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Geoffrey Thorne. Marlie the Mermaid Girl. Patricia Askins. His stories have appeared in over independent press publications in the U. Ivor Goligher was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was brought up on a diet of bedtime stories and Roald Dahl classics but later turned to horror and thriller and suspense stories as a means of escape.
He wrote his first story at age 12 and counts Stephen King as his greatest inspiration. To hide from the Hellish heat, he often writes from under large rocks while snakes and lizards regulate their temperature around him. In her non-writing spare time, Josie is a Napoleonic re-enactor, another source of short story inspiration. Her short stories have been published or The Howling and Exquisite Corpse. She is a Clarion West graduate. She lives in Southern California and once worked in a hospital blood donor centre.
For more about her, please see the wordpress site at judemarie. When not engaged in wordplay or in tormenting her writing workshop students, Channie paints, builds ceramics, and supplies small spatulas to imaginary hedgehogs. She also dreams about the day when her children will correctly sort the laundry. He has done logos and album covers for black metal, thrash, and death metal bands including Sanguinarian, Six Bullets From Now, and Glaurung, and represented his school at the Small Press Expo in where he did commissioned sketches of comic book superheroes and villains, and sold original artwork.
John Grover is a horror and dark fantasy author residing in , Massachusetts. Please visit his website www. Aaron Gudmunson was born in Belize while his parents volunteered for the Peace Corps. He lives in northern Illinois with his family and their two cats. Ray Gunn was a child born during the age of Woodstock and his views have been liberal ever since. Singer in a metal electro industrial band: Tenebrarum Infanteus, she created her first artwork for the band before offering her services Album artwork, Myspace design, logos… to other bands and labels. She is based in Pittsburgh, PA.
By day, Craig is a nurse from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Tackling short stories since late , his first novel, Greaveburn , is finished and just needs someone to take pity on it. Christopher T. Hamel is a compulsive writer, animal lover, and paperback hoarder. Due to his own struggles with mental health and almost a decade spent in various mental health programs, much of his work involves at least one or more characters with neurological problems. He and Alyssa live in eastern Connecticut with their adorable guinea pig, Gizmo.
Shaun has been writing since , and next year, his 40th on this earth, he hope to have his first collection published with Screaming Dreams Press and a smaller, more intimate collection published with Pendragon Press. These have included multiple facet block injections, a disc replacement, lumbar fusion and the insertion of a spinal cord stimulator. She collects tattoos, rubber duckies and strange often gruesome facts. She currently lives in Lancashire, UK.
David C. Besides sharing a birthday with both Boris Karloff and Billy the Kid, Chris likes to draw, write, and spend time with his daughter and girlfriend. He has done fliers for local bands and gamer conventions in the area. He finds writing about himself in the third person strange and funny.
You can find him on Myspace under the name evilchild. I enjoy creating anything and everything such as illustrations, comics, websites, animation, video games, music, writing screenplays and scripts. As long as I am creating something I seem to be happy! The exorcist was what started my interest to enjoy the dark mysteries of life, monsters and ghost. All of my money I earned from cutting the grass around the neighborhood went into buying these great reads. Goodbye soda-pop and candy, hello stories!
Growing up open up the opportunity to read more and see more of what I love! Morpheus Tales, for example, is another great read that I am enjoying! Dave Henry is a jazz musician and writer of short stories and poetry. He can be found in downtown Pittsburgh explaining avant garde film plots to strangers. In his spare time he reads and writes. My future plans are to continue to explore my muse and to be far more productive and get people to like my work and ultimately be a full time writer.
Sheldon Higdon is an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association and has had work appear in numerous publications ranging from fiction to non-fiction, as well as placing in screenwriting competitions in. Gene Hines is a legal services attorney representing victims of domestic violence. He keeps the job because it is a never-ending source of ideas for stories and a good excuse for drinking lots of beer.
He has published in various magazines, both literary and horror. He dwells in a beauteous and serenading Garden of England where he can be frequently encountered consuming reckless amounts of mead and tyrannizing local peasantry. EB Hoight resides in Pennsylvania and can be reached at www. Sara Holt spends her time taking pictures, writing, and absorbing pop culture. Andrew Hook is the author of three short story collections and one novel, with other projects in the pipeline. From November until November he also ran the multi-award winning Elastic Press, but that venture has closed so he can concentrate on his own writing.
His website can be found at www. Candra Hope is a freelance illustrator and landscape artist based in Lanark, Scotland. After reading a vast numbers of books and short stories over the years I decided it was high time I started writing my own. I live in the North of England. Michelle Howarth is a horror writer addicted to all things dark, gruesome, and downright terrifying. Her publishing credits include appearances in the A bsent Willow review, Dark Fire, Strange Publications Fifty-Two Stitches anthology , and Ballista Magazine , where she has been awarded first prize in their short story contest She also does some work as an editor, having assisted several authors with their novels, and with what time she has left, she enjoys acting as submissions editor for Shock Totem magazine.
Rhys Hughes — Writer. I have been writing most of my life. I have recently finished writing story number My first book, Worming the Harpy, was published in and since then I have published 35 books and my work has been translated into ten different languages. Todd Austin Hunt grew up in Kentucky. He is not married to a burning scarecrowess and has no pets. Gavin F. Hurley is a New Jersey native who recently received his M. A in Writing Arts from Rowan University in He is avid fan of all horror literature although his heart lies with smaller publishing houses.
Gavin has published book reviews in Nossa Morte as well as Morpheus Tales. In his free time, he enjoys watching Giallo films, drinking coffee, and studying Western philosophy. Gary Inbinder is an attorney who recently left the practice of law to write full-time. Gary holds a J. The print edition is coming in Joe writes out of Charlotte, NC. He has worked published or forthcoming in around 40 markets including K-zine , Eschatology , Obsolescent. Genre Fiction , as well as recently having been nominated for the Pushcart prize.
You can check out his blog at jablonskijoe. Nate Jacobs, an English teacher, cook, bass guitarist, and avid traveler, has been creating fiction since the moment he learned to write. He is now putting the finishing touches on his first novel. Shaun Jeffrey was brought up in a house in a cemetery, so it was only natural for his prose to stray towards the dark side when he started writing. He has had four novels published, The Kult , Deadfall, Fangtooth and Evilution , and one collection of short stories, Voyeurs of Death.
The Kult was optioned for film by Gharial Productions. Shooting has been completed.
Release details pending. For more information, please visit: www. Charlotte Johnson is a librarian, aesthete, and body horror devotee from the Washington DC area. Her work has appeared in Morpheus Tales. Find her on Twitter: MaisonDeDemence. Erik T. You can learn more about his work or contact him at www. Paul Johnson-Jovanovic began writing about a year ago.
He has just had a novella accepted for publication, which should be available early in the New Year. Currently he is writing a novel, and one day hopes to be able to give up the day job so he can write full time. Benjamin F. Jones is a writer working in South Wales. He loves pizza, photography and moist clay. When it rains he catches drops in his open mouth. He creates poetry, short fiction and absurdist snapshots.
He is currently applying to do an MPhil in Writing and working on his science-fiction novel.
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Lee Jones shares his home with more women well, just one children lots and animals even more than he can shake a stick at, but then he never was very good at either counting or shaking sticks. His work has appeared in a number again, the counting thing of small press publications and accepted in many more. All that was a long time ago though and unfortunately, acceptance of his stories seemed to be the kiss of death to most small press zines and they tended to fold before his work saw print.
Mark Howard Jones lives in Cardiff and has had stories published in magazines and anthologies and on websites both here and in the US. He has a fondness for his children, his hard-working wife, and eating over the sink where no one will bother him. Fred R. Kane is a lyricist first. Angels and Sirens is his first short story attempt. Of all his accomplishments, Fred will say his greatest is winning over Greg Hall with the poem, Snuff flick critic, which can be found on the Lamp Light Poets thread Choateroad.
He can be found by those who know where to look lurking in the American Midwest with his son, his dog and his legion of personal demons. Michelle Ann King writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror from her kitchen table in Essex, England. See www. Gwendolyn Kiste is a horror and fantasy writer based in Pennsylvania. As a nonfiction writer, she contributes genre editorials to Horror-Movies. You can find her at www. He received two Drama Desk nominations for the book and lyrics to Bed and Sofa , the musical produced by the Vineyard Theater in New York, where he lives. His website is LaurenceKlavan.
Ray Kolb has been a lawyer for sixteen years. Ray normally lives in Alabama with his wife and daughter. However, he has been living and working in Afghanistan since January , where he mentors Afghan prosecutors and investigators on Afghan criminal law and procedure. The talented artist Tomasz Alen Kopera was born in in His artistic workshop testifies to his high susceptibility.
His art is of the highest artistic level, and he is well known for his accurate drawing and his unique perception of colours. The subject matter of my paintings springs from my fascination for human nature, as well as for all that is dark and mysterious. Through my paintings I want to affect the subconscious.
Rachel considers her infant daughter Suki to be her greatest artistic achievement. Rachel is currently working on her B. Oh, shiny! He writes mostly in the horror genre and is constantly trying to improve his style. Brian K. Ladd was born in the shadow of an ancient monadnock, nursed on the milk of storytellers, and left to play in the midst of myths and legends.
He has since tried to bring the dual world of myth and reality together. He amalgamates philosophy, literature, and a voyeuristic honesty for our common culture that gives his stories a poignancy that is an immediate indictment, and a nostalgic reverie. Michael writes part time, two hours a day, seven days a week. While there he played guitar and sang in a rock band called Nirvana.
They ultimately had to give up that name. Michael can be contacted through his website at www. Additional information can be found at www. Anthony J. Langford is a Pushcart Prize Nominee. Many writings and videos at www. Joe R. Lansdale is the author of thirty novels and over two hundred short pieces, numerous screenplays and teleplays and comic book scripts.
Seizing the moment, in January Robin began laying down her first words to what would be her first horror novel entitled The Nefarious Tongue , which was released August The final draft to her second novel called Lost in the Flesh has just been completed with a tentative summer release. Along with writing horror tales and novels, Robin also writes poetry mostly dark poetry. A small collection of poems was featured in the Nevada Poets book and another collection of poems will be featured in the June issue of Worlds Within — World Beyond Magazine.
Robin is working hard to make her new career as an author a success. Michael Laquerre has been writing short fiction for a number of years and has been recently published in Horror Bound Magazine. When Michael decides to take a break from writing, he practices the suicidal art of real estate. He currently resides in Valrico, Florida where he is hard at work on a novel of psychological terror.
Jason lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two children. He works at a nuclear power plant which would explain his baldness and slight glow to his skin. Brandon Layng is a horror writer living in the not so white North with his wife and two kids.
He gained a Theoretical Physics degree and four friends at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne , and now lives in London. Within the darkness, digitizer and pen in hand the magic of creativity spills forth. Since I have been trapped in the world of digital. Finally to emerging Victorious! Actually I do dabble in the ancient art of pen, ink and graphite from time to time but nothing affords me the speed and power of the mighty pixel. I love to read stories and solve the problems of bringing those characters to life. Illustrating is my passion and I take the application of it very seriously.
Michael Lejeune is the author of Shame the Devil , a horror novel, and many short stories published in America and overseas. He lives in New York, and in addition to his work as a novelist and short story writer, he is an accomplished musician.
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If he could choose his death, he would be caught in some kind of Lovecraftian nightmare, and almost make it out. My life has been a riot of good fortune and spectacles of stupidity. For example, in a little less than three months July 25th , I will be wedding the Scream Queen of Minneapolis at First Ave, the awesomest night club what ever was.
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Matt Leyshon is a writer based in Blackpool , England. Many of his strange stories are set in the fictionalised Dorset town of Leddenton where he grew up. He is a member of the Clockhouse London Writers group. More details can be found at syntheticscribe.
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She lives in Brooklyn. In his early years, Loewen became an avid reader, devouring fantasy and science fiction as fast he could read. His favorite novels to this day will always be H. Loewen knows that his writing did not originate in a vacuum and acknowledges he stands on the shoulders of giants who have inspired him over the years: C. Lewis, H. Lovecraft, Alan Garner, Robert Holdstock, and many others. Loewen also makes no bones about his writing: he writes solely to entertain, his first desire to be a storyteller.
If they feel their time has not been wasted and they liked the story, I have achieved my primary goal. A lover of cinema, cats, neolithic survivals, oriental cuisine, gardening, used book stores, old houses, and sacred architecture, Loewen presently lives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Adrian is an Active member of the Horror Writers Association. Visit www. In preparation for a second career he went back to school. He had intended to pursue a degree in counselling psychology but a demon took over his body and he ended up with a MFA in creative writing from Rosemont College.
He writes not only horror but depressing stories in other genres as well. His Family describes him as a very strange man. Chuck Lyons is a former newspaper editor and a freelance writer whose articles, memoirs, stories, and haiku have appeared in a number of national and international periodicals. She also has a story appearing in the anthology Kwik Krimes , edited by the renowned Otto Penzler. A former federal law enforcement agent, she has always been drawn to things dangerous, deviant, and disturbing. In her current incarnation as a writer, she now enjoys indulging those interests worry-free of being shot, stabbed, maimed, or sued.
She makes her home on the dry side of Washington State. A soon to be graduate of Concordia University with a B. Please stop by and visit his website at www. Born in rural Wales what seems like aeons ago, Simon caught the sci-fi, fantasy and horror bug at an early age, as well as a love of literature, from his father. However, all he got out of it was an unfinished degree and hospitalisation with a stroke. In the intervening years, he has been an artist, a record label owner, a writer, book reviewer and now runs Spectral Press.
Simon lives with his wife Liz and a menagerie of furry animals somewhere in the Midlands of the UK , although the northern wilds of Scotland are beckoning within the next few years. Using both traditional and digital media he has been working freelance since his graduation from the New England School of Art and Design in , creating various illustrations for independent creators both locally and around the world.
You can find his work online at www. April Martin is an Army Brat who has spent her life travelling. A sketchbook was her constant companion. Her greatest goal in life; to tell a story that makes people think and feel, that stays with them for days. Mark Matlock aka matlocktheartist was born into art. His uncles and cousins were a mix of painters and sculptors, and his father was a master photographer with portrait studios in New York and Chicago. Raised in big melting-pot cities, such as Chicago, New York, and Rome, Matlock found he got as much inspiration from the various people he observed as the exotic locations where he lived.
By sixteen years old, Matlock was featuring paintings at group shows in New York, and later would go on to do both solo and group exhibits throughout Chicago, Indiana, Texas, and Arizona. He is presently as proficient with oils, acrylics, charcoal, and graphite as he is with digital tools, such as Macromedia Flash and Corel Painter, that would become his signature mediums. Matlock the Artist currently resides in Tucson, Arizona, where he partakes in a daily ritual of watching old movies, listening to jazz, and surfing the net until late in the afternoon when he finally surrenders to his muse and paints until 4 or 5 in the morning.
Reclusive but not unfriendly, Matlock to this day prefers painting people to talking to them. Website: www. Gary McCluskey has been working as an artist for over 20 years doing everything from book covers, comic books, magazine illustrations, rpg artwork and greeting cards. Back at the end of the last century he self published a comic called Rayne.
James McCormick is a college lecturer from Manchester, England and has been writing horror and science fiction for over twenty years. He also has a science fiction novel Dragon due out in October He currently lives in the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities with his wife, two daughters and three dogs. He has had twenty short stories published over the last two years and his 1st Novel, is due out from Shroud Publishing in March You can get in touch with Scott via his my space page.
His short fiction has been collected into The Sound of Horror, Shroud Magazine, Morpheus Tales , to name just a few; he is co-editor of the forthcoming anthology Winter Frights.
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Joe is currently working on a horde of other stories, both novels and shorts, and his currently an Active member with the Horror Writers Association and is a board member of the Southern Horror Writers Association. You can normally find Joe behind you in a dark corner thinking pivotally about his next upcoming novel — or world domination. He resides in Massachusetts with his four rescued felines, and keeps a disparate collection of Boston Celtics memorabilia.
Visit him online at www. Shamus McGillicuddy is a technology industry analyst based in Boston, Massachusetts. In a former life, he spent 15 years as a journalist. He is writing two novels. One is a ghost-infested murder mystery. The other is a post-apocalyptic science fantasy. Dark Work is his first published work of fiction. Follow him on Twitter at ShamusMc1. Ashby started out by writing factual articles about e. Sir William Wallace. He could take three years to research and write one article. He then went on to write and perform poetry.
His work has been used by the U. At the moment he is trying to get a Theatre to put on a play he have written about Selchies. Ashby loves writing short stories and writes a lot of Fantasy and Horror. Another project he is involved with is multi-voice. He am a Buddhist and a vegan.
Ashby McGowan writes poetry and short stories. David McGuire is a lawyer based in Glasgow , who probably plays more games with wee army men than he rightly should. He is honing his writing ability for the coming day when a knowledge of grammar and three-act structures will prove essential in the fight against evil, and also so that he can fulfil his promise to his children to write them a story with knights riding dinosaurs fighting pirates who also ride on dinosaurs the movie rights are available.
He is unabashedly a huge nerd, and one that still plays with Star Wars figures albeit with his much cooler daughter. Christian McPhate is a freelance writer who ignites the words on the page with his flair for dark humour. His poems, columns, and short stories have appeared in various publications from the collegiate halls to the United Kingdom. He has presented several of his writings at several conventions across the US.
He resides in Wichita Falls, Texas with his family. He is a graduate student at Midwestern State University where he is completing his Masters of Arts in English with a creative writing focus. He is a member of Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society and editor of Voices , a creative student publication that offers a voice for the talented authors and artists in the North Texas area. Stephen McQuiggan was the original author of the bible; he vowed never to write again after the publishers removed the dinosaurs and the spectacular alien abduction ending from the final edit.
Colin Meldrum is terrified of masks. Sean Michael is an artist serving a life sentence in the California Prison System. He has written many poems and short stories and is working on several longer manuscripts. He has fought depression all his life and writes to stay sane. His blog, MadPoetEnchained. Adam Millard is the author of twenty-six novels, twelve novellas, and more than two hundred short stories, which can be found in various collections, magazines, and anthologies. His work has recently been translated for the German market. John Arthur Miller, known as JAM to friends and fans, is a writer and small-press publisher using print-on-demand and an editorial team specializing in copy editing.