Monthly Archives: June 2014

Chocolate Skull: Life-sized, accurate, delicious

Here’s an off-the-beaten-path present that astonish and surprise even the person who has everything! Black Chocolate Company out of Manchester, English crafts life-sized anatomically correct skulls in four tempting flavors, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, caramel chocolate and chili chocolate. … Continue reading

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#358: Child Vampire

(Male, 30’s) I don’t remember the whole nightmare story, but I remember one awful scene involving a child vampire.

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An Encounter with Horror Writer, Editor, and Digital Soothsayer, Séphera Giron

If I found myself cast in a remake of The Wolf Man, I would hope to find Séphera Giron portraying the traveling fortune teller I encounter in the woods. She would be perfect in this role. In addition to her … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor Book Festival 2014 with David Hayes and Ken MacGregor

The Ann Arbor Book Festival resurrected its Street Fair, and Doktor Leech braved the blinding sunshine to haunt a table shared by fellow HWA members David Hayes and Ken MacGregor. Hayes, shown here arranging some of his many publications for … Continue reading

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How to Haunt Your Home, Part One: Planning

By Michael Cieslak My name is Zed, and I’m a home haunter. I’ve been approached by the Head Nightmarian to discuss the ins and outs of turning your home and/or yard into something terrifying this October. For those unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Nightmare #357: Awful knowledge

(Female, 50’s) I had a dream so awful last night that I haven’t been able to think or talk about it without crying, but you asked me to write it down so here goes. The dream was about carrying around … Continue reading

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Book Launch: An Aberrant Mind by Ken MacGregor

It’s not every day that a local horror fiction writer and colleague launches a new short story collection– but this Saturday is such a day. Ken MacGregor will read from this just-released book, An Aberrant Mind, and sign copies at … Continue reading

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Nightmare #356 – The Child Coffin Merchant

(Male, 50’s) This happened at the end of a much longer dream. My partner and I were walking through a dark area, shadowy streets. There was some element of danger, too. We weren’t alone on these streets and it was … Continue reading

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