Free Christmas Story: Holly Night

Some of you might have read my novel, The Five Turns of the Wheel. Some of you may have read my short stories ‘The Way of the Mother’ (Fiends in the Furrows anthology) and ‘We Plough the Fields and Scatter’ (Diablolica Britannica) which were set in the world of Five Turns. I am continuing to…

Inferno: Join the Doomed with Daniel R. Robichaud

Daniel R. Robichaud was a successful acceptance from our submission call. His contribution, Doomed to Repeat sits in the Eighth Circle and has some wonderful touches of humour. Infernal Clock: What was the inspiration behind your story? Hell itself is an intriguing concept. It’s either a place of punishment for sin or it is a…

Inferno: Meet the Family with G.A. Miller

G.A. Miller joins us in Circle Nine of the Inferno, with his story, ‘Great-Aunt Grace’. Infernal Clock: What was the inspiration behind your story? When I was approached to take part, I considered what the levels of Hell represented and chose the Ninth because one’s family should provide a welcoming safe haven from the world,…

Inferno: Burn with RJ Meldrum

RJ Meldrum is one of the most prolific short story writers I know over at Horror Tree where he pretty much has his own monthly slot! For Inferno, he has descended into the Eighth Circle with his story, ‘Hellfire’. Infernal Clock: What was the inspiration behind your story? I’ve always been intrigued by the old…

The Art of Dying

In amongst creating Inferno, writing some short stories and NaNoWriMo, I have slowly been gathering together a number of poems. Some have been published on Visual Verse and in one or two other places, a number are new. Poetry is very much a form I enjoy ‘playing’ with. The challenge to create a certain image…

INFERNO: You’re Never Alone with Steve Stred

Steve Stred is one of horror’s nice guys. Super supportive and a terrific writer in his own right, it’s nice to give him his own moment. He joins us in the Inferno in the Seventh Circle, with his story ‘Alone’. Infernal Clock: What was the inspiration behind your story? My story was more about the…

Inferno: In the Fifth with Irene Lofthouse

Irene Lofthouse is a writer introduced to me by Alyson Faye and from the quality of her submission is definitely one to look out for in the future. She joins us in the Fifth Circle with her story, ‘Food for the Gods’. Infernal Clock: What was the inspiration behind your story? A trip to Saltburn-by-the-Sea…