Review: A God In The Shed by J-F. Dubeau

J-F. Dubeau has firmly established himself as a skilled practitioner of the long form. To hold multiple narrative threads together at length without losing the reader or sacrificing rhythm is no small feat, as any writer can tell you. The artfulness with which he slips the reader into this rich tale of darkness and magic… Continue reading Review: A God In The Shed by J-F. Dubeau

Review: Secrets of the Weird by Chad Stroup

I'm beginning to sound like a broken record in praising Grey Matter Press for their recent efforts, but they just keep hitting balls out of the park. Talent should never be overlooked, and that's exactly what author Chad Stroup brings to the table with this stunning, dynamic, and engrossing debut. A fine example of body… Continue reading Review: Secrets of the Weird by Chad Stroup

Guest Blog: Author Israel Finn

WHY I WRITE HORROR by Israel Finn I’ve always wanted to tell stories. I remember when I was about seven and sitting on the floor with my best buddy, Mark Benningfield. Our trusty GI Joes were there between us, their expressions remaining calm and resolute even in the face of certain death. I recall Mark… Continue reading Guest Blog: Author Israel Finn

Review: Seeing Double by Karen Runge

Mind-rape is perhaps the most fitting description of this book. Ms. Runge holds nothing back as she walks the line between poetry and pornography. (I was reminded of "Heat" by Denis Johnson - "...this exhaustion mutilated to resemble passion...") Here we explore the haunted nature of lust, focused at a remove through a desperate lens… Continue reading Review: Seeing Double by Karen Runge