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    The Tragedy Man by Staci Layne Wilson Review

    When his boss was murdered, Cary Bouchard’s life began.  For years, timid Cary toiled away in a cold cubicle. He had dreams, but not the courage to pursue them. That is, until he lost his job and found his fortune in a most unexpected way.  Nothing could have prepared Cary for how his life changes: love, money, and fame come to him all too easily. Soon he’s on TV, signing autographs for legions of fans, in love with a beautiful woman, and buying a Manhattan penthouse. Cary’s newfound confidence and cachet elevates him higher and higher.  But what goes up, must come down. Someone is out for blood. When unspeakable…

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    {Interview}-Tim Curran chats with Horror After Dark

    by Tim Curran Genres: Dark Fiction, Extreme Horror, Fiction, Horror, Thriller    Tim Curran graciously agreed to chat with us about his writing, how he started, what inspired him, and his latest book!  So without further ado: Welcome to Horror After Dark, Mr. Curran! Let’s start with Your Writing.   HAD: When did you discover H.P. Lovecraft and how did that affect you and/or your writing? TIM: I discovered Lovecraft when I was in junior high via a Scholastic book called The Shadow over Innsmouth and other Stories of Horror. Probably a lot of people from my generation did as well. I still have the book. It has a Nosferatu-looking Deep One on the…

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    {Guest Post} On Writing: Choosing the Apocalypse by Nicholas Smith

    by Nicholas Sansbury Smith A few days ago I wrote a blog post about why I think Americans are obsessed with the apocalypse (link here). But I never explained why I am—and I never explained why I choose to write in this genre.   I’ll start with the “ever since I was a kid,” cliché. Because honestly, my fascination with the apocalypse started when I was about 8. There’s no denying the fact my Friday night routine was nerdy. It started with a trip to Toy’s R Us for the newest Star Wars figurine. From there my parents would take me to Great Midwestern Café for a Tuna Salad Croissant. And finally…