Author Archives: darkscrybe

About darkscrybe

I am a dark fiction author and artist from Central Queensland, Australia. I've penned four novellas: Torment, The Noctuary, Vaudeville and The Last Night of October. I also illustrated the Bram Stoker Award-winning graphic novel, Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times.

Netherkind – my third novel

I’m proud to announce the news that Omnium Gatherum books will be releasing my third novel, NETHERKIND in May! This is my first foray into urban dark fantasy and is a work I’d dipped into on and off over the … Continue reading

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Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Revisited)

My short story collection, Vaudeville and Other Nightmares was recently re-released with a whole new look! Originally published in 2014 by Black Beacon Books (to whom I will be forever grateful), this new edition by Specul8 Publishing – based in … Continue reading

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December

Hey all, It’s almost Krampusnacht (I mean Christmas)! As Christmas is the perfect time for ghost stories, I thought I’d share this little Christmas-themed piece of flash fiction I wrote, called “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, first published by the … Continue reading

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November

Hi all, and thanks again for reading. There’s been quite a bit happening this past month, so read on and I might even give you a chance to win a digital copy of one of my books! Announcements The biggest … Continue reading

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October

Hello and Happy Halloween! I hope you had a fantastic Halloween because I sure did! Here in Australia, Halloween is starting to take hold. For the past four years my family and I have put a yard haunt display on … Continue reading

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More than monsters

Horror has been much maligned. Regarded as little more than “blood and gore” with no true message. Shock for shock’s sake. This couldn’t be any further than the truth. The horror genre is slowly seeing a resurgence of respect on … Continue reading

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Horror Fiction: A bleak and depressing look at truth

Today’s guest post comes from horror author Greg Chapman, who recently released Pandemonium through the incredible Bloodshot Books. Greg’s essay deals with why his work may considered bleak or depressing and the importance of the truth when it comes to … Continue reading

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