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    {Interview} Matt Godfrey, (Narrator Extraordinaire), Chats with Horror After Dark!

    by Matt Godfrey Genres: Contemporary, Dark Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Occult & Supernatural, Psychological Horror   I somehow had the pleasure of getting to know Matt Godfrey and his work through Goodreads and through Valancourt Books. (Click to read our interview with Valancourt.) I don’t remember exactly how we met but since then, I’ve listened to many of Matt’s excellent narrations, the latest of which, Blackwater by Michael McDowell, is a true delight! Since Matt is from Alabama, he was the perfect, logical choice for this book, set near the banks of the Perdido River in Perdido, Alabama. Speaking of Alabama, please join me as I get to know Matt and…

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    {Interview} Valancourt Books Talks To Horror After Dark

    Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Gay Literature, Gothic, Horror, Supernatural, Thriller, Victorian We’re re-posting this interview, since Halloween is almost upon us, and Valancourt has a few exciting new releases, which you’ll find at the bottom of this post! About a year ago a Goodreads friend messaged me to let me know about Valancourt Books. I remember discovering that they had recently published “The Amulet” by Michael McDowell and how excited I was since I had been searching for the book for two years. A few months later and I saw that they were on Goodreads and a wonderful relationship was born. Let me tell you what they do. Valancourt brings books…

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    {Interview} Ronald Malfi on Tour

    by Ronald Malfi Horror After Dark talks with Ronald Malfi Let’s jump right in! HAD– What is the first book you remember reading? R.M.>I remember loving books as a young child, and reading anything I could get my hands on. I was particularly fond of a Sesame Street book where Grover goes to his first day of school. That one sticks out in my head. I also recall liking a book called A Mouse’s Tale, about a mouse who constructs a wooden dragon to fly him to the moon; the illustrations in that book were spectacular. As for my first “adult” novel that left an impact on me, it was Stephen…

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    {Interview} A dreamy chat with Russell James

    by Russell James Published by Samhain Publishing Buy on Amazon Horror After Dark Interview with Russell James, Author of Dreamwalker. {HAD} Tell us a little about yourself.   {Russell} I was raised on Long Island, NY. A shorthand version of my teenage years can be found in my novel Sacrifice, if you leave out the murderous evil spirit. I spent five years flying helicopters in the US Army after college, then went out into the business world. Dreamwalker is my fifth novel with Samhain.   {HAD} What’s the first book you remember reading?   {Russell} My parents taught me to read before kindergarten. The teacher called my mother, all upset, to tell…

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    {Interview} Shock Totem Speaks With Horror After Dark

    by John Boden, K. Allen Wood, Shock Totem Published by Shock Totem Genres: Dark Fiction, Fiction, Horror I  discovered Shock Totem magazine back in 2012, with issue # 4. This issue featured a short story from Lee Thompson, (an author I have since developed a friendly relationship with), a non fiction piece “Bloodstains and Blue Suede Shoes” by John Boden and Simon Marshall-Jones, (as a lover of the Blues, this article resonated with me), and a non fiction story by K. Allen Wood, who is the Editor-in-Chief of Shock Totem Publications. It was also through Shock Totem that I discovered the awesome James Newman, author of The Wicked, an ST…