The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: A Bad Place to Meat

In September, TDS hosted a writing contest that was named after Professor Jon Meyers, The Jon Meyers Dark Humour Prize for Gothic Literature (a.k.a. The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize). Entries were read in October with the winners – selected by Meyers himself – announced on October 31st, just in time for Halloween. The winners were:Continue reading “The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: A Bad Place to Meat”

The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: To Cross a Vampire

In September, TDS hosted a writing contest that was named after Professor Jon Meyers, The Jon Meyers Dark Humour Prize for Gothic Literature (a.k.a. The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize). Entries were read in October with the winners – selected by Meyers himself – announced on October 31st, just in time for Halloween. The winners were:Continue reading “The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: To Cross a Vampire”

The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: Practical Alchemy on a Budget

In September, TDS hosted a writing contest that was named after Professor Jon Meyers, The Jon Meyers Dark Humour Prize for Gothic Literature (a.k.a. The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize). Entries were read in October with the winners – selected by Meyers himself – announced on October 31st, just in time for Halloween. The winners were:Continue reading “The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: Practical Alchemy on a Budget”

The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: Mrs. Pepper’s Ghost

In September, TDS hosted a writing contest that was named after Professor Jon Meyers, The Jon Meyers Dark Humour Prize for Gothic Literature (a.k.a. The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize). Entries were read in October with the winners – selected by Meyers himself – announced on October 31st, just in time for Halloween. The winners were:Continue reading “The Jon Meyers Gothic Prize: Mrs. Pepper’s Ghost”

Reality Meets Fiction: Doppelgängers

by Barry Pirro Almost everyone has heard the term doppelgänger. It’s a German word that means double-walker or double-goer. Basically, a doppelgänger is someone who looks, acts, and sounds exactly like another person. The following creepy tale isn’t fiction. It comes from a paranormal investigation I conducted at a home in Larchmont, New York. TheContinue reading “Reality Meets Fiction: Doppelgängers”

Self-Editing Series: The Different Types of Editing

What is the first thing you need to do once you finish your manuscript? Hint: The answer is not to submit it to all the agents and publishers. Yet. First, congratulate yourself for reaching “The End.” You should always take the time to celebrate that you accomplished something amazing. Second, take some time away fromContinue reading “Self-Editing Series: The Different Types of Editing”

Reality Meets Fiction: Communicating with Spirits

by Barry Pirro Don’t you just love spiral staircases? I know I do. You don’t see many in houses these days apart from the narrow, metal ones that are installed as an afterthought when converting a garage or some other such space into a proper room. But the spiral staircase I was climbing down thisContinue reading “Reality Meets Fiction: Communicating with Spirits”

Finches: A Review

by Kausambi Patra Rating: 💀💀💀💀 Release Date: October 1, 2021 AM Muffaz started writing this concise novel 15 years ago to process a different trauma. She is facing difficulty in accepting that the beloved country of her childhood has changed into a problematic place that is not easy to question. The author deals with intergenerational traumaContinue reading “Finches: A Review”

Reality Meets Fiction: Voodoo Dolls

What do Barnes and Noble, Walmart, and Target have in common? They all sell Voodoo Dolls! And they’re not the only ones. You can buy Voodoo dolls and kits from hundreds of online vendors, and browsing through the many different types of online Voodoo dolls is quite entertaining. There’s the “Mini Office Voodoo Kit” thatContinue reading “Reality Meets Fiction: Voodoo Dolls”

The Creative Nook with Corey Nyhus

by Zachary Shiffman A red-skinned demon. A winged abomination with a curved blade. An insect – wide-eyed and dying – ripped from the pages of Kafka. These are images that can only come from the mind of an artist. I wanted to gain a glimpse into that mind, so I invited Corey Nyhus, an artistContinue reading “The Creative Nook with Corey Nyhus”

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