Masquerading in the steady winds of the Autumn night, Bonnie is sure she's seen a monster. Alice Monaghan has been entrusted with a secret, the viridescent mist is keeping one too. Something lurks in the grass, by the light of the Scorpio Moon, while Pauline walks the cemetery, row after row, each day. Sandy Jefferson… Continue reading Covenants of Lingering Bones, Release Day.
The Last Time We Visited Aldera Dune by Teri Skultety, copyright 2018, all rights reserved The last time we visited Aldera Dune, it was to watch the world die. The moons of Rionnata glowed with radiation in the distance. One purple, one iridescent green, one a golden orb. All like magic charms… Continue reading The Last Time We Visited Aldera Dune
Brilliant. It should be required reading in every high school English class. TS
I had no plans to ever write about vampires. I was writing a western, in which these creatures were swooping from the sky, attacking, and, as it so happened, they turned out to be vampires with pale lavender skin, and jaundiced, yellow, eyes. As the story began to unfold, there was also a shape-shifter, or… Continue reading The Slick Furies, Pulp-Horror
Have you got your copy of the THE SLICK FURIES? It's the most kickass, badass, amazing, vampire novel that ever lived. I don't think you should wait for Christmas. This is the perfect novel for all the rainy days left of spring, and, especially, for all your summer vacation reading. You'll laugh, you'll cry, well,… Continue reading The Slick Furies
First "new" to me movie that I watched in 2016 and I loved it. I give it a full five paws rating, as vampire movies go, that is.
The ragged edge of sleep, Oh how it taunts, And in the waking hours dares to haunt the soul Of hunters graceless in their gait Who in their hunger hardly care to wait Unless then patience proves to be their need They’d rather cut your throat and watch you bleed, To eat then of the… Continue reading Wolf Song.
With “The Haunting of Hill House,” Shirley Jackson is often credited with having set the standard for Gothic haunted house stories and rightly so. Dr. Montague, with a questionably morbid curiosity, that readers of the genre have come to take for granted in its necessity for creating the backbone of why any of the… Continue reading Journeys End in Lovers Meeting: The Haunting of Hill House
I haven't cut loose in a blog post for a while... The other day I was watching a clip from a Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers vehicle... ...Top Hat, 1935. I don't know how old I was when I first watched one of these extravaganzas, I was in my teens. In those days here… Continue reading Terpsichore Meets the Wolfman
'Tis creepy, scary, here within, the hallowed halls of imagining, the graveyard earth turned up by hands, dug from under, nether lands, and quiet all then 'cept the wind, was howling through the trees again, the leaves had left and stood the trees stood bare, naked in the midnight air, the fog and mist to… Continue reading Moonshine
There were others, they brought me flowers, but this one was different. He brought me a perfectly dissected frog, put it in a little shoebox, wrapped a red bow around it. He wanted me to see what one should look like, dissected properly, plus it saved me from having to do it myself and then… Continue reading Bones: This One Was Different
Author's note: This post is a copy of the orginal. Some of the links are gone, broken, it is as it is. - TS Closing the Loop on Romero There is a part of me that says that to even attempt to do this is folly, because it may not make any sense to anyone… Continue reading Closing the Loop…