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    Author Guest Post from J.H. Moncrieff

    I’m the girl who sprints toward the haunted house instead of running away.  That old adage “Write what you know” can be downright dangerous when you write dark fiction.  Venturing inside Hoia Baciu in Romania, often referred to as the world’s most haunted forest, resulted in a blinding migraine and powerful stomach cramps. (The forest tends to have that effect on people, even though extensive scientific testing has found no discernible cause.)  I risked life and limb exploring Poveglia, a deserted island off the coast of Venice that’s infamous for its haunted asylum and its gory history. When retelling the stories of the plague victims buried in mass graves and…

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    {Guest Post} STUART R. BROGAN

    by Stuart R. Brogan The Final Twist by Stuart R Brogan As any ardent, and hard-core fan of a good horror, or thriller novel knows, it’s not only about the sensation of dread portrayed by the author, or the claustrophobic gnawing eating away at our imaginations, but the inevitable sting in the tale that catches us by surprise. It’s the twists and turns within the story arc that make us shudder with anticipation, and make us gasp when the villain is revealed, or the truth uncovered. And that, my friends, is the part I personally love to write. It’s the part that shatters our entire viewpoint regarding the story we…