A Musical Journey Through the Works of H.P. Lovecraft

I like how in recent years there's been a lot of snafus over who should and shouldn't get a statue. I mean I will always preserve my judgement because I wasn't alive to know the truth behind the legacy of Robert E. Lee or Kate Smith so I don't know what's revisionist history glorifying sentiments … Continue reading A Musical Journey Through the Works of H.P. Lovecraft

Spooky Tales of Supernatural Horrors

Drifting Snow Derleth, August. “Drifting Snow.” The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories, by Alan Ryan, Penguin, 1989, pp. 311-321. Synopsis: Derleth’s The Drifting Snow shows a haunting ordeal of being faced with the unknown and trying to remain ignorant of it. Derleth opens with Aunt Mary scolding Clodetta that the window is to remain undrawn. Her … Continue reading Spooky Tales of Supernatural Horrors

Vampire Tales That Will Leave You Spooked!

The Vampyre Them Twilight Vampires have nothing on my Danny DeVito looking guy, now that's a good looking vamp. Polidori, John “The Vampyre.” The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories, by Alan Ryan, Penguin, 1989, pp. 7-24. Synopsis: John Polidori’s romantic fiction, The Vampyre produces a hellish creature meant to highlight the folly of human mortality. The … Continue reading Vampire Tales That Will Leave You Spooked!

The Mind is a Spooky Place

Jackson, Shirley. “The Beautiful Stranger” Dark Descent, by David G. Hartwell, Grafton Books, 1992, pp. 874-879. Synopsis: When Margaret life is intruded upon by a “beautiful stranger” posing as her husband does she discover how unfortunate her life used to be and still is. John’s wife Margaret and children, Smalljohn and infant daughter wait at the … Continue reading The Mind is a Spooky Place

I’m Scared of What Will Happen Next – Short Story (part 2)

Preface: First off thank you to anyone who liked or decided to read the first part which if you haven't would highly encourage you to start at the beginning. Very grateful of the really good reception to me deviating from the normal content. Can't believe that went up in August.... oh my I really hope … Continue reading I’m Scared of What Will Happen Next – Short Story (part 2)