Our Fearful Roots – Southern Gothic Horror

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Dark memories are carried on the scent of roses. 

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A weapon so powerful it could change society forever. #LGBTQ #Dystopia


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Before the legend, a woman lived.

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Small Press Spotlight: Red Cape Publishing

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Welcome to the first post in my ‘Small Press Spotlight’ series where, each post, a different independent publisher will be interviewed. Please spread the word and help our smaller publishers thrive.

Peter talks about what goes into the day to day running of an independent publisher, how Red Cape Publishing goes about finding its authors, the ‘book to audiobook process’ and much more.

I hope everyone enjoys reading about Red Cape as much as I did and that this post might steer you their way next time you have that urge for something creepy. There’s certainly a wide variety on offer, something to please every type of horror reader.

There’s a couple that have caught my eye and I’ll be purchasing a few e-books in the coming days, so look for my reviews on some of these gems in the coming weeks.

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Women in Horror Month

I am honoured to be included.

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February is Women in Horror Month and here is a list of some of the best independent and small press horror books from female writers. Covering a range of sub-genres, there is sure to be something here for any horror fan. Take a look through the list, grab a few books, and maybe discover your new favourite author.

ANN FOX

The Ivory Tower: A Novelette

The Ivory Tower ebook (1)My name is Cynthia Montgomery and I am a fighter. Since the world fell apart, when the dead began to rise, I have searched for my lost love, Vera Lynn. The undead are everywhere, desperate to feed, but I soon learned that those humans who survived can be just as monstrous. I need to make it to safety, to the Ivory Tower, but will it be the paradise that I am looking for? Buy UK and US

Dirges in the Dark: A Novella

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Share-It Saturday: How To Navigate Calibre

Vampires, Crime and Angels...Eclectic Me

Calibre is a fantastic tool, whether you’re a reader or a writer. For readers, it can let you download those awkward file types that don’t fit with your reading device, without having to miss out on a good book. For authors, it can help you convert your word file into a mobi/pdf or various other files, to read yourself for editing, to format and hand to beta/alpha readers.

There is so much it can do, and this post is *hopefully* going to show you how to utilise it properly.

First, you need to download it – Calibre

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Once you have Calibre on your computer, we can get started. Here is the home-interface.

You see that red arrow? That’s what the desktop icon looks like. You’ll see I have it pinned to my taskbar, because it’s just so useful for everything! I use it to convert epubs to mobi, to…

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Scary Stories

Dance of the Butterfly

I have always been fascinated by scary tales, as I suspect are a vast majority of all of you. There seems an allure of the frightening, the unknown, especially in the controlled context of experiencing it as a form of entertainment. I felt the magic of it, the sense not only of something mysterious but also how such even came to be. But none of it ever actually scared me.

Even as a child, when I would read collections of dark folklore and ghost stories, none would scare me. Most of these were intended for children, but I would have presumed some measure of feeling fright. I’m not trying to say I was some incredibly courageous kid. Typically though, the things that scared me came from my own mind, and those generally at night when all was dark and quiet, and I was trying to get to sleep.

I had…

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