Void Between Emotions Release Party

•May 16, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Saturday, June 24 at 1 PM – 3 PM

The Octopus Literary Salon

2101 Webster St @ 22nd, Oakland, California 94612

https://oaklandoctopus.org/

Also Reading: Serena Toxicat, Author of “Ghosts in Bones”

Carolyn Saulson, Author of “Living A Lie”

The Void Between Emotions

Explore the darker side of speculative fiction with this collection of supernatural short stories involving sea creatures, ghosts, witches, mermen, shapeshifters, and more. The Void Between Emotions is written by an African American author and contains many stories that reflect African American culture, conflict and issues as well as other culture’s concerns fine examples of writing the other. The stories are primarily horror, with some science-fiction and paranormal romance.

The Void between Emotions consists of the ocean-themed The Dance of the Sea Hare and Tortoise; a creepy tale about a young black man strangely obsessed with the recent influx of oceanic life onto dry land; Character Flaws, about a fictional character taking over his author; Bodies, about a human woman who hates her body as much as her witch girlfriend loves it, The Woman Who Couldn’t Stop Crying, about La Llorona, The Weeping Woman), Shallow Waters, about a loveable but unfortunately dangerous merman; Sweetness, a post-apocalyptic tale about a desperate werepig and a ruthless bacon hunter; The Birthday Present, about a girl who unexpectedly learns who her true father is during a wicked Sweet Sixteen party; This One Has Teeth, about a dentist visit from hell; Bloodsuckers, about a symbiotic parasite and vampire relationship; Ashes and Coffee, about a young homeless woman faced with death personified, and Therma Martin Zeda 2525, about a future dystopia and genetic engineering gone wrong.

LIVE Second Life Event Today! 1pm PST Clockwork Wonderland

•May 7, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Please come visit us! Getting started in half an hour!

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Join us at Bookstacks on Second Life for our
Virtual Book Release Party

TODAY!
May 7th, 1pm SLT (PST)
Bookstacks, Second Life

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Awen/134/148/25

“One of Bookstacks’ favorite authors, Emerian Rich (Emz Mazie in SL), has a new anthology coming out on May 2. To celebrate, Emerian will be holding a small book launch party at the Bookstacks Pub on Sunday, May 7, starting at 1pm.”

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Clockwork Wonderland contains stories from authors that see Wonderland as a place of horror where anything can happen and time runs amok. In this book you’ll find tales of murderous clockworks, insane creations, serial killers, zombies, and a blood thirsty jabberclocky. Prepare to see Wonderland as a place where all your worst nightmares come true. You may never look at classic children’s literature the same way again.

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#NGHW 500-word Horror Blogs, the Runners Up

•May 7, 2017 • Leave a Comment

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#NGHW 500-word Horror Blogs, The Runners Up featured on #139
Daphne Strasert and Quentin Norris

  1.  # 2 HORROR BINGE by Daphne Strasert

    Fear evolved to be a fleeting physical reaction. Fight or flight is only supposed to last long enough to escape danger. Psychologically speaking, humans aren’t built to endure hours of sustained terror. Yet, whether it’s Penny Dreadful or Stranger Things, horror addicts love to curl up with Netflix for a marathon of dread. Watching horror isn’t like it used to be. With the rise of streaming services, the horror genre faces the new challenge of binge-watch culture. What effect does this medium have on scare factor and can it take horror to new heights?

    How did we get here?

    Before streaming, television horror was constrained by weekly time slots. Creators had to contend with an unreliable audience, so they structured series for casual viewing. Shows adopted a…

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HorrorAddicts.net, 139 #NGHW Guest Judge: The Count

•May 6, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Stay on #TeamSumiko, follow #NGHW

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Horror Addicts Episode# 139
SEASON 12 – The Next Great Horror Writer Contest

JUDGES:

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich

Judge: H.E. Roulo

Guest Judge: The Count

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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The top 8 / 500 Word Blog Posts.

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

179 Days till Halloween

Intro of judges, prizes, and contest.

Read of the top 8 / 500 Word Blog Posts.

Contestants: Feind Gottes, Naching T. Kassa, Jess Landry, AE Kirk, Timothy G. Huguenin, Sumiko Saulson, Cat Voleur, Quentin Norris, Jonathan Fortin, Adele Marie Park, JC Martinez, Harry Husbands, Riley J. Pierce, Daphne Strasert.

HA.Net News:  

*Jenn Vix / The Sound of the Possessed.

*Midnight Syndicate Live! Will be back at Cedar Point this fall.

*ScareLa 2017 August, 5&6
*Women in Horror film festival September 21 – 24 Peachtree City, GA

*Free Fiction by J.C. Eickelberg installment 2 of C. DARWIN DECAY

*David’s Haunted…

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HorrorAddicts.net Press presents…Clockwork Wonderland.

•May 2, 2017 • Leave a Comment

So excited to be a part of this anthology
Source: HorrorAddicts.net Press presents…Clockwork Wonderland.

#NGHW TOP Seven 300-word Stories

•April 23, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Check out all of the great stories that made it into the Top 7 for the Next Great Horror Writer #NGHW – including mine, the first story. Larvae – check out the podcast / earlier post to hear the fabulous reading of Larvae by Emerian Rich, all of the other 7 readings, and find out who got in the top 3, and who won!

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TOP 7 / 300-WORD STORIES featured on #138

  1. 1: LARVAE by Sumiko SaulsonLARVAE – A sliver of sunlight pierced the stagnant air of the subbasement, illuminating claw marks in the mossy walls. Under the stream of light I observed bloodstains at the base of my torn nailbed. I winced. The iron-rich smell would attract the creature.

    Its piteous mewling arose from the depths. I nervously kicked soil into the tunnel at my feet. I had to escape before it returned. Clutching the soil, my fingers dug deep within. Quickly, I ascended. I was six feet up when I felt a tug at my feet. Looking down in horror, I witnessed the creature’s bloated, white body creeping up my pants leg.

    “Get off me, foul thing!” I screamed, kicking the hideous larvae. It was three feet long. Its maw oozed putrescent yellow fluids reeking of fetid lard. That evil oral emanation…

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HorrorAddicts.net, 137 The Next Great Horror Writer ContestPlease listen and vote for your favorite 100 word horror story.

•April 8, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Source: HorrorAddicts.net, 137 The Next Great Horror Writer Contest