TABLE OF CONTENTS / ABOUT FEAR OF THE DARK’S AUTHORS
Daughters of the Night by Adrian Chamberlin Adrian Chamberlin’s works have appeared in Guy N Smith’s Graveyard Rendezvous, Spinetinglers.co.uk, the British Horror Novels Forum and the DF Underground, where he’s a contributing author to the Underground Rising fiction collaboration. His story “Warpigs” was published in John Prescott’s M is for Monster, and Winter Sun appears in Tasmaniac Publication’s sell-out Festive Fear 2: Global Edition. He is a founding member of Dark Continents Publishing and his first novel The Caretakers, a supernatural thriller set in a fictional Cambridge College, was released in 2011. Handyman by Mary A. Turzillo Mary Turzillo’s Nebula-winner, “Mars Is No Place for Children,” and her Analog novel An Old-Fashioned Martian Girl are recommended reading on the International Space Station. She has been a finalist on the British SFA, Pushcart, Stoker, Dwarf Stars, and Rhysling ballots. Her poetry collection Lovers & Killers won the 2013 Elgin Award for Best Collection. Her most recent book is Sweet Poison, Dark Renaissance, 2014, a collaboration with Marge Simon. Mary lives in Berea, Ohio, with her scientist-writer husband Geoffrey Landis. Keeper of the Light by Paul Kane Paul Kane’s genre journalism has appeared in magazines like Fangoria, SFX and Rue Morgue, and he is the author of The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy. His short stories have been collected in Alone (In the Dark), Touching the Flame, FunnyBones and Peripheral Visions, and his novellas include Signs of Life (shortlisted for the British Fantasy Awards 2006), The Lazarus Condition (introduced by Mick Garris, creator of Masters of Horror) and RED (illustrated by Dave ‘MirrorMask’ McKean). His mass market novels Arrowhead, Broken Arrow and Arrowland detail the exploits of a post-apocalyptic Robin Hood, and he is the co-editor of Hellbound Hearts — stories inspired by the Clive Barker novella that spawned Hellraiser. His story “Dead Time” was turned into an episode of the Lionsgate/NBC network show Fear Itself, adapted by Steve Niles (creator of 30 Days of Night) as “New Year’s Day,” and directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (SAW II-IV). Paul also scripted The Opportunity, based on his own short, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. His website, which has featured guest writers such as Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and James Herbert, can be found at www.shadow-writer.co.uk. Don’t miss Paul’s book Shadow Writer available at fine bookstores. The Man in the Rain by Christopher Fowler Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, London. He is the award- winning author of thirty novels and ten short story collections, and author of the popular Bryant & May mysteries. He has fulfilled several schoolboy fantasies, releasing a terrible Christmas pop single, becoming a male model, posing as the villain in a Batman graphic novel, running a night club, appearing in the Pan Books of Horror, and standing in for James Bond. His work divides into black comedy, horror, mystery and tales unclassifiable enough to have publishers tearing their hair out. After living in France and the USA he is now married and lives in King’s Cross, London. Keeping the Dead by Aaron Polson Aaron Polson currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas with his wife and six children. He’s now at full sitcom. To pay the bills, he counsels high school students about post-graduation plans, but he’s still not sure what he wants to be when he grows up. His short fiction has appeared in Shock Totem, Shimmer, Bourbon Penn, and under several unsavory rocks. Rumor has it he prefers ketchup with his beans. You can find more of his work at www.aaronpolson.net. Lullabye of the Grotesque by Jason Muller Jason Muller is currently completing his secondary education at The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. An award-winning collegiate essayist, his work has appeared in The Journal of College Writers, while his fiction has appeared in The Edge of Propinquity, A Fly in Amber, Night Chills, and Stories That Lift. The Doll in the Window by Anne M. Pillsworth Anne M. Pillsworth is a long-time resident of the Providence area, Lovecraft country, which informs much of her writing. Her short stories have appeared in Pedestal, Night Terrors, Bellowing Ark, Zahir, Arkham Tales and Mindflights. Her debut novel, Summoned, will be published by Tor Books in June 2014. What She Dreams by Brian D. Mazur Brian D. Mazur’s publishing credits include “Raven and the Darkness” in the 2009 Horror Bound anthology Return of the Raven. In 2012 his short story “Home Coming” was published in Wicked East Press’ Behind Locked Doors and in the same year, from Jaletta Celgg & Frances Pauli, the anthology Wandering Weeds: Tale of Rabid Vegetation, a dark fantasy influenced “Oh, Dark Tumbleweed” was published. Halloween of 2013, from Sekhmet Press, Wrapped in Red: 13 Tales of Vampiric Horror is his short “Shattering Glass.” Also released on Halloween 2013, from Diabolic Publications, another vampire tale “Dumaine” published in Dying to Live. Brian can be found on Facebook at BDMazurAuthor and on Twitter BDMazur. Spy Glass Hill by Lisa Mannetti Lisa Mannetti’s debut novel, The Gentling Box, garnered a Bram Stoker Award and she has since been nominated three times for the award in both the short and long fiction categories (“1925: A Fall River Halloween” and Dissolution). Her story, “Everybody Wins,” was made into a short film, Bye-Bye Sally, by director Paul Leyden starring Malin Ackerman. Recent short stories include “Corruption” in Nightscapes Volume 1 and “The Hunger Artist” in Zippered Flesh II which is currently nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.  She has also authored The New Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, two companion novellas in Deathwatch, a macabre gag book, 51 Fiendish Ways to Leave your Lover, as well as non-fiction books, and numerous articles and short stories in newspapers, magazines and anthologies. Forthcoming works include additional short stories and a novella about Houdini, The Box Jumper. She is currently working on two paranormal novels, tentatively titled Spy Glass Hill and The Everest Hauntings. Lisa lives in New York. Visit her author website, www.lisamannetti.com, and her virtual haunted house, www.thechanceryhouse.com. Crack O’Doom by Angel McCoy Angel Leigh McCoy is a narrative designer at ArenaNet, where she writes for the Living Story project in the massively multiplayer online roleplaying game environment of Guild Wars 2. In her spare time, she writes short fiction and has had some success as both a fiction writer and editor. She produces the fiction podcast at WilyWriters.com and most recently co- edited Deep Cuts: Mayhem, Menace, and Misery, a horror anthology. She lives in a cozy commune of cats in Seattle. Learn more at www.AngelMcCoy.com. SFWA & HWA active member. A Distinctive Curiosity by Dave Ingalls Dave Ingalls’ written work has appeared in FATE, Aberrations, Nightmares, Outer Darkness, Autopsy, Black Petals, Horror Bound, Country Discoveries, The Storyteller, Worcester Magazine, and local newspapers. He’s currently shopping a nasty horror novella called I Have Always Driven a Lexus, and a full-length humor/travel/non-fiction adventure story that he's co- authored, Asleep in Wolves’ Clothing: Las Aventuras de Dos Gringos Gordos en Habana. You can learn more about these—and him—at www.DosGringosGordos.com. Dark Horse by Martin Rose Martin Rose resides in New Jersey where he writes a range of fiction from the fantastic to the macabre. Recent short work appears in anthologies such as Urban Green Man and Handsome Devil. Look for his debut horror novel Bring Me Flesh, I'll Bring Hell in Autumn 2014 from Skyhorse's Talos imprint. More details are available at www.martinrose.org. (To Live, To Die) By Dusk’s Dark Light by Charlie Loudowl Charlie Loudowl was born and raised on the Canadian Great Plains where he developed an appreciation for solitude, an interest in writing, and an attraction to robots, rayguns, zombies, horror, and the weird. He currently lives in the quiet suburbs of Calgary, Alberta with his wife, twin girls, and dog, where he divides his time between writing, painting, and playing music. Loudowl is the author of “The Still Beating Heart,” a short story featured in the Poe-inspired anthology Return of the Raven. Beak Boy by Eric Dimbleby Eric Dimbleby lives (with his wife and three children) and works in Maine. To learn more about his works, visit his website at www.ericdimbleby.com. His newest collection of humorous short stories, called The Fetus Cloud, is now available exclusively on Kindle. Reminiscence by A.D. Spencer A.D. Spencer is a graduate of The University of North Alabama but credits her true education to a teenage love affair with the supernatural. Her speculative short stories can be found in various anthologies and emags. To learn more, visit her blog at busyprocrastinator.blogspot.com.  Nocturnal Visions by Mark Leslie Mark Leslie is a Hamilton area writer and bookseller whose non-fiction examinations of the paranormal include Haunted Hamilton, Spooky Sudbury and Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries. Mark has edited the anthologies Campus Chills, Tesseracts Sixteen: Parnassus Unbound and North of Infinity II and written the 2014 novel I, Death. Mark can be found online at www.markleslie.ca. For Fear of Little Men by Sandra M. Odell Sandra M. Odell is a happily married mother of two boys with special needs, an avid reader, compulsive writer, and rabid chocoholic. She enjoys asking disturbing questions and capturing people’s uncomfortable answers on the page. Her writing credits include publication in Jim Baen’s Universe, audio production in The Drabblecast, and four honorable mentions from the L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest. She is a Clarion 2010 graduate, and associate member of the SFWA. The Closet by Norman L. Rubenstein & Carol Weekes Carol Weekes has written and published fiction, primarily horror, since 1995. A first novel, Walter's Crossing was released in 2007 from Naked Snake Press. This was followed by a 2nd novel, Ouroboros, co-written with Michael Kelly, that saw a 2009 hardcover release from Bloodletting Press, and is currently available as a trade paperback through Dark Regions Press. A short story collection Dead Reflections was released from Journalstone publishing in 2013. Carol continues to write fiction and screenplays. She lives in Eastern Ontario, in a 130-year-old red brick farmhouse, where the construction of more gruesome tales will undoubtedly take place over the years. Norm Rubenstein has co-produced ten stage plays including a thriller, Murder By Misadventure, that enjoyed an extended run upon London’s famed West End, and a world premiere of an A. R. Gurney play, The Fourth Wall, starring George Segal and Betty Buckley, in Chicago. As an author, Norm has had extensive work, including essays, articles, interviews, and book and film reviews appearing in numerous publications, including Cemetery Dance, Dark Scribe, Dark Discoveries, and Shroud Magazines, has written regular columns for Fear Zone and Shroud, and has been a regular reviewer for Horror World, Hellnotes, and the Pod Of Horror podcast. Finders Keepers by Michael F. Fudali Mike Fudali, born on the Ides of October, currently lives in a rural suburb far west of Chicago. He celebrates the victories of life with his patient wife and two highly energetic children. He has had his work appear in Nocturnal Ooze Magazine and an anthology entitled The Psyche Corrupted. In between the demands of his otherwise taxing adult life, he continues to write short stories and has recently tried his hand at acting in independent films. She’s Not There by Brian Wright Brian Wright lives in Wales, which is probably the nicest part of the United Kingdom. He spends part of his days trying to come up with short stories, most of which turn out to be a little bit weird! His other interests include history, rock music and learning Japanese. Somehow he has managed to get one or two of his stories into print magazines like Twisted Tongue and online magazines like The Harrow.
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