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Ohio Horror Writers News Bites–Summer 2021 Round up!

Your Ohio horror writers have been very busy making the world a scarier place. See what they’ve been up to, all in one place! Tim Waggoner not only won TWO Bram Stoker Awards this year, but also wrote the novelization for Halloween Kills. Learn more about Tim at https://www.timwaggoner.com/ Lucy A Snyder announced that Apocalypse … Continue reading Ohio Horror Writers News Bites–Summer 2021 Round up!

Lucy A. Snyder’s Apocalypse Apocrypha coming fall 2022.

Lucy A. Snyder’s Apocalypse Apocrypha, a visceral story set in the aftermath of the planet’s disastrous transformation and told through the eyes of three women whose lives were upended by a virus that radically alters its victims, will be published by Nightfire in Fall 2022, with another novel to follow! Learn more here:

Tim Waggoner brings home two Bram Stoker Awards

Congratulations to Ohio member Tim Waggoner, who won two 2020 Bram Stoker Awards. Winner, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction, for Writing in the Dark (Guide Dog Books/Raw Dog Screaming Press) And Winner, Superior Achievement in Short Non-Fiction, for “Speaking of Horror” (The Writer magazine). The Horror Writers Association announced the winners on May 22, 2021. Learn … Continue reading Tim Waggoner brings home two Bram Stoker Awards

New short stories from Rami Ungar

Ohio member Rami Ungar’s short story “The Divorce from God” was accepted by The Jewish Book of Horror, which will be released by the Denver Horror Collective this holiday season. Learn more about it here: denverhorror.com. His essay  “The Horror of the Broken Child,” will be appear in House of Stitched magazine’s August issue. Learn … Continue reading New short stories from Rami Ungar

EF Schraeder, author of Liar: Memoirs of a Haunting

Ohio Horror Writers Association member EF Schraeder has been busy around the web. Check out her article, “Unwelcome Survivors: Rooting for Monsters”, a reflection on horror, queer identity, and otherness that traces a horror journey from Vincent Price to final girls; at  Fright Girl Summer here: https://www.frightgirlsummer.com/general-4 Schraeder was also recently interviewed at IndieMuse and Liar: Memoir of … Continue reading EF Schraeder, author of Liar: Memoirs of a Haunting

Author spotlight: John Kachuba

John Kachuba is the award-winning author of twelve books of fiction and nonfiction. His fiction includes two novels: Dark Entry, a paranormal novel, and The Savage Apostle, historical fiction. He has also published a two-volume collection of short stories, titled There Comes a Season, and has written numerous articles and poems for a variety of … Continue reading Author spotlight: John Kachuba

Author Spotlight: Rami Ungar

Rami Ungar knew he wanted to be a writer from the age of five, when he first became exposed to the world of Harry Potter and wanted to create imaginative worlds like Harry’s. As a tween, he fell in love with the works of Anne Rice and Stephen King and, as he was getting too old to … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Rami Ungar

Author Spotlight: Marvin Brown

Marvin Brown is the author of horror novels Jigsaw Man and Covet, as well as the nonfiction work The House the Lord Built. His stories have appeared in Insomnia & Obsession magazine, Dark Lane Anthology, HellBound Books and Year’s Best Hardcore Horror. Marvin lives in Akron, Ohio, with his wife and daughters. Visit his website, www.marvincbrown.com, for book excerpts, blog essays, book reviews and … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Marvin Brown

Author Spotlight: Megan Hart

Megan Hart writes books. Some of them use bad words, but most of the other words are okay. Some of them hit bestseller lists and win awards and some don’t, but that’s the way it goes. She can’t live without music, the internet, or the ocean, but she and soda have achieved an amicable uncoupling. … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Megan Hart


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