Author’s Essay and Flash Fiction Published Online

New England Horror Writer member Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s personal essay “The Things That Come Back to You” was chosen as a feature for Half Light Magazine’s debut issue, which is now online at http://halflightmagazine.com. The essay is about search for her father’s “lost” manuscript on Robert Frost. The piece can be read here: http://halflightmagazine.com/2011/02/28/the-things-that-come-back-to-you/
 
Her flash fiction piece “Sandstories,” which is set on a beach in Newport, Rhode Island, was selected as a winner in the Newport Life Magazine (http://www.newportlifemagazine.com/) Inaugural Writing Contest. Winners were published in the March/April 2011 issue. She attended the launch party on Thursday, March 3, at Busker’s on Thames Street in Newport.
 
“Sandstories” is a little over 500 words. It can be read on the Newport Life website here: http://www.newportlifemagazine.com/articles/2011/03/08/current_issue/doc4d6e660e60a45796452857.txt or subscribe here: https://secure.townnews.com/newportlifemagazine.com/subscriber_services/subscribe.php

Author in an Anthology about Evil People

New England Horror Writer member Stacey Longo has a story, “Good Night, Francine” in the new anthology Malicious Deviance published by Library of Horror Press. Here is the Amazon link: http://amzn.to/f5fHT7.

The anthology contains “25 tales of obsession, murder, blasphemy, corruption, death and much, much more. Bad people have stories too. How do socialites really acquire their power? What is the truth about ole St. Nick? Can a woman’s love for her husband’s well-being go too far? Can a man truly manipulate the feeble minded into suicide? Would you like a peek into Hell? Yes, bad people have stories to tell, and you won’t soon forget the evil these 25 tales are laden with …”

Author has Two Stories in March Edition of Online Magazine

New England Horror Writer member Deb Eskie has two stories in the March edition of Deadman’s Tome. It can be downloaded at http://deadmanstome.com/DT032011special.pdf or purchased at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004Q3RL6SShe also has had short stories in online magazines such as Fringe and the 47th edition of Blood Moon Rising.

Author Interviewed by Italian Online Magazine

New England Horror Writer member Dan Keohane has been interviewed by the Italian online magazine/blog Horror Street. The interview was conducted by editor Allesandro Mazetti. It’s in both Italian and English. Check the English interview out at http://postonero.blogspot.com/2011/02/horror-street-interview-with-daniel.html

Author to Appear on ‘Blog Talk Radio’

New England Horror Writer member Kristi Petersen Schoonover, writer of Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole: Tales from Haunted Disney World, will be a guest on Lynda D. Brown’s Author Chat on Blog Talk Radio Saturday, March 26, at 6pm EST/5pm CT. You can listen to it here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lyndabrown/2011/03/19/author-chat-with-lynda-d-brown.

Author Re-releases Collection and Appears in Two Anthologies

New England Horror Writer John Grover has re-released his short story collection,  A Beckoning of Shadows. The collection contains 16 dark tales about those who cannot escape their past and where their shadows confront them with their sins. It is a follow-up to his first collection, Shadow Tales.

The short story collection has an all new cover and an introduction by genre author Jason Brannon. It can be downloaded for Amazon Kindle or purchased in paperback format. Please follow the link for more information: http://amzn.to/ggeojj

Grover also has a story, “Beauty Ritual,” which can be found in the Ante Mortem anthology by Belfire Press (http://belfirepress.com/main/our-titles/ante-mortem/) and his Fantasy story “To Summon the Shadows” appears in the recently released Aurora Rising anthology by Aurora Wolf Literary Journal (http://amzn.to/gsPjFI).

Author Publishes Zombie Novel

The novel, Bay Island, by New England Horror Writer member Matthew Kray is now available through Amazon (http://amzn.to/gIuotP) and Barnes & Noble (http://bit.ly/eot63V). The story centers on a small island off the coast of Maine called Bay Island. Unbeknown to the islanders, a virus has hit the mainland, turning people into zombies. The novel is published by OutSkirts Press (http://www.outskirtspress.com).

NEHW Spring Gathering

Reminder to NEHW members:

The New England Horror Writers’ committee invites you to its Spring gathering at the Salem Beer Works on March 20 at 3p.m. Please contact Tracy at partyperson@newenglandhorror.org to let her know if you are coming or have any questions.

Here is the restaurant’s website: www.beerworks.net/home/index.html

Have fun!

Author Appears on Internet Radio Show to Promote Short Story Collection

New England Horror Writer member
Kristi Petersen Schoonover, author of the short story collection Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole: Tales from Haunted Disney World, has just recorded two interviews with Paranormal, Eh? Radio out of Canada! Part 1 will air tonight, Tuesday, March 15, at 6 p.m.; Part 2 will air on Wednesday, March 16, at 6 p.m.

The Wednesday show will be followed by Rapid-Fire Fan Questions, the show’s newest feature.To listen to the episodes when they air, visit http://www.blogtalkradio.com/paranormaleh/