Elements of Horror #5: Vampires


In honor of this wonderful annual season – being October, the month of Halloween, scary scares, frightful frights and ghoulish fun that will send waves of goosebumps honking in terror across your skin – I launched a new series of articles called Elements of Horror! In what will probably be the last horror special in this series for 2019, I’ll unpack various characters or elements I used in some of my horror stories – this time, our topic is the dreaded vampires! More

Elements of Horror #4: The Giant Spider Thing


In honor of this wonderful annual season – being October, the month of Halloween, scary scares, frightful frights and ghoulish fun that will send waves of goosebumps honking in terror across your skin – I launched a new series of articles called Elements of Horror – in which I’ll unpack various characters or elements I used in some of my horror stories! This time, our topic is the giant spider thing from “Life Signs“! More

Elements of Horror #3: Haunted Objects


In honor of this wonderful annual season – being October, the month of Halloween, scary scares, frightful frights and ghoulish fun that will send waves of goosebumps honking in terror across your skin – I launched a new series of articles called Elements of Horror – in which I’ll unpack various characters or elements I used in some of my horror stories! This time, our topic is haunted and cursed objects! More

Elements of Horror #2: Ghosts


In honor of this wonderful annual season – being October, the month of Halloween, scary scares, frightful frights and ghoulish fun that will send waves of goosebumps honking in terror across your skin – I launched a new series of articles called Elements of Horror – in which I’ll unpack various characters or elements I used in some of my horror stories! This time, our topic is ghosts – the restless spirits of the dead! More

Elements of Horror #1: Zombies


T’is the season to be scary, fa-la-la-la-la-la! Oh, hi there, friends! Guess what – it’s October – the month of Halloween, scary scares, frightful frights and ghoulish fun that will send waves of goosebumps honking in terror across your skin!

In honor of this wonderful annual season, here’s a new series of articles called Elements of Horrorin which I’ll unpack various characters or elements I used in some of my horror stories! This time, our topic is zombies… the lurching, restless dead! More

FAQ’s Answered #6: What’s So Scary About “Panic!” Anyway?


Today in a series of replies to FAQ (frequently asked questions) sent to me by fans (and sometimes not so much), I answer the question “What’s So Scary About “Panic!” Anyway?“, asked by Fran.

This is a question one of my readers asked me recently, and one that I really don’t mind answering! (Fran, I hope you don’t mind! 😉 I’m not picking on you, I promise!) Anyway, ‘what’s so scary about “Panic!“?’  By that I mean, naturally – my series “Panic! Horror In Space“!

Well, for starters, “Panic!” is a horror series set in space – and space is dark and dangerous, and well, scary! Now, hang on a moment – I know that sounds a little silly if not actually vague – but it’s true! Of course, being set in space is only a tiny part of the whole thing – but a setting can make or break a story – and I think you’d have to go a long way to beat space for its inherent scare factor!

Think about it: A billion things could go wrong out there, and each of them might kill you if they had the chance – radiation, vacuum, micro-meteorites, temperature extremes, asteroids, black holes – equipment failure – and even, as in “Panic!” – the paranormal.

The para-what?

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“Life Signs” – A tale of terror that will make your toes curl!


Life Signs” by Christina Engela: An alien marooned in a ship wrecked on the surface of her long-dead world… A shuttle recovered in deep space that turned out to be the last remnant of a ship that disappeared thirty years earlier… What was it about a mysterious cursed alien artifact that took the lives of those who touched it? Would Stuart Flane, commander of the starship Mercury, be able to sleep that night if he found out? Will you? More

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