Chilling Tales for Dark Nights: A Scary Stories Collection

Chilling Tales for Dark Nights Book Series

Several weeks ago, I was contacted by Chilling Tales for Dark Nights—a horror podcast network that has produced audio dramas of several of my ghost stories—and asked to write an exclusive tale for their upcoming printed anthology. This anthology is meant to be a spiritual successor to the old Scary Stories to Tell in the […]

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Swamp Children on Scary Stories Told in the Dark

Scary Stories Told in the Dark Season 2 Episode 5

The latest episode of the Scary Stories Told in the Dark podcast features Swamp Children from the Noctrium Library, along with three other frightening tales by other authors. You need a patron’s account to hear the full episode, including Swamp Children, but you can listen to the first half of the episode for free. Scary […]

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Pages of Dust, Volume 3 Giveaway

Pages of Dust, Volume 3 Book Cover

The Kindle edition of Pages of Dust, Volume III is currently free to download! This sale lasts through Friday, September 22. Volume 3 includes some of the most terrifying stories from The Noctrium Library, including: Unit 319 The Babysitter The Angels of Karkwood Seize this opportunity to add these frightening tales to your personal collection! […]

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Pages of Dust Sale

With the summer heat bearing down, we could all use some chills. So this week, you can get the Kindle editions of the Pages of Dust anthology for just $0.99 each! The sale ends at 11:p.m. on Friday the 16, so hurry! Pages of Dust, Volume 1 Pages of Dust, Volume 2 Pages of Dust, Volume […]

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Blair Witch

What did I love about the original Blair Witch Project? The forest setting. The subtle, urban-legend-style storytelling. The primitive artifacts that had no right to be as creepy as they were. The intensely scary scenes that relied on the unknown. The 2016 sequel shares all of this, except toward the end, where Blair Witch decides […]

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Dark Matter

Dark Matter by Michelle Paver Book Cover

I have discovered the single best setting for a ghost story: winter above the Arctic Circle. Vast, empty, cold, and dark. Michelle Paver’s Dark Matter spends most of its time describing this setting. But don’t worry about getting bored. One moment you’re humming along with beautiful images of water, ice, light, mountains, and sky; then […]

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The Visit

I first saw The Sixth Sense as a teenager, before I had any real interest in horror. That movie disturbed me deeply. The terrifying scenarios and the way they were shot resonated uncannily with my own nightmares. Since then, it’s become popular to condemn Shyamalan’s movies. While I remained a fan longer than most (I […]

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Windows to the Soul on the Simply Scary Podcast

Windows to the Soul on the Simply Scary Podcast

The Simply Scary Podcast has featured another one of my ghost stories! This time, storyteller Otis Jiry performs Windows to the Soul. If you’re tired of waiting for new stories from The Noctrium, check out the Simply Scary podcast. They release new audio performances every week!

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