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“Smiles,” “Twenty Years Much Later,” and “War”

Smiles I used to love her deep, dark, gothic look her down-with-America temperament the conspiracist I fell in love with but lately she has been…


Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

Matthew Huckabee was a rich man. Not billionaire rich, but a comfortably safe, seven-digit millionaire. When he found out the company bookkeeper…


My Mentor, Death Out Now: Buy it for 33% Off This Weekend Only

Terror House Press is pleased to announce the release of its 11th book: My Mentor, Death by Leslie D. Soule, a collection of over 40 of Soule's best…


In Defence of Howard Phillips Lovecraft

It certainly isn’t particularly fashionable in this day and age of removing statues and flags to defend reprehensible iconography, related peoples…


“In Small Cities or Large Towns,” “When We Were Poor,” and “Rooms Like This”

In Small Cities or Large Towns The world appears more clearly in some places than In others: like the things created step aside And the invisibility…


Black Stains, Part 2

X. There was no trash to take out the following morning, and without the usual knock, Nick woke up several hours later than normal. For all the extra…


“My Favorite Faulkner,” “Honestly,” “Dirty Harry,” and Other Poems

My Favorite Faulkner We’ll meet in Mississippi. Just name the spot. What about Biloxi, Clarksdale, or what would you say to somewhere in…


The Terror of Eversmile Lane

After a long day of spewing hate and fear onto the syndicated airwaves of American broadcast radio, Rush Limbaugh felt hungry. Usually his post-show…


Why to Wet a Bed

"Daddy, I wet the bed again." I was annoyed. She was far too old to still be doing this, and it was not even the first time it had happened this…


Avoiding Heaven

He stared at the back of her head, fearing to look left or right, but also living with the realization that this was the only contact that was…