Edited by Eric Raglin and Alexis DuBon for Cursed Morsels Press, No Trouble at All will feature stories of polite horror: horror disguised through polite faces/manners, horror allowed to exist when politeness comes at the cost of self-preservation, and any other interpretation of the theme. We love thought-provoking stories, complex characters, unapologetic weirdness, and boldContinue reading “No Trouble at All submission call”
On October 18th, I’ll be doing a reading, discussion, and signing for my horror collection Nightmare Yearnings. Indigo Bridge Books (1624 S 17th St Ste 200, Lincoln, NE 68502) will be hosting this free event from 6 pm to 7 pm. Register here. You can also join remotely with this Zoom link. I’ll be readingContinue reading “Birthday book event–FREE stories!”
This fiction anthology from Eric Raglin (writer of NIGHTMARE YEARNINGS, editor of ANTIFA SPLATTERPUNK) will feature stories of body horror in sports and fitness. Submit your most grotesque, strange, frightening, and thought-provoking stories—ones with complex characters, unapologetic weirdness, and horror that takes bold narrative risks. Submissions are open to all writers, but I especially encourageContinue reading “SHREDDED: A SPORTS AND FITNESS BODY HORROR ANTHOLOGY”
Numbered rankings have always felt arbitrary to me, which is why the first word of this post is “great” rather than “best.” Here, I’ll recommend a novel, novella, short story collection, anthology, nonfiction book, album, movie, and podcast. If a particular 2021 release isn’t mentioned here, that’s not because I disliked it. In fact, thereContinue reading “Great books, albums, podcasts, and movies of 2021”
This summer, I’ll be editing ANTIFA SPLATTERPUNK, an anthology dedicated to–you guessed it–anti-fascist splatterpunk stories. In addition to pure splatterpunk, I’m also open to extreme horror with weird, bizarro, historical, or science fiction elements. Just keep it anti-fascist. The anthology is open to all writers, but I would especially like submissions from antifascist writers ofContinue reading “ANTIFA SPLATTERPUNK”
Here are my favorite books, short stories, movies, albums, songs, and podcasts of 2020. Note that not all of these came out in 2020, but 2020 is when I was first introduced to them. Also, I haven’t ranked these favorites in any particular order. TOP 5 BOOKS Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty:Continue reading “Top 5s of 2020”
I currently have three stories that have made it to the next round of consideration for various anthologies. I’m hoping I’ll have good news to share about some or preferably all of them soon!