“Advent Reunion” In List of Scariest Ghost Stories

  In time for Halloween — and to promote his Big Book of Ghost Stories — editor Otto Penzler has listed his pick for the fourteen scariest ghost stories. I’m proud to say my own “Advent…

Great Ghosts for Halloween

  As readers of my blog will know, I am a huge ghost story fan.  But I only recently discovered this wonderful series from the British publisher Wordsworth books.  Their Mystery and the Supernatural line includes…

10 Great Spooky Stories

For me, the greatest form for the spooky story is, in fact, the story, the short story.  I know there are exceptions (a recent good one was Joe Hill’s Heart-Shaped Box), but in general I find…