Hex Life: new cover!

There’s a new cover for HEX LIFE: Wicked New Tales of Witchery
Edited by Christopher Golden & Rachel Autumn Deering.

But it still contains stories by:

Theodora Goss
Kat Howard
Angela Slatter
Kelley Armstrong
Sarah Langan
Mary SanGiovanni
Rachel Caine
Jennifer McMahon
Kristin Dearborn
Hillary Monahan
Ania Ahlborn
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Tananarive Due
Amber Benson
Chesya Burke
Helen Marshall
Alma Katsu

In the mail: Gaslight Gothic

This lovely thing arrived yesterday! Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes. My story features Kit Caswell from the novella “Ripper” (which appeared in Stephen Jones’ Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear).

Cloaked in gothic shadows, soaked in blood, darkness descends on the
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S.P. Miskowski: The Worst is Yet to Come

S.P. Miskowski is a recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Her stories have been published in Supernatural Tales, Black Static, Identity Theory, Strange Aeons and Eyedolon Magazine as
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Doungjai Gam: glass slipper dreams, shattered

doungjai gam is the author of glass slipper dreams, shattered (Apokrupha) a collection of flash fiction and prose poetry; and the forthcoming chapbook watch the whole goddamned thing burn (Nightscape Press). Her short fiction and poetry has been published in LampLight, Now
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The Dark Issue 45 – February 2019

The latest issue of The Dark is out in the wild!

There are new stories by Carrie Laben (“The Crying Bride”) and Julia August (“Butterflies and Hurricanes”), and reprints from myself (“The Red Forest”) and Octavia Cade (“The Little Beast”).

And
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How To Be A Writer

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always

So I was supposed to be answering interview questions, but for some reason I wrote this. Everyone’s experience and advice will be different, but this is mine.[1].

 

A writer writes (Thanks, Throw Momma
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Sarah Read: The Bone Weaver’s Orchard

Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Suspended in Dusk, BEHOLD! Oddities Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders, and The Best Horror of the Year
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I forgot this!

Apparently I forgot all about this in May last year (clearly I was too busy aging): The Dark reprinted “The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners“!

It is one of my favourite gothic-y ghost-y tales, and one of my faves in general.
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Also in the mail!

I feel very spoiled when I get gifts in the mail from one of my favourite artists! Thank you, Lorena Carrington!

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In the mail: Inspection

So this arrived last week and I’m almost finished. Josh Malerman hits it out of the park again.

He writes about the cracks where the darkness gets into the world … and the light seeps out.