Category Archives: Book

UNBOXING Our Book — Til Death: Marriage Poems

James Frederick Leach and Janice Leach, AKA Doktor Leech and Elsa L., unbox a very special delivery of their own co-authored collection of poetry titled “‘Til Death: Marriage Poems.” Observe their delight as they get their first glimpse of the … Continue reading

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Michelle Belanger’s Patreon

Doktor Leech supports several creators through Patreon, and one of them is occult researcher and novelist Michelle Belanger. Watch as the Doktor opens the book bonus she sent. As he mentions in this video, his recent favorite title by Michelle … Continue reading

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UNBOXING: Aleister and Adolf

Doktor Leech is thrilled to unbox a new graphic novel by author Douglas Rushkoff and illustrator Michael Oeming!

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Montilee Stormer’s Traveling Moleskine

In this vlog, Doktor Leech opens the Traveling Moleskine, a nifty project for writers spawned by horror writer MontiLee Stormer. MontiLee assembled a list of creative types who each get an opportunity to contribute to the Traveling Moleskine. It’s sort … Continue reading

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Sadist’s Bible Kickstarter

Doktor Leech plays Bible salesman for “The Sadist’s Bible” by Nicole Cushing, specifically for the Kickstarter campaign to produce a printed version of this weird and deliciously transgressive novella. Consider contributing to help make this strange thing real. More information … Continue reading

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Tempest Bradford told me I WILL DIE

I already own more books than I could possibly read in my lifetime–not that this fact slows the rate at which I buy more books, mind you. Perhaps part of my mind is blissfully unaware of my eventual mortality. Perhaps … Continue reading

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“The Heights” — Nerve’s invitation to Wander the Moors

Expect to get your hands dirty if you were lucky enough to score tickets to “The Heights,” the latest production by Nerve, the Detroit based performance company. Nerve productions typically immerse audience members inside the playing space, and their adaptation … Continue reading

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Daily Nightmare Interviewed by Little Red Reviewer

We were delighted to meet the Little Red Reviewer at Context this past fall and excited to be interviewed recently by her. You can read all the details on her blog here. We both had a great time answering her … Continue reading

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TREMENDOUS e-book deal — Subterranean Press Humble Bundle

Subterranean Press publishes gorgeous editions of speculative fiction, and they’re based right here in the Midwest which makes them a special delight to the Midwest Horror Snobs here at the DailyNightmare. To celebrate 20 years of publishing, Subterranean Press is … Continue reading

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More Weird and Wonderful Gift Ideas

Here are a few more suggestions from the denizens of Dailynightmare.com to make your holidays a little brighter. As with our earlier Weird and Wonderful Gift suggestions, the ideas below are fantastic opportunities to show off-the-beaten-path affection for the macabre-lover, … Continue reading

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Weird and Wonderful Gifts: Books and eBooks from ChiZine Publications

If books and ebooks are on your gift lists, hurry over to ChiZine Publications where a Black Friday Sale continues until Monday. With an 80% discount off of ebooks, this is a great opportunity to snap up some gifts for … Continue reading

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Books from Raw Dog Screaming

Dig this haul from Raw Dog Screaming Press! RDSP is a quality publisher of strange literature and they recently ran a deliciously strange promotion: buy one of their titles and get 2 additional books. Those ride-along titles could be books … 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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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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“Inspired by…”?– From Nightmare to Your Submission

We’ve had questions about what we mean that submissions should be “inspired by” an actual nightmare that we’ve posted on the site. Fair question. Lord knows, the words “Inspired by True Events” have caused us to roll our eyes so … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions for the DailyNightmare.com’s Second Anthology

DailyNightmare.com is accepting submissions for its second annual anthology of 100-word prose poems based on any of the 350-plus nightmares currently posted on the site (http://dailynightmare.com/category/nightmares/). Payment will be $10.00 made via PayPal and a .pdf of the final anthology … Continue reading

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The Necronomicon for Kids?

A friend of ours bought this journal for her child. Her child thought the journal was scary. Now it’s ours. Look familiar?

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“The River Through the Trees” by David Peak

Cold? Good. Snowing? Even better. Settle in for a creepy, literate ride through rural Michigan with “The River Through the Trees,” a novella by David Peak (Blood Bound Books, 2013) I’m a sucker for tales set in my home state … Continue reading

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My Xmas Haul – 2012

Christmas is simply a horrible time of the year for me personally, emotionally, even existentially. I survived this one by seeking solace underground to daub some paint and tinker with tools, emerging just long enough to behave monstrously. The expectations … Continue reading

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Review: The Corn Maiden by Joyce Carol Oates

The Corn Maiden and Other Nightmares by Joyce Carol Oates My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this volume on a whim and fell in love. It’s been years, well to be honest, decades since I first read … Continue reading

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