Tag: writing

An Interview with Author Don Katnik

Don Katnik is the author of the creepy tale “5 O’Clock Shadow” in Dark Moon Digest 17. 1. What was the very first story you ever wrote, and what happened to it? I wrote “The Kid and I” in eighth grade. It was circulated among friends, one whose mother taught […]

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An Interview with Author/Poet Ron Spark

Ron Spark is the author of “The Gold Dollar”, one of the great stories appearing in Dark Moon Digest 17. 1. What was the very first story you ever wrote, and what happened to it? The story was about Santa Claus losing his marbles, and at some point a kid […]

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Organic King by Megan Dorei

I have always been an avid horror addict. Since the tender age of three when my curiosity led me to watch Halloween, horror in any format has always been my go-to when I need to cozy up and escape the world. In my opinion, an hour and a half spent […]

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From Nowhere to Geekdom by James Orr

It was a routine—it was a rut. My younger self, a lanky nineteen-year-old who considered his pastime, his hobby, as going out and getting hammered drunk. I stretched my hangovers into two days, truly giving my liver a beating. I chased girls with my friends, doing it badly, stumbling around […]

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On Stephen King and Accepting Yourself as a Writer by Victorya Chase

Stephen King babysat me when I was young.  Like many kids of ‘a generation,’ I would come home from school, lock the door behind me, turn on the television, and spend the rest of the day sequestered indoors doing homework during commercial breaks.  While there were cartoons to be watched, […]

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Bill Morrow

Bill Morrow is the author of “Legs”, the creepy opening story for Dark Moon Digest 16. 1.  Where do you generally find inspiration and what prompted the story you wrote for Dark Moon Digest? There are spectral antennae sprouting from my brain, which pick up true stories transmitted from an […]

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My Letter to Stephen King by Georgina Morales

The crux of this article is a letter I wrote because I wanted to acknowledge the one man that has influenced me the most in my life with books. I wanted to thank him for touching me in such a special way and for inspiring me to come as far […]

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Prodding the Serpent by George Lea

When I tell people what I write, they are often surprised. “Oh,” the more polite ones respond, “Oh . . . that’s interesting.” The inference, of course, being: “You write that stuff? I didn’t think you’d be into that . . . ” The “stuff” in question being the horrific, […]

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