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Meet the Four Men Who Won’t Stay Dead in John C. Foster’s NIGHT ROADS

Last week we released John C. Foster’s Night Roads, the second volume of his Libros de Inferno trilogy. The first volume, Dead Men, was published in 2015 to much critical acclaim, receiving a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Night Roads follows the events of Dead Men with a strong spotlight on Hoodoo Girl, who is easiest the […]

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Choke Me, Clown Daddy: Exploring Pennywise Smut

by Max Booth III I’ve been thinking a lot about having sex with Pennywise lately, and I’m not the only one. Believe it or not, but there are hordes of folks out there thirsty for that special clown daddy we all know and love. And, considering you’re reading this on […]

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September is Childhood Cancer Month

In January 2011, I heard the dreaded words no parent ever wants to hear: “Your child has cancer.” The thoughts that go through your mind on hearing such a statement are so terrifying, they are worse than any horror story you will ever read. Along the initial dread, you feel […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The Jaffe

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. There are likely to be more than a handful of Clive Barker’s creations in this series. The man’s tendency to create entities that exist and operate outside the bounds of tradition or proscription; entities that are as […]

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Beautiful Beasts: Hannibal Lecter

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. What? You don’t think Hannibal qualifies because he’s essentially human? That somewhat begs the question as to how we define “monster” in this instance and what they express for us. All monsters are essentially human, at their […]

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Shared Universes in Horror

by Jay Wilburn I’ve always loved shared universe stories as a young reader in sci-fi and fantasy. The Thieves World books were some of my favorites. They were set in the same fantasy, sword-and-sorcery city and each author in the anthologies added onto the world and characters as they went. […]

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Who is Chopping the Heads off Geese?

We recently released Jeremiah Israel’s Live On No Evil, a horror novel perfect for that weird conspiracy theorist who lives down the street from you. Imagine a mashup of Donnie Darko and American Gods, and you might start having an idea of what to expect. Below we’ve shared the first chapter. Take a test-drive […]

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Beautiful Beasts: The Pale Man

by George Lea This is an ongoing series. Read the other articles here. Trying to select a specimen of monstrous beauty from Guillermo del Toro’s various bestiaries is a little like trying to pick a favourite book; all but impossible, as each one is engaging, disturbing and brilliant in its […]

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Do Guys with Shit Jobs Write Better Fiction?

by Jay Wilburn The goal of many writers is to write full time. They want to quit the day job and live in the cabin on acres off the grid (except for Internet of course) and off the millions they make from their zombie wombat steampunk epic fantasy. Who wouldn’t? […]

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The Art of DARK MOON DIGEST Issue #28

Every story published in the physical issues of our magazine is accompanied by an illustration by Editor-in-Chief Lori Michelle. Today, we thought we’d share with you the illustrations found in our latest issue. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, now’s the time! First, here’s the glorious (and, perhaps, depressing) […]

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