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Scared for a good cause

Scared for a good cause


LitWorld has a mission – to foster resilience, hope, and joy through the power of story. For the 2013 Coffin Hop, proceeds from the sale of Death By Drive-In will go toward helping this worthy charity achieve its goals. Please consider buying the book. It’s a great cause!

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COFFIN HOP: DEATH BY DRIVE-IN is the first collection of stories from the ranks of the annual Coffin Hop online horror extravaganza. Brains from Space! Robot Squids Gone Wild! Radioactive Microwave Men! Monster Mash Massacres! Crotch Tentacles! Werewolf lovin’! Vengeful Gods! Hot-Rod Hauntings! Alaskan Apocalypse! Vampire Seduction! Man-eating Toilet! Robot Lincoln & Zombie Jackson! Featuring interior art by the legendary Nik Seizure and an introduction by B-Movie expert and cult classic Stink of Flesh director Scott S. Phillips!

Get your popcorn ready and dim those headlights.

The Dusk ‘til Dawn is about to begin, and it’s gonna be killer, baby!

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Filed under Coffin Hop, Ghost Stories, Horror Books

Spaceships and ghosts

I’ve been going along here this summer, busy, busy, busy writing and editing. Yesterday, a story came along that I’m tentatively going to call A Demon for Time. Right now it’s probably going to end up novella length, 20 to 30k words or so. And to start I’m going to post, chapter by chapter, as it comes along.

**Standard disclaimer: this work is totally unedited, written 7-17/18-13, story may or may not change by the time it goes to ‘print’**

A Demon for Time

A Demon for Time

I was thirteen when my first, only and last séance made me a believer of ghosts. The possession that followed gave me intimate awareness of the demons that came with them. Demons that come through a person to get into the world turns that person into a toe dancer, board stiff, finger tendons strung tight. It lifts them up off the ground or floor in this case, into the air by the swiftness of its passage.

Ghosts and demons. One after, and sometimes with, the other. It all made me know that I wouldn’t ever pick up another Ouija board, ever in my life. It didn’t inform me that I would one day become a demon hunter.

I found out fast, at that young, tender age, before there were boys even, that the dead weren’t especially fond of the living. Most of them hated us with a passion. Hated us for breathing. Continue reading


Filed under Dark Fantasy, Ghost Stories, writing

Visitations and appearances

I’ve seen a number of stories this evening involving ghosts, which I find interesting considering the odd encounter I had just a few hours ago.

Or you can click here to see a larger view of the shadowy things on the right side of the frame.

So this post from fellow author Deborah J. Hughes summed it all for me. Hop on over and check it out.

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Filed under Ghost Stories, writing