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 […]Read More HALLOWEEN READING LIST 4 (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!Read More OCTOBER AT HORROR DELVE 2016
If I were making a list of my all time favorite horror movies this list would look significantly different, but here I’m choosing ones that really capture the mood of Halloween for me. 1. HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Universal 1944, Director: Erie Kenton, Starring: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine) – Mad Scientists, Frankenstein’s Monster, […]Read More SIX SINISTER FILMS FOR HALLOWEEN
I began work decorating the house for Halloween today. The graveyard, as always, is the prime feature.Read More The Graveyard Begins!
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 […]Read More HALLOWEEN READING LIST 2015
This October will be very special here at Horror Delve. I’ll be posting my Third Annual Halloween Reading List shortly. Later in the month will bring a list of suggested movies designed to send a shiver up your spine. There will be a bit about my visit to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, Orlando, […]Read More THIS OCTOBER AT HORROR DELVE
Happy Halloween! I hope everyone is enjoying a terrifying day filled with spectral frights. To that end, I’m offering up a short story of my own. “The Shadow Man of Moon Spine Bridge” was originally published in the anthology INDIANA HORROR 2012 by James Ward Kirk Fiction. It’s about a man returning to his childhood […]Read More “The Shadow Man of Moon Spine Bridge” by Matt Cowan
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 […]Read More HORROR DELVE ASKS: WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE HALLOWEEN COSTUME, RAVEN BOWER?
Tom English is a writer, an editor, and the owner of DEAD LETTER PRESS. I met him when he accepted my first short story, “The Collective of Blaque Reach”, to serve as a companion chap book to the fantastic anthology, BOUND FOR EVIL: CURIOUS TALES OF BOOKS GONE BAD. I count myself lucky to have […]Read More Horror Delve Asks: What was your favorite HalloweenCostume, Tom English?
David T. Wilbanks is one of my absolute favorite people to follow online. His posts about horror and fantasy in literature, on TV and in movies are insightful, witty and always a fun read. I first became aware of him when he used to cohost the great Pod of Horror podcast with Mark Justice. The […]Read More Horror Delve Asks: What Was Your Favorite Halloween Costume, David T. Wilbanks?