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
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 … Continue reading Hallowe’en Horror Tales – Introducing Irish Historical Novelist and Ghost Story Author – Catherine Kullmann
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!
Last week I stumbled upon a short horror feature on my facebook feed. Of course, I immediately clicked into it and quickly discovered the joy and perfect form of the horror short - three to four minutes (pick what time suits) of a miniature story complete with a bump in the night ending. Some were … Continue reading Reanimation of the Writer – How Horror Short Films Jump-Started My Creativity