Shooting Creek and Other Stories is a somber collection of dark, twisted short stories by Scott Loring Sanders. Shooting Creek contains fictional, yet authentic, stories of people trying to solve problems, no matter what the consequences may be. Dead-beat dads and kick-ass women doing bad, money-motivated things. "Frank's Beach", a story of a man who … Continue reading Shooting Creek and Other Stories #spoilerfreebookreview
Slasher Girls & Monster Boys is a book club selection for the Goodreads ReadingRealm ReadAlong group hosted by Ish, from ReadingRealm Youtube Channel. This anthology is a collection of thriller and horror short stories selected by April Genevieve Tucholke. I loved this collection, and it has inspired me to add these authors to my reading … Continue reading Slasher Girls & Monster Boys: Spoiler-Free Review
I'm working on a Paranormal Horror Story for Nanowrimo, here is an excerpt. (unedited, first draft) "The trees in the backyard are enormous. They’ve been here for ages. Have seen the years roll by, families come and go. Their extended limbs and leaves, have watched the rise and fall of Rogue’s Hollow. It was once … Continue reading Excerpt from my story “Rogue’s Hollow”
Dracula, originally titled The Un-Dead by Bram Stoker is a classic Horror Gothic novel about Count Dracula.This is a macabre tale of vampires, demons, death, friendship, love, loyalty, and courage. The story begins with Jonathan Harker traveling to Castle Dracula in Transylvania, after being summoned by Count Dracula to help him complete a property deal. Harker … Continue reading Dracula by Bram Stoker #Spookathon
I wrote a short story called Sinister Abode, for a writing contest a few months ago, after making the decision to get back to writing. It is my first piece of writing in over two decades other than my journals. Here is Part 1. "Sinister Abode" By Amanda Drover-Hartwick "Sleep slowly fades away and almost … Continue reading Sinister Abode Part 1
Scary: causing fear According to Merriam-webster.com the first known use of the word scary was in 1582. That's 433 years of humans knowing the name for that feeling of being frightened, terrified, alarmed, horrified, or shocked. What causes chills up your spine and the hair on the back of your neck to stand up? What … Continue reading What Scares You the Most?