ESP Spotlight: The Ravening

From the first page, The Ravening pounds the reader with unrelenting suspense and throat tightening horror as a family, caught in the middle of a sweeping plague, fights to stay together and maintain their humanity. With the dead rising and the remnants of society falling to corruption how will they survive?

The Ravening is […]

Gone Zombie: Interview with Web Comic Creator Stephen Thor

In the comic world, people like zombies. That is, people like zombies eating people. I talked with Stephen Thor about his web comic Gone Zombie, an independent comic with a storyline revolving around a religious cult seeking spiritual fulfillment by becoming undead themselves. As the story begins, Kurt is on a search to find his […]

Resident Evil and Survival Horror in Video Games

Let’s fire up the Way Back Machine for this one. Yes, it gets terrible gas mileage, but it’ll be worth the trouble.

Welcome back to 1996…What’s that smell?

The late 1990’s saw the release of plenty of now-classic video games, but one of the most famous was the first Resident Evil game for the upstart […]

The Power of Zombie Literature

Heading into the last days of Survival Horror Month, allow me a comment on a topic that has dominated these pages the last couple weeks—zombies.

Why do we so enjoy the undead reanimating and chomping the hell out of us? Where’s the attraction? Vampires are charming. Werewolves are powerful and savage. And Zombies? Well…they sort […]

Will You Survive?

We don’t usually think of zombies and massive multi-player online games. However, for fans of the that venue, there is now Dead Frontier, set in a world where a zombie plague has destroyed society and you and other poor players are fighting against the inevitable tide of animated corpses.

Is it perfect? No, but […]

How Many Ways Can You Write About Zombies? by Theresa Lucas

I never knew I was a fan of zombie literature until I started reading it as the current wave of zombie-themed fiction started landing on my doorstep. Two of the best books I’ve read in the last two years (Boneshaker by Cherie Priest and The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell) have featured […]

ESP Spotlight:The Spawning

Tim Curran lives in Michigan and has been hard at work for the last several years building an impressive body of work. He is a down-to-earth, hardworking man who has been gaining a faithful following thanks to the the many short stories and novels he’s been belting out for a variety of publishers. Here’s a […]

ESP-Spotlight: Pallid Light

Collaborators Christine Purcell and Stewart Sternberg sat down to share impressions of William Jones’ Pallid Light. Strange things are happening in Temperance, Illinois. Randall Clay, an ex-convict relocated from Chicago, is alone in his apartment when the power shuts down. Outside the sky glows an odd bluish-green as heavy rain and lightning saturate the sky. […]

September: Survival Fiction Month

Cthulhu Month is ending and tomorrow begins a month dedicated to survival horror. We’ll have interviews, reviews, and items of interest for the person seeking a path to the end of the world. We’ll look at survival fiction of the past and where it’s currently trending. We’ll take your comfort level and plant a seed […]

Left For Dead…only Deader.

If you’ve ever played Left 4 Dead, 1 or 2, you know the joy of being smack dab in the middle of a zombie film. I’m pleased to have discovered this goodie from Shawn Rust, available on Youtube. Rust has taken the Left 4 Dead series and given us a little bit of zombie goodness. […]