NEHW newsletter October 2010

The Epitaph

Journal of the New England Horror Writers (NEHW)

Dan Keohane – Co-Chair
Tracy L. Carbone – Co-Chair
Tim Deal – Director of Publications
Morven Westfield – Webmaster
T.J. May – Director of Events
Jason Harris – Director of Publicity
Tracy L. Carbone – Director of Social Events


Tracy L. Carbone will be signing her middle grade paranormal The Man of Mystery Hill at the following locations in the month of October:

Saturday, October 9, 2010, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at America’s Stonehenge, 105 Haverhill Road, Salem, New Hampshire.

Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Manchester, New Hampshire for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Salem, New Hampshire.

Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Manchester, New Hampshire as part of “Spooky Night”.
Please visit her website,, for more details.

Kristi Petersen Schoonover will be reading and signing copies of Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole at the following places in October:

Sunday, October 24, 2010, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bank Street Coffee House, New Milford, Connecticut.

Saturday, October 30, 2010, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Lumberyard Pub, Redding, CT, as part of their Lady Gaga Halloween Bash (visit


From Deon C. Sanders:

Sanders has a new website,, promoting his work under his name and his pen name, Deno Sandz.

From Robert Heske:

Heske is filming a micro-budget horror film in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, about a brutal home invasion with a supernatural twist. He is building a great filmmaking team and is hoping to have some amazing talent soon. You can follow his process at He is also asking for donations to help fund his film; $1,500 has been donated so far.

From Nathan Wrann:

Independent filmmaker Wrann, who lives in Connecticut, begins production on his short film, The Fall of the House of Usher, this December, with an eye toward making the 2011 Festival Circuit. The film is based on the story of the same name by Edgar Allan Poe. The first images of The Narrator, portrayed by William Beckett, the lead singer of The Academy Is…, were taken in September. These images can be seen and purchased from the film’s website,, where the teaser trailer for the movie is also located. Wrann is posting news about the movie on Facebook, There is also film news on his production company’s website
Wrann is co-founder of Dalton Gang Productions with his wife, Kimberly Dalton. They have produced two Connecticut-based feature films. Their most recent is Burning Inside, which is currently being distributed by Channel Midnight Releasing (

From Stacey Longo:

Longo’s short story “Good Night, Francine” will appear in the anthology Malicious Deviance, edited by Robert Essig, which has a tentative release date of November 2010.
She also has a short story, “Down the Pike”, appearing in Shroud magazine, Issue #11, due out this winter (in the December timeframe).

From Kristi Petersen Schoonover:

Schoonover had several of her short stories accepted to various publications last month.
Her story “Camouflage” will be in the anthology Creepy Things; “Denigrating David” will be in Last Rites Publishing’s Disciples of Poe anthology; “Incident at Dark Acres” will be in the forthcoming issue of The Smoking Poet; and “Doors,” which was recently published in Carpe Articulum Literary Review, was accepted for a feature on the Nil Desperandum fiction audio podcast.

Her flash fiction piece “Shell Game” is now available in the September issue of Eclectic Flash, and an audio presentation of the story has been posted on the magazine’s Voices page. Both are available at

Her book, Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole: Tales from Haunted Disney World will be released October 23, 2010. For more information, visit


From Kristi Petersen Schoonover:

Schoonover has joined the staff at To Write Well ( She will be teaching The Essentials of Paranormal Fiction: Grasping the Ghost Story. The course will last five weeks and cover the key elements of crafting an effective ghost story. This online course begins October 11, 2010, but she will be teaching five more sessions over the course of the coming year; the first one in 2011 starts in February. For information or to sign up, visit

Editor’s Note:

That concludes this issue of the Epitaph!
I am glad to be the new editor of your newsletter. I have a journalism background. I am a freelance reporter for The Norwich Bulletin, out of Norwich, Connecticut. I also write for when I am not working my full time job and taking courses at the University of Connecticut.

– Jason Harris, Editor, the Epitaph: Journal of NEHW
– Stacey Longo, Assistant Editor, the Epitaph: Journal of NEHW

New England Horror Writers (NEHW)

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