIEW
Looking to listen to some free Christmas horror stories? The excellent Tales To Terrify Podcast read two of my favorites a few years back on episode #50. “Smee” (1931) by A.M. Burrage and “Number Ninety” (1895) by B.M. Croker are both absolute classics which were featured on last years Annual Christmas Horror Stories Reading List […]Read More Free Christmas Horror Story Readings
Alfred McLelland Burrage was born in 1889, in Middlesex, England. His father and uncle were both successful writers, which may account for his early writing skill. He published his first story at the age 15. Later he fought for his country during World War I, joining in 1917. He was evacuated in April of 1918, […]Read More A. M. Burrage Article
It’s time for the 2nd Annual Christmas Horror Story list! I think we have a pretty strong batch here, spanning from 1890 to 1977. I think I’ve found a particularly strong batch of eerie Christmas stories for you this year, but if you’re looking for more, I posted two separate lists last year, which you […]Read More Christmas Horror Story Reading List 2014
Looking for some atmospheric horror stories to enjoy this Halloween? Here’s a few I think fit the bill. Several of these can be found for free online. 1. “Feet Foremost” by L.P. Hartley (1948) – A group assembles at newly-renovated Low Threshold Hall for a housewarming. There they encounter the malicious ghost of an ill-treated […]Read More TEN SCARY SHORT STORIES FOR HALLOWEEN