Happy Hallowe’en – Pumpkins and Dark Fiction

  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…

Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Irish Historical Novelist and Ghost Story Author – Catherine Kullmann

Today I'm delighted to welcome to Unusual Fiction, fellow Irish author; Catherine Kullmann. While Catherine's usual work is in the historical romantic fiction genre, her book of choice for our horror series; The Zombi of Caisteal Dun, falls under the genre of gothic/zombie horror which in one swoop combines two of my favourite horror genres…

It’s October – Let the Horror Fest Begin!

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…