October Reading Schedule
To celebrate the audiobook release of Howls From Hell, we will be having a party event on Twitch on Saturday June 26th, 2021, at 2:00 PM EST. We we will have author readings of Howls From Hell stories, games, and giveaways! Attendees will have a chance to win a copy of the Howls From Hell… Continue reading Join Us! HOWLS From Hell Twitch Party on June 26
With the release of HOWL’s debut anthology, Howls From Hell on May 18th, (order now!), HOWL Society would like to showcase the sixteen talented writers featured in Howls From Hell. Each of these writers contributed terrifying tales unique in voice, themes, and idea. No matter the type of horror fan, a reader is sure to… Continue reading Showcasing the Howls From Hell Authors!
Come one, come all, to the Howls From Hell release party on May 18th, 2021 at 7PM EST. This 90-minute event will feature HOWL Society authors reading snippets of their Howls From Hell tales. Along with chills and thrills, attendees will have a chance to win a signed copy of ANOKA by Shane Hawk, a… Continue reading Join Us! HOWLS From Hell Release Party on May 18
by @drthoss Have you ever looked into the mirror for too long? Not at a mirror, you understand. No. Into it. Into it so far that you, like Alice trembling before the rabbit hole, teeter on the edge of all that you know, and just as you want to look away, you see what you… Continue reading The Secret of Ventriloquism by Jon Padgett
by @SemaphoreRaven Picture, if you will, the stereotype of the ‘50s American Housewife. The perfect hair and makeup, the ever-present smile, the look of joy when presented with the newest in cooking and cleaning products. Her house is spotless. She always has dinner hot and ready for her husband when he gets home from work.… Continue reading The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
by @Asenath Ah, incest. The Gothic’s favorite taboo, there from the very beginning. Much like the function of incest in the original Gothic novels, the horror in Pin is less focused on the perverse acts themselves than on the ways in which a young woman is forced to exchange one captor for another. Here, teenage… Continue reading Pin by Andrew Neiderman
Note: HOWL Society (HS abbreviated) is represented here by multiple members. To take part in discussions like this one, talk books, and join an ever growing writer collective, join our Discord. HOWL Society: Phillip Fracassi is the author of award-winning story collection, Behold the Void, 2021’s Beneath the Pale Sky, and his debut novel, Boys… Continue reading HOWL Society Chats with Philip Fracassi
by Christopher O’Halloran For years, society decided that apathy was cool. Cynicism was in, and anyone who dared show enthusiasm was a nerd. We lauded figures like Happy Days’s Fonzie, Fight Club’s Tyler Durden, and any character played by James Dean, Steve McQueen, or John Wayne. If you cared about anything or anyone, you had… Continue reading Spotlight from Hell: A Look at Grady Hendrix
Beware! A new book of unbelievable horror is on the horizon! A book about the most terrifying of creatures: CATS! J.W. Donley unleashes Cats of the Pacific Northwest on the world Tuesday, July 20th, 2021. “Thanks to Donley, I’ll have to look at my cats with a raised eyebrow from now on. Cats of the… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Cats of the Pacific Northwest by J.W. Donley
by @Joan, curator of HOWL Book Club nominees for October’s “Hideous Experiments” category Storylines stitched together in mad patterns, truth grafted onto fiction, uncanny voices speaking from the shadows — sometimes horror pushes the boundaries of narrative as well as subject matter. The books in this list all have experimental elements or gimmicks that could… Continue reading 6 Horror Novels that Push the Boundaries of Form
by @JennyK, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for October’s “Diet Horror” cateory Horror without the sugar—dark fiction that might not be shelved in the horror section. While I’ve always loved and read horror, I also have loved and read books outside of horror, though I quickly realized most of the “non-horror” books I love… Continue reading 6 Horrors from other Sections of the Bookshop
by @cstephensauthor, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for October’s “Fear Thy Family And Friends” category I’ve always been fascinated by the harm done by those closest to us, those whose betrayals slice the deepest. This category represents a peek into that world, and how our most intimate relationships shape us and sometimes destroy us.… Continue reading 6 Chances to Fear Thy Family And Friends
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