Sydney Leigh’s highlights of World Horror Convention 2014



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 Beautiful, Broken Things Holiday Wrappings anthology/Sekhmet Press Nov 28, 2014 Tricks and Treats Shock Totem 9.5: Holiday Tales of the Macabre and Twisted – Halloween 2014 Nov 11, 2014 Breakthrough Cranial Leakage, Tales from the Grinning Skull, Volume 1/Grinning Skull Press Nov 7, 2014 Beautiful, Broken Things Wrapped in Black anthology/Sekhmet Press Oct 15, 2014 The Costume Party Languishing The Changeling Spooky Halloween Drabbles 2014 Oct 15, 2014 We Were Wolves Massacre Magazine Oct 1, 2014 Contemplating Corners (poem) Widowmakers – James Newman Benefit Anthology Sept 16, 2014 When Darkness Falls, the Light A Forest of Dreams/Fantasy Writers anthology Sept 1, 2014 Reset Microfiction Monday Magazine Aug 18, 2014 Compromise Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes Aug 6, 2014 In the Dark FEAR: Of the Dark anthology/Siren’s Call Publications Jul 14, 2014 Enamored in Darkness (poem) HWA Horror Poetry Showcase e-book Jul 7, 2014 Amber Day (poem) Evidence of Adulation (poem) Eldritch Press online magazine Jun 23, 2014 Let Me Entertain You Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes Jun 23, 2014 Through the Ghostlands Equilibrium Overturned: the Heart of Darkness Awaits/Grey Matter Press anthology Jun 20, 2014 Ramble On Necon E-Books (website/anthology) Jun 12, 2014 (May 2014 Flash Fiction contest) Sacrifices SpeckLit May 31, 2014 Proof of Life Necon E-Books (website/anthology) May 13, 2014 (Apr 2014 Flash Fiction contest) A Room With No View The Sirens Call April 2014/Issue #14 May 9, 2014 Consequences Enter at Your Own Risk: The End is the Beginning/Firbolg Publishing May 6, 2014 Heartwood Vignettes from the End of the World/Apokrupha Apr 25, 2014 Acceptable Endpoint Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Apr 18, 2014 Beginner’s Luck SpeckLit Apr 17, 2014 Necon E-Books flash fiction/horror haiku competition Denouement – Mar 2014 contest/published online Apr 15, 2014 Inevitable as the Incoming Tide (poem) Jamais Vu issue #2/Spring 2014 Apr 8, 2014 Restless (poem) Forever Mine (poem) Servante of Darkness: Poetry Today #10 Apr 1, 2014 Where the Wind Blows Death Awaits anthology/Harren Press Mar 14, 2014 Barb-wire (photo) Frosted Fence (photo) NEAT. issue #3/Winter 2013-2014 Mar 3, 2014 Necon E-Books flash fiction competition Solitary – Jan 2014 contest/published online Feb 14, 2014 The Promise (reprint) Women in Horror issue/Sirens Call e-zine Feb 11, 2014 The Importance of Good Grooming Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Feb 7, 2014 Grampy’s End of the World Prediction Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred Feb 5, 2014 Christmas in the Snow O Little Town of Deathlehem/Grinning Skull Press Dec 24, 2013 Blood and Water Stupefying Stories presents – TWO: the 2nd Annual Stupefying Stories Horror Special published Nov 4, 2013 The Best Costume Ever Moonlight and Roses blog Oct 30, 2013 Black Bird The Best of the Horror Society 2013 published Oct 15, 2013 Pressed Flower Memories Beneath Yellow Roses Winter Wheel-Line Doorway Cellar Door/JWK Fiction anthology published Sept 13, 2013 What We Do For Love 69 Flavors of Paranoia published Sep 1, 2013 The Punishment Death Throes Webzine published Aug 30, 2013 A Thing of Beauty Blood and Roses/Scarlett River Press anthology published Aug 24, 2013 e-book paperback The Lilac Hedge Eulogies II/Horror World anthology published Jul 7, 2013 Harvest of Night Seeds Barnyard Horror/JWK Fiction anthology published Jul 6, 2013 Ice Interstellar Fiction published Jul 1, 2013 Coming of Age Shifters/Hazardous Press anthology published Jun 14, 2013 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 Waterless **(winner of P&E Reader’s Poll Horror Short Story category) Buzzy Mag published May 3, 2013 Skraelings Horrific History/Hazardous Press anthology published Apr 26, 2013 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 From the Depths From Beyond the Grave/Grinning Skull Press anthology published Mar 8, 2013 Safe and Secure The Wicked Library podcast published Jan 17, 2013 Fin Dark Moon Digest Issue #10 published Dec 15, 2012 Neptune Dreams Fear the Abyss/Post Mortem Press anthology published Dec 4, 2012 Zombie Love SNM Horror Magazine published Oct 1, 2012 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 What We Do For Love Kazka Press 713 Flash published Sept 1, 2012 *no longer available on website Eidiss The Ghost IS the Machine/Post Mortem Press published Aug 14, 2012 Blood Holds True Scarlett River Press charity anthology/Scarlet Whispers published May 14, 2012 Cast of Wonders YA podcast/Mar 30, 2012 A Good Harvest Molly's Garden April in Autumn Totally Scary - published in Flashes in the Dark/Feb 21, 2012 Untether'd - published in Stupefying Stories/Jan 2012 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 The Promise - published in New Dawn Fades anthology/Nov 2011 Full of Shadows - published in Flashes in the Dark/Oct 4, 2011 Epiphany (poem) - published in The Pagan Friends/July 31, 2011 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 Shadows - published in Encounters Magazine/Spring 2010

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