Halloween Wordplay

Since it's nearing Halloween I thought we'd have a little fun with words. Let's start with the word dead. Ever wonder about where the expressions dead ahead, dead last, or dead meat came from? Well, thanks to the Free Dictionary, now you do. How about the word skeleton? Sure, we might all know what it … Continue reading Halloween Wordplay

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A Diabolically Good Halloween Book Sale

Yes, yes. I DID use the words diabolical and good next to each other. For the entire month of October, my publisher, Skyscape is running an ebook sale on both The Haunting Season and Of Shadow & Stone.  I don't have control over when these titles are on sale, and this is the cheapest I've seen them … Continue reading A Diabolically Good Halloween Book Sale

Top 20 Halloween Reads

Love horror? I mean good, classic, make you afraid of the dark horror like I do? I'm a fan of horror that's less gore, more scare. I appreciate horror that lets my imagination scare me. So what are my favorites? In no particular order:   The Haunting of Hill House The Shining The Stand Salem's … Continue reading Top 20 Halloween Reads

Diary of the Damned Launches!

It's release day for DIARY OF THE DAMNED! I'm really excited about this book. It's equal part supernatural suspense and horror. But  this isn't your mother's exorcist. Sure, it has your quintessential demon and loads of scares to keep you afraid of the dark, but there's more to the story. It's a story of friendship, trust, overcoming … Continue reading Diary of the Damned Launches!

Ultimate Horror Book & Prize Giveaway!

I love Halloween. It's been my favorite holiday as long as I can remember. Every year I participate in something. This year, I'm part of a HUGE giveaway. Now I know what you're thinking. You'll venture up the dark path, scary music in the background, only to be handed a couple e-books. Nope. How about … Continue reading Ultimate Horror Book & Prize Giveaway!

Friday Night Frights: Best Haunted Houses & Attractions 2014

  Looking for a frightfully fun evening? Check out this year's Coffin Hop, including my custom Kindle Paperwhite giveaway and this week's Friday Night Frights: haunted houses and attractions:   Norcross, GA Netherworld One of the U.S.'s  most famous haunted house attractions.   Fort Worth, TX Hangman's House of Horrors Based on the legend of  the … Continue reading Friday Night Frights: Best Haunted Houses & Attractions 2014

#TellMeAGhostStory… Or TWO!

It's the last post for #TellMeAGhostStory. I've had a lot of fun with it, and I hope that you have, too. It's only fitting that the last week end in a tie, and that I post them both. Both are based on real life experiences. Ready? Then grab a flashlight and follow me into the … Continue reading #TellMeAGhostStory… Or TWO!

Six Days and Counting!

Only six more days until Halloween. Not only is it my favorite time of the year, it's the day Amazon Skyscape releases my NA Horror, The Haunting Season. If you missed the announcement (or you just want to look at some really cool Supernatural gifs), click here. Not only am I celebrating by doing the #TellMeAGhostStory posts (find them … Continue reading Six Days and Counting!

#TellMeAGhostStory A Heaviness by Jonathan L. Cory

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who had the scariest story of them all? Fan and reader Jonathan L. Cory. Here's Jonathan's creepy experience in a small town in an old church: We have a small town back home that is known for a history of witchcraft. A good friends family took over a small church … Continue reading #TellMeAGhostStory A Heaviness by Jonathan L. Cory

Coffin Hop 2013 is HERE!

It happens once a year: dozens of horror authors team up to do a blog hop complete with awesome prizes, scares, interviews, excerpts, and more! When? October 24th! And it lasts through Halloween. Click THIS LINK to check out all the participating authors. You never know what you'll win. It's the biggest virtual Halloween trick … Continue reading Coffin Hop 2013 is HERE!

#TellMeAGhostStory Winner #1: Haunting Amy

  Got Ghosts? No? How about a ghost story? Come on! It's all in the spirit of Halloween. Last week, reader Amy had a few creepy experiences to tell on my FB author page, and this week she's here to share them with the rest of you. So gather 'round and let's hear Amy's tale. … Continue reading #TellMeAGhostStory Winner #1: Haunting Amy