October, the month of spooky reads. I don’t do well with horror and only read it when a book really interests me. But I have to be in the mood. So instead of talking about super scary reads, I want to highlight my favourite witchy books. All of the include witches, but none of them
Three comfort reads for the bad days. Easy to read, lovely stories, and enchanting worlds by authors Cate Tiernan, Erin Morgenstern and Clive Barker.
I found The Diviners on a shelf at the back of the library. A place where I usually don’t go but will visit now more often. It’s the children’s department, but the young adult section is there as well (still classified as children’s literature). There are also a few shelves that house the foreign language
I often go to book fairs where old, rejected, unsellable books are. They’re cheap and the variety is great. Stephen King will be surrounded by many unknown writers, cookbooks next to science books, books about crafts, children’s books, but most of them are Dutch. The last time there was only one long table of English
A few weeks ago, part of this story came to me. I wanted to write it and publish it on Halloween, because it seemed appropriate. There wasn’t much time left, with everything else going on, but we did it. I wrote it and Raven edited it into a better story. We had fun creating this
There’re countless methods to provoke dread and unease in an audience, but today Raven talks about three key things that unnerve him and why – the things that feel inherently wrong, that get under his skin in all the right ways.
As some of you know, I am currently working on what is technically a horror novel, but has grown into a cross between a ghost story, a spy novel, and psychological thriller. I, Raven, humbly present an excerpt from my upcoming novel: Disjuncture.