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’m planning several special posts for Halloween this year at Horror Delve that I’m pretty excited about. My annual Halloween short story reading list will return along with some possible guest posts, and I’m considering posting one of my own stories here as well. Hope you stop by to celebrate the season!Read More Coming This Halloween to Horror Delve
Great Italian musician, Mac of BIOnight, interviewed me about my writing and love of the horror genre on his most recent podcast, along side tracks from his most recent album, THE RIVER AND THE RAILROAD. Check it out at the link below: http://macofbionight.bandcamp.com/album/macs-podcast-episode-06-may-2014“>http://macofbionight.bandcamp.com/album/macs-podcast-episode-06-may-2014”>http://macofbionight.bandcamp.com/album/macs-podcast-episode-06-may-2014Read More Matt Cowan Interviewed on Mac’s Podcast
Jay wrote about the Bookmama’s booksigning/readings event I was lucky enough to be a part of last weekend. Check out the post about it over at his blog. Bibliophilopolis | This is a log of the author’s reading activity, begun 1/1/2010 https://bibliophilica.wordpress.com/Read More Bibliophilica Posts About The Bookmama’s Event
Starting at 2:00! Readings, signing, snacks!Read More BOOK SIGNING/READING AT BOOKMAMA’S TODAY
I will be appearing at Bookmamma’s in Irvington on March 22nd, starting at 2:00 P.M. along with several other horror writers from James Ward Kirk. There will be readings by some of the writers, snacks and all sorts of horrific fun. If you can make it, I’d love to see you there. http://www.bookmamas.com/Read More BOOK SIGNING AT BOOKMAMMA’S
This anthology contains my short story, “Christmas Wine”. It deals with the legend that claims water stored in stone jugs is transformed into wine between the hours of eleven and midnight on Christmas Eve. Being a story of mine, however, things go horribly wrong. http://www.amazon.com/Little-Town-Deathlehem-Anthology-Holiday/dp/0989026949/ref=la_B008BBVZV8_1_8?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388681822&sr=1-8Read More O LITTLE TOWN OF DEATHLEHEM NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK!
My short story “Christmas Wine” is now available in O LITTLE TOWN OF DEATHLEHEM, an anthology of Christmas-themed horror stories. I’m proud to add to the old tradition of telling scary stories at Christmas time. http://www.amazon.com/Little-Town-Deathlehem-Catherine-Grant-ebook/dp/B00HHI05PS/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1387856452&sr=8-3&keywords=matt+cowanRead More “Christmas Wine” by Matt Cowan is now available!
The CELLAR DOOR 2 anthology containing my short story “Numen” is now available for the Kindle. The paper copy will be out soon. The definition of the word numen is: A divine power or spirit; a deity, especially one presiding locally or believed to inhabit a particular object.Read More CELLAR DOOR 2 ANTHOLOGY
If you were to ask most people to explain why the classic Christmas song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams includes the line “There’ll be scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long, long ago,” they may mumble something about Charles Dickens A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1843) or […]Read More CHRISTMAS GHOST STORIES: REVIVING A DEAD TRADITION