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An article was just posted on the Horror Writers Association, posing the question, "Why do you write horror?" I have often been asked this question, usually followed by "...but you seem like such a…Continue
Ann K. Boyer has not received any gifts yet
After twenty-two knocks, Natalie’s knuckles came to rest on the door when the first chime of midnight sounded from the antique grandfather clock. With a sly smile of excitement, she opened the door, blew out the candles, and slammed the door closed again.
“Okay? So, what now?” asked Shelby, unimpressed.
“Now, we light the candles again and wait for him to appear.”
“And he’ll be mine, not yours?” she asked, though it sounded more like an order.
Late Night Caller
The solid thud against the wall jerked Laney from a dream and sent her heart into a wild beating within her ears. Wide-eyed and breathless, she searched the darkness of her bedroom for signs of an intruder.
Within a few seconds, intermittent moans and grunts twisted with the wailing of straining metal, and instantly she knew what, or rather who had woken her. That damn woman who called…Continue
After an hour of battling defiant rage, I left her sulking on her bed with a slam of the door.
Her father and I had caught her red-handed in a lie…again. The punishment: one week of no cell phone, a four-day sentence increase for the repeated offense.
Her father had to work late…again. Thus, I was left to tread into enemy territory alone…again.
DarkFuse has finalized its Horror d’oeuvres releases for October 2013. Each Friday at noon EST a new Horror d’oeuvre will be posted. Check out the lineup:
Before pursuing her passion of writing dark fiction and horror, she spent over ten…Continue