Sydney Leigh’s highlights of World Horror Convention 2014

 

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Sydney wrote about some of the highlights of this year’s WHC in Portland, Oregon. I made her list along with such wonderful writers as William F. Nolan, Jack Ketchum, Joe McKinney and many others!

Published by: Rose Blackthorn

~Publications~ Beneath the Shadows of the Red-Leafed Maple Our World of Horror anthology/Eldritch Press publishing date TBD From Colorado Putrefying Stories zombie anthology/Stupefying Stories publishing date TBD The Well Tales From the Wild Weird West anthology/Stupefying Stories publishing date TBD Young Love Speculative St. Valentine’s Day Drabbles 2014 publishing date TBD Before the First Day of Winter Twice Upon a Time anthology/The Bearded Scribe Press publishing date TBD A Merry Little Christmas Return to Deathlehem anthology/Grinning Skull Press Dec 23, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Return-Deathlehem-Anthology-Holiday-Horrors-ebook/dp/B00REXTME6/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419987118&sr=1-1 Beautiful, Broken Things Holiday Wrappings anthology/Sekhmet Press Nov 28, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Holiday-Wrappings-Selection-Vampires-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00PJID9G0/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419987118&sr=1-2 Tricks and Treats Shock Totem 9.5: Holiday Tales of the Macabre and Twisted – Halloween 2014 Nov 11, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Shock-Totem-9-5-Holiday-Halloween-ebook/dp/B00PIUKFTI/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419987118&sr=1-3 Breakthrough Cranial Leakage, Tales from the Grinning Skull, Volume 1/Grinning Skull Press Nov 7, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Cranial-Leakage-Tales-Grinning-Skull/dp/0989026965/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419986734&sr=1-4 Beautiful, Broken Things Wrapped in Black anthology/Sekhmet Press Oct 15, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Wrapped-Black-Thirteen-Witches-Occult-ebook/dp/B00OJQHOYG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1413755480&sr=8-1&keywords=wrapped+in+black The Costume Party Languishing The Changeling Spooky Halloween Drabbles 2014 Oct 15, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Spooky-Halloween-Drabbles-2014-Booth-ebook/dp/B00O2A0G9O/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1413755549&sr=1-1&keywords=spooky+halloween+drabbles+2014 We Were Wolves Massacre Magazine Oct 1, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O2D606Y/?tag=booklinnet-20 Contemplating Corners (poem) Widowmakers – James Newman Benefit Anthology Sept 16, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Widowmakers-Anthology-Fiction-Pete-Kahle-ebook/dp/B00NN9G7U2# When Darkness Falls, the Light A Forest of Dreams/Fantasy Writers anthology Sept 1, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Forest-Dreams-Allan-B-Anderson/dp/0957113072/ Reset Microfiction Monday Magazine Aug 18, 2014 http://microfictionmondaymagazine.com/2014/08/18/microfiction-monday-twelfth-edition/ Compromise Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes Aug 6, 2014 http://hellnotes.com/horror-in-a-hundred-compromise-by-rose-blackthorn In the Dark FEAR: Of the Dark anthology/Siren’s Call Publications Jul 14, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/FEAR-Dark-Alex-Woolf-ebook/dp/B00LTXG8QW Enamored in Darkness (poem) HWA Horror Poetry Showcase e-book Jul 7, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/HWA-Poetry-Showcase-Stephanie-Wytovich-ebook/dp/B00LMFFZIE/ref=la_B007D7TYSC_1_8?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1404910557&sr=1-8 Amber Day (poem) Evidence of Adulation (poem) Eldritch Press online magazine Jun 23, 2014 http://www.eldritchpress.com/rose-blackthorn.html Let Me Entertain You Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes Jun 23, 2014 http://hellnotes.com/horror-in-a-hundred-let-me-entertain-you-by-rose-blackthorn Through the Ghostlands Equilibrium Overturned: the Heart of Darkness Awaits/Grey Matter Press anthology Jun 20, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Equilibrium-Overturned-Heart-Darkness-Awaits/dp/1940658217/ Ramble On Necon E-Books (website/anthology) Jun 12, 2014 (May 2014 Flash Fiction contest) http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm Sacrifices SpeckLit May 31, 2014 http://specklit.com/blog/2014/05/31/sacrifices/ Proof of Life Necon E-Books (website/anthology) May 13, 2014 (Apr 2014 Flash Fiction contest) http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm A Room With No View The Sirens Call April 2014/Issue #14 May 9, 2014 http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/ezine.htm Consequences Enter at Your Own Risk: The End is the Beginning/Firbolg Publishing May 6, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Enter-Your-Own-Risk-Beginning-ebook/dp/B00K6G5B5M/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401938571&sr=1-5 Heartwood Vignettes from the End of the World/Apokrupha Apr 25, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Vignettes-End-World-QuickLII-Volume/dp/1497431182/ref=tmm_pap_title_0 Acceptable Endpoint Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Apr 18, 2014 http://hellnotes.com/horror-in-a-hundred-acceptable-endpoint-by-rose-blackthorn Beginner’s Luck SpeckLit Apr 17, 2014 http://specklit.com/blog/2014/04/17/beginners-luck/ Necon E-Books flash fiction/horror haiku competition Denouement – Mar 2014 contest/published online Apr 15, 2014 http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm Inevitable as the Incoming Tide (poem) Jamais Vu issue #2/Spring 2014 Apr 8, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Jamais-Vu-Journal-Strange-Familiar-ebook/dp/B00JKT2JTC/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1402608979&sr=1-7 Restless (poem) Forever Mine (poem) Servante of Darkness: Poetry Today #10 Apr 1, 2014 http://servanteofdarkness.blogspot.com/2014/04/poetry-today-trends-and-traditions-10.html?spref=fb Where the Wind Blows Death Awaits anthology/Harren Press Mar 14, 2014 http://www.amazon.com/Awaits-Scarlett-Nightmare-Jessica-Freeburg-ebook/dp/B00KGPOC6W/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1402608979&sr=1-4 Barb-wire (photo) Frosted Fence (photo) NEAT. issue #3/Winter 2013-2014 Mar 3, 2014 http://neatmag.wordpress.com/issues/ Necon E-Books flash fiction competition Solitary – Jan 2014 contest/published online Feb 14, 2014 http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm The Promise (reprint) Women in Horror issue/Sirens Call e-zine Feb 11, 2014 http://sirenscallpublications.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/release-the-sirens-call-issue-13-women-in-horror-second-annual-edition/ The Importance of Good Grooming Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Feb 7, 2014 http://hellnotes.com/horror-in-a-hundred-the-importance-of-good-grooming-by-rose-blackthorn Grampy’s End of the World Prediction Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Feb 5, 2014 http://hellnotes.com/horror-in-a-hundred-grampys-end-of-the-world-prediction-by-rose-blackthorn Christmas in the Snow O Little Town of Deathlehem/Grinning Skull Press Dec 24, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Little-Town-Deathlehem-Catherine-Grant-ebook/dp/B00HHI05PS/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388196637&sr=1-1 Blood and Water Stupefying Stories presents – TWO: the 2nd Annual Stupefying Stories Horror Special published Nov 4, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/TWO-Stupefying-Stories-STUPEFYING-PRESENTS-ebook/dp/B00GFCQOLQ/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388196637&sr=1-3 The Best Costume Ever Moonlight and Roses blog Oct 30, 2013 https://roseblackthorn.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/the-best-costume-ever/ Black Bird The Best of the Horror Society 2013 published Oct 15, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Society-2013-ebook/dp/B00G7YANDC/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388196598&sr=1-4 Pressed Flower Memories Beneath Yellow Roses Winter Wheel-Line Doorway Cellar Door/JWK Fiction anthology published Sept 13, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Cellar-Door-Beauty-Terror-Volume/dp/0615874975/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1379263833&sr=1-1 What We Do For Love 69 Flavors of Paranoia published Sep 1, 2013 http://69fop.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=481:what-we-do-for-love&catid=119:dinner-is-served&Itemid=633 The Punishment Death Throes Webzine published Aug 30, 2013 http://deaththroes.net/The_Punishment.php A Thing of Beauty Blood and Roses/Scarlett River Press anthology published Aug 24, 2013 https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/350121 e-book http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Roses-Roy-C-Booth/dp/1496083385/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_16?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1407820864&sr=1-16 paperback The Lilac Hedge Eulogies II/Horror World anthology published Jul 7, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Eulogies-II-Cellar-Christopher-Jones/dp/0979234654/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1374959260&sr=1-1 Harvest of Night Seeds Barnyard Horror/JWK Fiction anthology published Jul 6, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Barnyard-Horror-James-Ward-Kirk/dp/0615844987/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1374959227&sr=1-1&keywords=barnyard+horror Ice Interstellar Fiction published Jul 1, 2013 http://interstellarfiction.com/fiction/ice-by-rose-blackthorn/ http://interstellarfiction.com/nonfiction/contributor-qa/qa-with-rose-blackthorn/ Coming of Age Shifters/Hazardous Press anthology published Jun 14, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Shifters-ebook/dp/B00DDXRD8S/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1371402866&sr=1-1&keywords=shifters+hazardous+press Dog Days Another 100 Horrors/Cruentus Libri Press anthology published Jun 14, 2013 *no longer available No Comfort Books of the Dead Press flash fiction published May 4, 2013 http://www.booksofthedeadpress.com/2013/05/flash-fiction-by-rose-blackthorn.html Waterless **(winner of P&E Reader’s Poll Horror Short Story category) Buzzy Mag published May 3, 2013 http://buzzymag.com/waterless-by-rose-blackthorn/ Skraelings Horrific History/Hazardous Press anthology published Apr 26, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Horrific-History-Robert-Helmbrecht/dp/0615807348/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367011226&sr=1-1&keywords=horrific+history Necon E-Books Best of 2012 Flash Fiction Anthology/published Apr 18, 2013 including the following stories: A Good Year Bard’s Return Weeping Willow Status Update For Some Peace Eloping From Pompeii The Changeling/published Apr 2, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/Necon-E-Books-Flash-Fiction-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00C6NC5ZM/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_30?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1407819772&sr=1-30 From the Depths From Beyond the Grave/Grinning Skull Press anthology published Mar 8, 2013 http://www.amazon.com/From-Beyond-the-Grave-ebook/dp/B00BR0P8O0/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1362772887&sr=1-1&keywords=from+beyond+the+grave Safe and Secure The Wicked Library podcast published Jan 17, 2013 http://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HwGYM3ds Fin Dark Moon Digest Issue #10 published Dec 15, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/098855691X/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=098855691X&linkCode=as2&tag=shadara-20 Neptune Dreams Fear the Abyss/Post Mortem Press anthology published Dec 4, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Fear-Abyss-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/0615732518/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1355608580&sr=1-1 Zombie Love SNM Horror Magazine published Oct 1, 2012 http://www.snmhorrormag.com/snmdarkpoetryon.htm Bacon Rapt The Lost Colony Outside the Locks A Quick Bite of Flesh anthology/Hazardous Press published on Kindle Sept 21, 2012 published on POD Oct 1, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Quick-Bite-Flesh-Anthology-Fiction/dp/0615706584/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1350242519&sr=8-2 What We Do For Love Kazka Press 713 Flash published Sept 1, 2012 http://www.kazkapress.net/ *no longer available on website Eidiss The Ghost IS the Machine/Post Mortem Press published Aug 14, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Machine-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/0615675506/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1345502452&sr=8-2 Blood Holds True Scarlett River Press charity anthology/Scarlet Whispers published May 14, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Scarlet-Whispers-Scarlett-River-Press/dp/0987744224/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1338509431&sr=1-1 Cast of Wonders YA podcast/Mar 30, 2012 A Good Harvest Molly's Garden April in Autumn http://www.castofwonders.org/2012/03/31/ep32-flash-collection-i-by-rose-blackthorn/ Totally Scary - published in Flashes in the Dark/Feb 21, 2012 http://flashesinthedark.com/2012/02/21/totally-scary-by-rose-blackthorn/ Untether'd - published in Stupefying Stories/Jan 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Stupefying-Stories-January-2012-ebook/dp/B006Y04BBY/ref=pd_sim_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2 Necon E-Books flash fiction competition Leaves - Sept competition/Oct 6, 2011 Samhain Festival - Oct competition/Nov 8, 2011 Story Time - Oct competition/exclusive to end of year anthology Languishing - Oct competition/exclusive to end of year anthology Lord of the Dead - Nov competition/Dec 8, 2011 A Different Christmas Tradition - Dec competition/Jan 7, 2012 The Longest Night of the Year - Dec competition/Jan 7, 2012 * all of the above to be included in the 2011 Flash Anthology */published Mar 14, 2012 http://www.amazon.com/Necon-Ebooks-Fiction-Anthology-ebook/dp/B007VIGNYG/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1338509431&sr=1-6 The Promise - published in New Dawn Fades anthology/Nov 2011 http://www.amazon.com/Dawn-Fades-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/061556657X/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1338509431&sr=1-2 Full of Shadows - published in Flashes in the Dark/Oct 4, 2011 http://flashesinthedark.com/2011/10/04/full-of-shadows-by-rose-blackthorn/ Epiphany (poem) - published in The Pagan Friends/July 31, 2011 http://thepaganfriends.wordpress.com/#blackthorn Safe and Secure - published in Absent Willow Review/May 15, 2010 - defunct online webzine The Olwen of the Wynne - published in Realms Magazine/Spring 2010 http://www.amazon.com/Realms-Quarterly-Journal-Fantasy-Fiction/dp/1452845158/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1338509431&sr=1-4 Shadows - published in Encounters Magazine/Spring 2010 http://www.amazon.com/Encounters-Magazine-Black-Matrix-Publishing/dp/1451556934/ref=la_B007D91C3K_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1338509431&sr=1-3

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