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About darkscrybe

Two-time international Bram Stoker Award-nominee®*, Greg Chapman is a horror author and artist based in Queensland, Australia. Greg is the author of several novels, novellas and short stories, including his award-nominated debut novel, Hollow House (Omnium Gatherum) and collections, Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Specul8 Publishing) and This Sublime Darkness and Other Dark Stories (Things in the Well Publications). He is also a horror artist and his first graphic novel Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times, (McFarland & Company) written by authors Rocky Wood and Lisa Morton, won the Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel category at the Bram Stoker Awards® in 2013. He is also the current President of the Australasian Horror Writers Association. Greg lives in Rockhampton with his wife and their two daughters. * Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Hollow House (2016) and Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, for “The Book of Last Words” (2019)

Midnight Echo 17

In a few weeks, the Australasian Horror Writers Association will release the latest issue of its magazine, Midnight Echo – issue 17. I’ve had stories and artwork in Midnight Echo before, but this is the first time I’ve had the … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions: Midnight Masquerade & Black Days and Bloody Nights by Greg Chapman

Originally posted on IFWG Publishing Australia:
IFWG Publishing Australia is proud to announce two new dual publications from Bram Stoker Award and Australian Shadows Award nominated author and artist, Greg Chapman, for 2024. MIDNIGHT MASQUERADE and BLACK DAYS AND BLOODY…

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Winning in the time of COVID

Hey all, it’s been a while between newsletters and thankfully that’s mainly due to the fact that I’ve been busy creating comics, book covers, and fiction while dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. We all know how tough it has … Continue reading

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BLEAK PRECISION – A CHAPBOOK So I decided on a whim to release a chapbook with some previously unpublished stories and artwork. Bleak Precision is just a bit of fun on my part, an experiment in direct selling and so … Continue reading

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This Sublime Darkness… by Greg Chapman!

So a little bit of publishing news –  This Sublime Darkness… by Greg Chapman! The fine folks at Things in the Well Publications are going to release a mini collection of some of my stories: Seven DARK STORIES of grief, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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