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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)

HOLLOW HOUSE a Bram Stoker Award® finalist!

My little horror novel, Hollow House has made the final ballot of the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards®! This is going to take a while to sink in, but I feel honoured to be listed amongst some of the best authors … Continue reading

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Method to my madness

Sometimes readers and fellow writers ask me why I write my stories in longhand with pen and paper. “Why don’t you just type it straight into Word on a computer?” For me, it’s simple: in my everyday job, I am … Continue reading

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Hollow House on Preliminary Ballot for Bram Stoker Awards®

So my little haunted house novel, HOLLOW HOUSE has made the preliminary ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards®. While this is just the first hurdle in a long and detailed process, it’s humbling to have my debut novel on this list … Continue reading

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2016 – Year in Review

2016 has been pretty damn good writing-wise. Since January, I’ve had my fifth novella and first novel published, two of my old novellas re-released, a short collection of Halloween stories published, and even a colouring book unleashed upon the unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Loving horror doesn’t mean you’re disturbed

I love to watch, read, write and illustrate everything horror-related – so that must make me mentally disturbed right? According to this ridiculous article yes, I must be. Right now, my front yard is all decked out for Halloween. I … Continue reading

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Write whatever the hell you want

Maybe I’ve limited myself to only writing horror? But honestly, I’ll write whatever the hell I want. My most recent novel Hollow House was a twist on the haunted house tale, but the story was also about how we are a … Continue reading

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The Last Night of October – re-released

Hot on the heels of the release of my first novella, Torment, I’m very excited to announce word that Cemetery Dance Publications in the US just re-released the digital edition of my Halloween themed novella, The Last Night of October. … Continue reading

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Torment re-released!

After five years my very first novella, “Torment” is back in print! This new edition, published by the fine folks at Lycan Valley Press in Canada, contains five black and white internal illustrations by yours truly, and will be available … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Aussie SpecFic writers!

Australian Speculative Fiction is alive and well! For the past couple of weeks, the Australian SpecFic Snapshot Project has been on a mission – to profile as many speculative fiction authors as they can and get them seen by readers … Continue reading

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2016 Snapshot: Greg Chapman

Originally posted on Australian SF Snapshot Project:
Interview by Matthew Summers. Greg Chapman is a horror author and artist from Australia. After joining the Australian Horror Writers Association in 2009, Greg  was selected for its mentor program under the tutelage…

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