SEVEN RAY CLULEY HORROR STORIES

Ray Cluley is a horror/speculative fiction writer from Wales who has won a British Fantasy Award for Short Fiction (“Shark! Shark’) and has had both a novella (“Water For Drowning”) and a short story collection (Probably Monsters) short listed for major awards as well. He’s also had several of his stories appear in Best Of […]

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WALTER DE LA MARE ARTICLE

Born in Kent England in 1873, Walter de la Mare worked in The London Office of the Standard Oil company, but it was his poetry and fiction writing for which he is still remembered today. His works have been favorably cited by such titans of the genre as H.P. Lovecraft, Ramsey Campbell and Reggie Oliver. […]

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ALGERNON BLACKWOOD STORIES PART III

Algernon Blackwood has long been one of my favorite authors. He’s probably best known for such works as “The Willows”, “Wendigo”, “Ancient Sorceries”, and “Ancient Lights”. Each of those tales are true classics of the genre, but there are many more which don’t receive the same consideration. Personally, I adore “The Glamour of Snow”, “Secret […]

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EIGHT EERIE TALES BY ALISON LITTLEWOOD

Alison Littlewood is a horror author from Yorkshire, England who’s penned several novels and short stories over the past couple decades. She initially followed a career in marketing before her love for writing fiction led to her making the move to full-time authorship. Since then she’s been nominated for multiple high profile literary awards including […]

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10 MORE E. F. BENSON EERIE TALES

E. F. Benson has long been one of my favorite ghost story/weird fiction writers. His expansive index of spooky tales are as diverse as they are inventive. Although he’s not been entirely forgotten these days, I do feel he’s under-appreciated and deserves to be considered among the all time greats alongside Campbell, Blackwood, and Lovecraft. […]

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CHRISTMAS READING LIST VIII (2020)

Night has fallen. The tree is trimmed and glimmering its vibrant lights. You’ve warmed yourself a healthy dose of mulled wine as you sit before the warmth of the crackling fireplace. The scene is set. Now, it’s time for the telling of some eerie, festive ghost stories once again. (Listed in publication order) The Stories: […]

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