It's finally arrived. You can't get through a doorway in our house without being brushed by a large felt spider leg or getting skull tinsel in your hair. The skull (cement, not real, I'm ghoulish but not that ghoulish) has been smiling from pride of place on the mantel beneath the black leaf garlands … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en – Pumpkins and Dark Fiction
It really is the most creative time of year for me, in regard to fiction writing. Each year I have fashioned a series of gothic and contemporary horror tales from my fevered imagination, thanks to my addiction to horror films and fiction. This year was no different, but rather than a collection, I have been … Continue reading Spreading the Horror Love – a humorous tale with a gothic twist
We're more than half-way through October and there are only twelve more days until the main event; Hallowe'en, and so today is given over to writer of celtic mythology and extreme dark fiction - author D.J. Doyle. D.J. Doyle was raised by pot-smoking hippies and spent her days worshipping pagan deities in the … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Time to meet author of darkest fiction – D.J. Doyle
Outside the wind howls around the gables of the house and whistles down the chimney. It's the perfect weather for a good ghost story and my next author really knows how to tell one - I'm delighted to welcome back Historical Novelist and ghost story author Pam Lecky. Pam Lecky is an Irish historical … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – getting into the spirit with Historical Novelist, Pam Lecky
On this blustery Autumnal Sunday, it's the perfect weather for curling up by the fireside and opening a volume of chilling tales. So, in keeping with our October Horror Promotion it gives me great pleasure to welcome back to Unusual Fiction - Author and Poet; Joanne Van Leerdam. Joanne is a prolific poet and has … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Welcoming back Poet and Author Joanne Van Leerdam
Today I am over the moon to introduce to Unusual Fiction, a writer whose work is inspired by the beauty and glamour of bygone eras. A lover of all things vintage, whose wonderful website girlinthejitterbugdress.com is an homage to the splendor of the 20's, 30's and 40's (and more). Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Author Tam Francis
Welcome to Unusual Fiction. We’re gearing up for Hallowe’en with the focus, very much on horror fiction with a selection of ghost stories, ghoulish interviews and tasty titbits of terror. It's with great pleasure that I introduce the first of our writers of dark fiction, I'm delighted to welcome back author of sublime Gothic … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Welcoming back Author William Todd
Finally - October blows in, the garden is covered in a layer of dried leaves in a multitude of glorious hues - Autumn, in all her glory. As usual, my thoughts turn to dark tales, ghost stories and all things horror related. I have been scribbling a gothic tale, one that threatens to break out … Continue reading It’s October – Let the Horror Fest Begin!