Eviction

ABOUT THIS PIECE SkullXBones (in red) was taken in the Kutna Hora Bone Ossuary outside of Prague…it’s a small church with the entire interior decorated in human bones! Lauren shot this B&W image of the skulls and cross-bones that line the doorways, and enhanced it in Photoshop. Purchase for $50 (price is for a signed, matted 8×10 photo not including s/h.) ABOUT THE ARTIST Lauren Curtis, a freelance illustrator and…

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Week 1 Holiday Horror Movie Marathon

Welcome to week 1 of the holiday horror movies reviews. Unfortunately I only have one for you this week. Getting all the other events in place over on the Vamplit Blog, plus finishing up the edits for The Courier are proving time consuming. In fact, there are still two movies waiting for me in the mailbox. At least I’ll have two for you next week. Anyways, here’s the review, which…

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Thoughts of Foul Boys

ABOUT THE ARTIST Neilan Thunblom is a 4th grader at Meadow Point Elementary. He enjoys listening to music, playing on his computer, and playing the piano. He also enjoys taking photographs and drawing pictures of nature. For the above picture, Neilan used the fall leaves to set the background for his dad’s art pieces. The brain piece looks like it comes out of a skull as a Halloween theme. Neilan…

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Holiday Season Horror Movie Marathon List

I’m at it again, this time watching holiday season themed horror movies. I won’t be watching a movie a day thought, instead my intent is to watch as many movies as I can between now and the first of next year. Oh, and my movie selection is not the worst of the worst this time. For this marathon I’ve searched the Internet for lists of Christmas and New Years horror…

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Birds of Sacrifice

This week kicks off the 1st Annual Horrific Visions #FridayFlash on the Vamplit Blog, a collaboration with artists to feature their artwork along with a Friday Flash story written about their pieces by the Vamplit contributors. ARTISTS,YOU CAN STILL SUBMIT YOUR PIECES THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH OVER ON THE VAMPLIT BLOG ON THE HORRIFIC VISIONS #FRIDAYFLASH PAGE Birds of Sacrifice was originally released last month for Tuesday Tales,…

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Week 5 Bad Zombie Movie Marathon Reviews

This is it, folks, the final week of reviews on bad zombie movies. Although I have to say that I enjoyed most of the movies I watched. Don’t forget to drop by the Vamplit Blog to read Gaynor’s reviews and of course mine are over there too. Here are the reviews: Boy Eats Girl is one of those movies I should have sat down and reviewed right away because it’s…

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Secondhand Shoes

I got a little busy and missed posting last week’s costume story for our Halloween theme at the Vamplit Blog. So I’m making up for it by posting two weeks of stories this #fridayflash day. This is another children’s tale for 4 to 5 year old girls for the costume prompt. I wrote it for my young friend Avery. A few months ago I promised to write her a story…

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Week 4 Bad Zombie Movie Marathon Reviews

It’s week 4 of my zombie movie a day marathon with Gaynor Stenson on the Vamplit Blog and this was a bizarre week of different zombie movies. For the most part I enjoyed what I watched. Here are the reviews: The only thing I knew about Johnny Sunshine going in was what I read in the Netflix description, which really leaves out much of what the film is really about.…

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Week 3 Bad Zombie Movie Marathon Reviews

It’s week 3 of my zombie movie a day marathon with Gaynor Stenson on the Vamplit Blog and I haven’t gone crazy yet. Jake and I are still watching our way through some pretty poorly rated movies, and this week we found a few gems and a few stinkers. These reviews are also posted with Gaynor’s over on Vamplit Blog. Beast Within was one of my favorites this week. I…

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Attack of the Killer Pumpkins

“C’mon, they’d do it on jackass.” Kyle stood with his camera in hand; ready to film his latest daredevil stunt creation. He, Ned and Ward were hidden twenty yard inside the cornfield owned by Kyle’s family. Beside them was a three foot pile of stolen pumpkins, some whole, some carved, some smashed. It had taken the three thieves two days and multiple round trips on bicycles to make off with…

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Week 2 Zombie Movie Marathon Reviews

Welcome to week 2 of the zombie movie a day marathon I’ve embarked on for Halloween with Gaynor Stenson on the Vamplit Blog. I’m posting my reviews here and over there with hers every Tuesday. My goal is still to watch the poorest rated zombie films by my streaming video provider, although this week the quality has improve quite a bit. Drop by the Vamplit Blog to read Gaynor’s reviews.…

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Hansel and Gretel Go Trick-or-Treating

This month in the Vamplit Blog our theme is Halloween. Our first prompt is Trick-or-Treat, which inspired me to write a tale for my three nephews and a close friend’s son and daughter. It’s also dedicated to all the greedy little children who come to your door every year and try to take more than their fair share of the candy. There was only one lesson Hansel and Gretel hadn’t…

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