Tag: fiction

Joe Reviews: Come Closer by Sara Gran

Come Closer by Sara Gran – a book review It is time for my review of Come Closer by Sara Gran. Are you ready? Okay. Let’s go. This is another one that I only read due to an upcoming class I’m taking (like Bird Box). And it was a ton of fun. It’s not the sort of stuff I usually… Read more →

Joe Reviews: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

My Thoughts on Bird Box It is time for my review of Bird Box by Josh Malerman. To start things off, I need to let you all know that Bird Box took me a couple tries to get through. On my first attempt, I gave up only a few chapters in. It may have been my mood, but terseness of… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

September 2019 Patreon Preview – Fire and Feathers: Chapter 1

I’ve been talking a lot about this new story I’m working on lately. It started as a short story, but it quickly grew beyond that and is becoming a novel. For September I will be sharing chapter 1 from this new novel which I’m currently calling Fire and Feathers. It is about a woman recently graduated from college trying to… Read more →

Go Towards the Light at the End of the Hall by J. W. Donley

August 2019 Patron Story Preview – Sort of

Okay, so here’s the deal. I don’t have a preview ready yet. I have a draft but it is not yet ready to share. But don’t despair! It will be worth the wait. Trust me. Here’s the gist of the story. A recent college graduate is struggling to pay rent on her portrait studio. She needs to land a paying… Read more →

Woman standing on the ceiling

June 2019 Patron Story Preview – Gustav Floats: Part 1

It is almost June which means I’m about to release a new story for my $3+ patrons. Here is an enticing preview to lure you in. This is the first part of the first story of two which feature a patron of mine. Don’t you want to find out what happens to them? You don’t want to let this one… Read more →

{Book Review} Swift to Chase by Laird Barron

Before we get into this review I need to let you in on a little secret. Are you ready? Here it is. I may be a bit biased when it comes to works by Laird Barron. There is a bit of history behind this bias. I first came across Laird Barron about a decade ago. Up until that point I'd… Read more →

Book Review: Experimental Film – by Gemma Files

I love a horror story with a nice slow burning, bone grinding plot. Some stories attempt this and utterly fail. But some do pull it off, the dread builds layer by layer drawing you deeper and deeper into the glorious bleakness. I just finished reading one such novel that accomplished this task of unstoppable yet addictive horror. It is called… Read more →

Book Review: Brotherhood of the Wheel

So, I just finished reading this very interesting horror novel by R. S. Blecher: The Brotherhood of the Wheel. What’s it about? Well, way back in the olden days, the Knights Templar Order took it upon themselves to protect the peoples traveling the road to Jerusalem. Since than the order has changed and now protects the roads of the modern… Read more →

Halloween Fiction – Girl in the Woods

It’s the absolute best time of year. Halloween! This is the time of year when scary stories flood from every fount and bring me happiness. In celebration of this joyful time I’m adding my own entry to the fount of internet scary stories. It was supposed to be flash fiction (meaning 1000 words or less), but I don’t know if… Read more →

Shadows Chapter 2 Comes out Tomorrow on Patreon

It’s time for me to unleash the next chapter of my current horror novel in progress, Shadows Beneath Us, upon my Patrons. I hope you’re ready and have already signed up to be a Patron. It’s only $2 a month. The Book Shadows Beneath Us is about an heir to a large criminal organization who hears voices he thought he’d… Read more →