Interview – Lou Yardley

Interview – Lou Yardley

How long have you been writing for? On and off for as long as I could read and write, but in 2016 I decided to make a proper go of it. I’d taken part in NaNoWriMo a couple of times in the years before that (with varying levels success), but I hadn’t written anything that I thought I’d could share with someone else. By the time 2016 rolled around, I’d completed a 4 year degree and found myself in desperate…

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Is Anyone There – A Poem by M.C. Adams

Is Anyone There – A Poem by M.C. Adams

I can’t hear anything I can’t hear anyone The silence is not only deadly but deafening I’m screaming for help But no- no one is listening I’m afraid of the blackness Not darkness because that’s just the start of the black First the chill that runs down the spine is clinging to my back like a demon in the night trying to attach its spirit to mine; A shadow always creeping behind every step I take. I fall. Can someone…

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Interview – Jennifer McCarthy

Interview – Jennifer McCarthy

How did you get the idea for Final Girl Designs? I have always loved horror. The concept of the final girl has always resonated with me. I recently wrote a blog about it which you can find here https://finalgirldesigns.wordpress.com/. I have been making jewellery for over 20years. My love for horror was reignited when I started going to the Rock and Shock convention in Worcester, MA. Things kind of clicked into place for me and it just  made sense to…

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How I found Horror….for women in horror month

How I found Horror….for women in horror month

A short introduction of how I found Horror I was 8 years old, it was a sunny afternoon. I was walking home from school with some friends when my Mum and Dad shouted me over from their car, they were going to visit my Grandma and they had missed me walking out of the school. I started to cross the busy road, when I misheard my friends’ older sister say, “go now”. I started to cross and was inadvertently hit…

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Interview – Jackie Sonnenberg returns

Interview – Jackie Sonnenberg returns

We’ve previously reviewed the first in your Yresrun Semyhr series. What have you been up to since then? Getting ready for the second book! THE LAMB WAS SURE TO GO tells my version of Mary and her little lamb, and they’re not so nice… It’s in pre-publication now and should come out around summer. I have also written short stories for Horror anthologies and having fun promoting them at conventions with original costumes! Once this next novel comes to life, I…

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Interview – Ruschelle Dillon

Interview – Ruschelle Dillon

  Your novel Arithmophobia is out now on Kindle, what can you tell us about it? It’s a collection of short stories all wrapped in the theme of numbers. Numbers can be scary, especially if they’re NEGATIVE numbers that happen to appear in my bank account. But numbers surround our everyday lives and sometimes they are magical and other times…deadly. Oh and by the way…Arithmophobia is also available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble for Kindle AND paperback. I just…

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Interview with Caitlin Spice

Interview with Caitlin Spice

How long have you been writing for? That’s a question with several different answers. If we’re talking about writing in general, I started writing a horribly derivative fantasy epic when I was around 11 year old. It was about a barbarian and his sorcerer friend (Conan anyone?) but it never really went anywhere. Later, when I was considerably older, I started a novella set in a pre-iron-age fantasy world, loosely based on New Zealand – and that felt like the…

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Interview – Alexis Bristowe

Interview – Alexis Bristowe

How did you first get involved with voice acting? Voice acting as a career was always something in the back of my mind up until recently. Growing up, I loved cartoons and acting on stage, but going into voice acting was half an accident. I remember in 2012 I did some minor voice projects here and there as a hobby and one of the people from those communities suggested I listen to a certain horror anthology podcast. I noticed they…

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Women in Horror Spotlight: C L Raven

Women in Horror Spotlight: C L Raven

C L Raven are identical twins and mistresses of the macabre from Cardiff. They’re horror writers, as ‘bringers of nightmares’ isn’t a recognised job title. They write short stories, novels, comics and articles for Haunted Magazine and Living Paranormal Magazine and have been published in various anthologies and horror magazines. They’ve been working on indie horror film, Clownface and will soon be writing and directing their first short horror film, The Black Kiss. Every Friday night, they host The Graveyard…

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Interview with C L Raven

Interview with C L Raven

How long have you been writing for? We started writing novels when we were 12 – we’re now 35, but we only had our first short story published ten years ago.   You’re a sister writing duo, how does that dynamic help your stories  come to life? It’s great when one of us is stuck, because we just switch, rather than having to stare at a blank page and wondering where the hell our muse has wandered off to. We’re…

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Anatomy of a Scream and Grim Magazine

Anatomy of a Scream and Grim Magazine

Anatomy of a Scream is, in their own words “…a female-run, queer-positive horror entertainment and lifestyle site offering news, reviews, analyses, and humour with a feminist perspective.” Their website features high quality writing and entertaining articles. Their commitment to being inclusive is a very welcome change to what some of us are used to seeing out there and we commend them for it. They feature a very diverse team of Women and Men and their twitter account is a must…

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Interview with Valeska Griffiths of Grim Magazine and Anatomy of a Scream

Interview with Valeska Griffiths of Grim Magazine and Anatomy of a Scream

Where did the idea to start Anatomy of a Scream come from? I’ve always been pretty fascinated with the darker side of life. My mother loved horror, and I have vivid memories of both hiding from the films she used to watch and sneakily trying to see them for myself. I grew up obsessed with Stephen King novels, 90s teen horror and slashers, ghost stories, and the paranormal. AOAS began as just a quiet, personal blog, where I could practice…

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Lentil-Cauliflower soup Recipe

Lentil-Cauliflower soup Recipe

Greetings. I mentioned making this on twitter and said I’d share the recipe if people were interested. I was not expecting people to be interested but here we are. It’s a mix of a few different recipes I’ve found with my own added twist on a few things. Hopefully you enjoy. If you make it and like it, let us know on twitter. If you make it and you don’t like it…uh…blame Dusty? Need:   1 tblspoon Coconut oil 1…

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