The Ballad of The Whore-Bug Witch, and Other Strange Matters

July 24, 2016 Mr. Mahlon Jaculus Wunderhorn (MJW) MAJUSCULE MARINA Rumored to be in MAJUSCULE FOREST Suspected to be located in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Dear Mr. MJW, I confess I was surprised to find your letter under my pillow for at least three good reasons: 1) Clearly you had received an Advance-Reader’s Copy (ARC) of Read more about The Ballad of The Whore-Bug Witch, and Other Strange Matters[…]

John F.D. Taff Gives You a Taste of His “Blood”

An excerpt from my novella in the collection I Can Taste the Blood, coming from Grey Matter Press August 23rd, 2016. Pre-orders for I Can Taste the Blood are currently underway at your favorite Amazon store, including the following:  US | UK | Canada | Germany | France. Copies of I Can Taste the Blood are Read more about John F.D. Taff Gives You a Taste of His “Blood”[…]

Is There Something Killing Smalltown, USA?

IS THERE SOMETHING KILLING SMALLTOWN, USA? For centuries, rural towns scattered across the country have fueled the engine that is America. But lately, these communities and their salt-of-the-earth populations have been steadily dying, slowly disappearing over the years to become mere shadows of their previous selves. Might there be something ominous lurking behind the dusty Read more about Is There Something Killing Smalltown, USA?[…]

Why horror takes us where other genres can’t go.

I’ve been dreaming about this book since 2013. That’s when I was first invited to pen a novella inspired by the words “I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD”. Did I have a clue what I wanted to write? Nope. Does that even matter now? Nope. All that matters is that this beautiful book is coming soon. But Read more about Why horror takes us where other genres can’t go.[…]