Movie Reviews: “As Above, So Below” and “The Autopsy of Jane Doe”

8/10 A concise, effective horror film. Scarlett is after the legendary Philosopher’s Stone, trying to finish what her late father started. When her search brings her to the Paris Catacombs, she and her unlikely group of tunnel-delvers will come face-to-face with their own Hell. Story and Characters The story is straightforward and knows not toContinue reading “Movie Reviews: “As Above, So Below” and “The Autopsy of Jane Doe””

Movie Review: The House of the Devil

3/10 Bland half-premise in need of editing. A young college student needs money and takes a babysitting job for some devil worshipers. That’s it. That’s pretty much all the story you’ll get. I don’t usually deal in spoilers, but sometimes, I make an exception. Story and Characters “Story” is being generous. As is “characters.” TheContinue reading “Movie Review: The House of the Devil”

Book Review: The Shining by Stephen King

8/10 A complex and enjoyable read aimed at perhaps too-wide an audience. I don’t normally include spoilers in my reviews, but given the age and popularity of both the book and film, I see little reason to hold back. The Shining is a story most people know, even if you haven’t read the book orContinue reading “Book Review: The Shining by Stephen King”

(Update) Call for Beta Readers! “Last Light Out”

I’ve extended the time frame to two weeks. It’s only 9k words which can be read in one sitting. Two weeks to read it and leave feedback should be plenty of time. I’m really hoping to get some beta readers. It’s difficult to work without them! Speculative fiction horror story. 9,000 words long. Last LightContinue reading “(Update) Call for Beta Readers! “Last Light Out””

Call for Beta Readers! “Last Light Out”

I am seeking beta readers for a speculative fiction horror story. It’s about 9,000 words long. Last Light Out Tokyo is full of ghosts, and Akiko’s great-grandmother spent decades avoiding the city, hinting at horrible memories. Tragic events lure Akiko down a dark path, and she unwittingly drags her friends along for the ride. NotContinue reading “Call for Beta Readers! “Last Light Out””