Horror Scribes

Interview with David McCaffrey, author of the Hellbound novels

This week we welcome David McCaffrey on our blog.  A great horror writer and all round good guy.   Tell us a bit about you and your writing Hi guys. Bit about me… hmmm. Okay, I’m a 40-something heterosexual, piano playing,... Continue Reading →


Horror Scribes’ Top 5 Stephen King novels

  The Stand "Are you afraid?" Glen asked him. He looked at all eight of them. "Are you so afraid of him you don't dare speak his name? Very well, I'll say it for you. His name is Randall Flagg,... Continue Reading →

Déjà vu competition winner

by Chris Wheatley The trail that the killer followed led through the valley floor and on up into the foothills. She had never been here, but the way felt familiar. Her hands and feet guided the four-by-four without thought and... Continue Reading →

Face Your Phobia competition winner

The Light of the Fair by Martin Sturrock The fair came early this year, appearing overnight and bringing with it all the usual rides and attractions – not to mention the countless balloons, tied to every surface, so that the... Continue Reading →

April Ghoul (April’s Ghoul shortlisted entrant)

by E Fox Beware, beware the April Ghoul He’ll be waiting for you when you get to school Don’t be naïve, don’t be a fool Beware, beware the April Ghoul   You’ve heard the rumours, the lies, the jokes The... Continue Reading →

Just a Prank (April’s Ghoul runner up)

by Dean Moses The video ends. I gently guide the cursor and click replay. The screen flickers back to life, dressing my otherwise dark room in a pale glow. “Welcome, peeps!” An energetic man says into a handheld camera. “Lester... Continue Reading →

Hands are Meant for Holding (April’s Ghoul runner up)

by Steven Anderson I’ve never much liked my friends from school, with all their bickering, conniving, and envy. Melissa was jealous of Johnny’s car, Johnny was plotting to steal Alec’s girlfriend, and Alec just wanted to be alone and tie... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Competition Winner

Two Hearts by Morgan Parks I think of the toolbox as your gift, my love. Valentine red and so handy. Stop the hearse, that's the plan. At first, I consider the tacks left over from Great Auntie's upholstery. On second... Continue Reading →

Red XMAS competition winner

An Unknown and Compelling Force by Jade Mitchell December 20 We’ve arrived in Ivdel. It’s good to be off the train. Igor, Zinadia and I have been running to stretch our legs. The others are drinking. Zinadia and I are... Continue Reading →

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