Tagged: Horror

Chromium Cindy

Chromium Cindy was originally published in Infernal Ink The salesman tapped his teeth with his pen, faking concentration. Exhaling with a little too much drama, he rose from his chair. ‘Let me see if...

The Peril of Dating Celine

The Peril of Dating Celine was originally published by Weird Mask I bought a pasta machine through an auction website. The seller used the screen-name PastaLover77. The advert mentioned the machine had seen little...

Whores Versus Sex Robots

When the introduction of brothels manned by AI-powered sex robots threaten the profitability of the world’s oldest profession, the street girls decide it’s time to fight for their future and bring the punters back...

The Devil’s Hairball

When Victor Holycross commits an act of heinous sacrilege at the Festival of the Blessed Virgin, he unwittingly instigates a curse which transforms his wife and daughter into the Devil’s hairballs. To seek absolution...

Summoning Satan

When I was a teenager living in a squalid bedsit in London, I perfected a trick to meet young single women. It involved a place once pivotal to social life but now sadly disappearing...

Cemetery Chaos

A recent Tweet from @ChendersHorror hit me like a bullet made from memories. He posted about the Highgate Vampire, a bunch of old tosh which was pushed into the lower levels of folklore by...

Horror and Monsters

All too often, you stumble across horror readers (and writers, bloggers, film makers and other creatives) who are too quick to tell you what is and what is not horror. Woe betide you if...

My issue with horror

Picture the scene: in a North London terraced house, it’s 10.30pm on a Friday night  in 1971. In the main bedroom, the patriarch, the bread winner and staunch defender of the Pope, lies snoring....