Stack of Recommended Horror Books

My Primer for Modern Horror Fiction

All of the time the people say to me: ‘Joe. Your stories are crazy spooky. They’re the bees knees! What else should I check out? I need to know!’ And I always tell them: ‘Well, this and that. These and those. You should read more horror because romance blows.’ Or something like that. (P.S. I’m sure romance doesn’t always ‘blow’,… Read more →

ballpen and journal on desk

The Update – September

Wow, my blogging habit is really dropping off. But I’m okay with that. If only there were another few hours in the day. But enough on that. Let me fill you in on the latest of stuff and things! First, some exciting news. I’ve collected a few rejections on a couple stories recently. But I didn’t let that get me… Read more →

The Prop Skulls

The Update – August 2019

It is time for yet another edition of ‘The Update’! (Cue breaking news music) The Reading First let’s bring up my most recent open mic at the local indie bookstore. Most others who there read their poetry on local nature, memories, and literary fiction. My reading definitely stands out. I read my story involving cats with human faces stapled to… Read more →

Joe Reviews Wounds by Nathan Ballingrud

Joe Reviews: Wounds

Okay. So, you need to read this. Please, if you are into horror you owe it to yourself to experience these stories. These collection sums up what is possible in the modern horror and weird fiction genres. This really among the best fiction I’ve ever read. I’ve not come across horror short fiction this engrossing since reading Clive Barker’s Books… Read more →