IWSG: Those Who Came Before cover reveal

IWSG: Those Who Came Before cover reveal

Welcome readers and fellow IWSG members, I’m happy to reveal the cover for Those Who Came Before, which Flame Tree Press will release on October 10th. Here’s the blurb: People are dying at Strong Lake, and the worst is yet to come. An idyllic weekend...
IWSG: Channeling Charles Dickens

IWSG: Channeling Charles Dickens

So, this is the IWSG post where I dazzle you with a plethora of positive writing news. (Don’t you just love that word? Plethora has such a nice ring to it.)Cover reveals! Impending releases! Story sales! However, it’s also the post where I admit I’m...
Visiting Bulgaria’s creepy abandoned homes

Visiting Bulgaria’s creepy abandoned homes

Welcome to author Rayne Hall, who joins us with a guest post about Bulgaria’s haunted homes. * As a writer of creepy ghost and horror stories, I like to visit spooky places for inspiration. Here in Bulgaria, I find a wealth of abandoned, derelict houses where I...
The haunting of Abercromby Square

The haunting of Abercromby Square

Before I begin this week’s tale of terror, some most welcome writing news! My publisher has chosen the winner of the Name My Book contest, and the lucky recipient of all the honors, including unlimited bragging rights, is JG Faherty with his suggestion, Valley...
The woman in black and the ghost of Paracelsus

The woman in black and the ghost of Paracelsus

Please join me in welcoming back horror author Catherine Cavendish with two true spooky tales. I have set a large part of Waking the Ancients in Vienna, Austria, where many ghosts and restless spirits walk among the verdant parks and lavish palaces. But Austrian...