Month: February 2019

Joe Reviews Cabal by Clive Barker

Joe Reviews: Cabal by Clive Barker

First let me state that I’ve seen both Lord of Illusions and Nightbreed. Both of these movies are based on different stories from this book. I wasn’t really into Nightbreed, but I loved Lord of Illusions. It had something no other horror flick I’d seen as a kid had, occult magic! That movie was based on the final story in… Read more →

Black Cat

March 2019 Patron Story Preview – Cutter’s Daughter

Here is a preview of next month’s patron story.. All $3+ patrons signed up by the end of February will get the full story on Friday March, 8th, and will get a brand new story every month after that (as long as they remain $3+ patrons). Also, the next 3 patrons who sign up for the $3+ tier will have… Read more →

Joe Reviews Black Hammer Age of Doom Pt 1

Joe Reviews: Black Hammer Vol 3 – Age of Doom part 1

If you are looking for comic series that is different from everything else out there, then look no further. Black Hammer is a title worth reading. I think this series and possible spin offs could be Dark Horse’s new feature title, after Hellboy. Jeff Lemire has created characters that are reminiscent of other super hero comic characters but with interesting… Read more →

Audio Cassette Tape

Music for Writing Horror

Sometimes when I write I need a little music to help me set the tone of my story. Some people like to listen to white noise or ocean sounds, but I write stories that are a bit dark. Whale noises and static aren’t going to cut it for me. I like to listen to something heavier and/or a bit ‘off-kilter’.… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

Joe’s Writing Tips: Writer’s Block and How I Destroyed It

I’ve seen some authors claim that writer’s block does not exist. I don’t buy it though. Not one bit. Writer’s block is real and it sucks! There are times when I feel like I’m in a groove. Then there are times when a blank screen stares me in the face, taunting me and my lack of word output. My Solution… Read more →

Oh My Goodness, I’ve Resurrected My Patreon Page!

Well, I’ve gone and done it. I’ve resurrected my Patreon page from the dead! What is Patreon? Patreon is a way to join your favorite creator’s community and pay them for making the stuff you love. Instead of literally throwing money at your screen (trust us, that doesn’t work), you can now pay a few bucks per month. … This… Read more →