Author Scott J. Couturier, The Box

Hello peeps! Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Scott J. Couturier, author of The Box, sixteen twisted tales to infect your psyche. Describe your ideal reader. Couturier: Anybody who enjoys Weird fiction, & moreover who appreciates being challenged by a read. I hope LGBTQ+ readers especially will find something of value. The futuristic story … Continue reading Author Scott J. Couturier, The Box

The Western

Have you noticed all the Westerns lately? They’re sneaking into all sorts of genres. Here’s a sampling: Western Cosmic Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s “Wish Bones“ in Dead Stars and Stone Arches: A Collection of Utah Horror ed by C.R. Langille https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Stars-Stone-Arches-Collection-ebook/dp/B09XGPTZY8 Schoonover with her sophisticated plots and character insight has become an auto-buy author for me. … Continue reading The Western

One-Sentence Reviews: My 2nd Quarter 2022 Reads

This quarter includes stories about Bigfoot, Vikings, amateur sleuths, and Gothic ghosts! The Devil Took Her by Michael Botur is a gritty and compelling collection of horror short stories with subjects like gangs and rats rather than werewolves and specters. Kindle. Autumn Gothic by Brian Bowyer. Despite the title, my favorite Bowyer book yet is … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: My 2nd Quarter 2022 Reads

Review of 34 Orchard, Issue 5, Spring 2022

The spring 2022 issue of 34 Orchard contains poetry, short stories, and illustrations representing vastly different voices and styles and plots, all united by the theme things we refuse to see. Each work comes with a high-concept idea. The stanzas are emotive, the prose is polished, the artwork is contemplative. Some personal faves: It’s the … Continue reading Review of 34 Orchard, Issue 5, Spring 2022

Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2: Interview with Author Loren Rhoads

Hello Bookish Pals! Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Loren Rhoads, a contributor to the latest Horror Addicts guide: Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2. The October-through-September month-by-month almanac has puzzles, crafts, articles, recipes, and interviews. Enjoy first-hand accounts of hauntings, nightmares, and vile vacations! Using only three words, describe your work in Horror … Continue reading Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2: Interview with Author Loren Rhoads