Editor’s Choice – You Were the Moon

Ensnared in a world of secret societies, super-soldiers, monsters, and gods, can Mitzi save her heart from one of the most powerful beings in the universe? Mitzi Weinhaus is the talentless daughter of two Munich Kabarett stars. One night, in an underground club that has so far escaped Nazi detection, she meets the enigmatic singerContinue reading “Editor’s Choice – You Were the Moon”

The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman In Black

‘Tis the season for celebrating decorative gourds, sugar, changing seasons, and, of course, monsters. Wear all the punny Halloween costumes you like, but at the end of the day, Halloween is all about turning the ordinary into the monstrous. And many… Source: The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman InContinue reading “The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman In Black”

Mad and Dead: Monstrous Women, Transgressive Sexuality, and Postmodern Paranoia

I have a couple of posts coming up that talk about different aspects of my trip to Transylvania for the International Vampire Film and Arts Festival (IVFAF). For now, please to enjoy the PowerPoint of the paper I presented for the academic conference. I’ll be submitting the full paper for publication. Mad and Dead

SKIN TRADE by Tonia Brown — Out Now!

SKIN TRADE is a historical horror about a young girl who journeys into the zombie-ridden west under the guise of a boy to learn the art of the skin trade–trapping and skinning zombies to sell their hides. Along the way she learns what it takes to pass as a man, what she misses about beingContinue reading “SKIN TRADE by Tonia Brown — Out Now!”

This is Halloween

October is by far my favorite month. I already love fall more than any other season, but October gets to claim the greatest holiday of all–Halloween. I write horror, so none of this is probably very surprising. I still dress up. Since moving to Philly I’ve been a naughty schoolgirl, Jill Valentine (Resident Evil 3:Continue reading “This is Halloween”

A Man Can’t Help His Nature

Last term we read Stephen King’s Misery, which was the first King book I ever read, 25 years ago. I was 10 at the time. (Now you know what’s wrong with me.) Consciously or not, my own work is influenced by Stephen King more than probably any other writer. At some point in my teensContinue reading “A Man Can’t Help His Nature”