Guest post: Our Fearful Roots, by Carmilla Voiez

Mary relocates her family to her aunt’s old house in Alabama, a place she fled from sixteenyears earlier. When her family experiences odd and threatening occurrences, Mary dismisses them asdreams or heat-induced hallucinations. Can Mary accept the truth before it is too late to save her family? Our Fearful Roots is a Southern Gothic Horror

Guest post: October Frights: Starblood, by Carmilla Voiez

Starblood was first released in 2011, just after my 40 th birthday. Since then, new books have beenadded, and for 2023 the three novels Starblood, Psychonaut and The Death and Resurrection Showhave been polished, edited and have gorgeous new covers courtesy of Paul Grover (AoS design). “In a market flooded with badly written supernatural romances

Guest post: October Frights: The Colour of Lovecraft, by Carmilla Voiez

H.P. Lovecraft is infamous for his racism and xenophobia, even by the standards of his time,championing KKK lynchings and warning against the mixing of races. So, it is enjoyable to watch hismythos being reimagined by writers of colour and used as a source to develop stories featuringprotagonists of colour. For the fourth day of October

Guest post: October Frights: Evil Dead Rise, by Carmilla Voiez

For day three of October Frights, I am reviewing Evil Dead Rise. For anyone who wants to check itout, it’s currently available on Netflix, and probably lots of other streaming apps and sites. I love the Evil Dead franchise. It’s probably my favourite of all the horror franchises, although I’m afickle fan and sometimes my

October Frights Blog Hop

October Frights Blog Hop: A Duo of Dread Hello, horror aficionados! The second day of our October Frights Blog Hop is here, and we’re eager to share some reads from fellow horror bloggers. 🎃 The World of James P Nettles First on our list is James P Nettles, who is a science fiction, fantasy, and

Guest post: October Frights: Talk to Me, by Carmilla Voiez

On the second day of October Frights, Carmilla gives to you, a review of Talk to Me. Released by A24, Talk to Me is a rollercoaster of a horror flick with gross out mutilation and someshocking scenes. Sophie Wilde is compelling as Mia, a young woman whose mum died two yearsearlier. It’s her need to

Guest post: Welcome to October Frights, by Carmilla Voiez

Between October 10 and 15, horror and paranormal authors will be sharing their thoughts and writing with the unsuspecting public. Before I share links to the other participants, giveaways and a book fair, here are two 100 word short stories, Missing and Stolen Colours, to get you in the mood for our Spookfest. I recorded

The Off-Beat: Oracle Rap Reviews

Today I’d like to start something called The Off Beat. As my readers, friends, and family know, I’m an off-beat kind of woman. I promote what I love and ignore what I don’t like. I love a lot of things aside from horror, food, psychology, and cats, you know. I love to learn about different

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Wendy Howard tackles Beverley Allitt: Women in Horror

I really enjoy Wendy Howard’s writing. As a part of February’s Women In Horror Month, I had the privilege of meeting her in virtual space and writing an article about torture. Maybe I’m biased towards Wendy because she shares a name with one of my favorite characters of mine (Wendy Willow). Nah. She’s just a

Promote your blog for Luna | Luna, the Little Chomper

via Promote your blog for Luna | Luna, the Little Chomper. I thought this was a cute idea for people to promote their blogs, as told through the eyes of a sweet little cat named Luna. Loads of people like cats, after all, and nothing quite gets a person who likes cats to click a