Gallery, by Mathew Scaletta

Hie thee hence to read Gallery by Mathew Scaletta, a fasc8inating story I had the great privilege to illustrate over on Lackington’s Magazine!



Alright, so… Three loves. Three and only three, got it? Well, maybe four, if I count myself, but I suppose I wouldn’t be standing here, talking to you, about to do this, if that were true.

Three tragic, Shakespearean loves.

Fairy-tale loves. The Grimm originals, though, not the bowdlerized versions fed to us girls when we’re little.

Wait, scratch all that. Thinking about it now, with us four so far gone on bloom, these loves, they were Dionysian. Wild and hungry.

So, three heart-rending, loins-afire, down-on-your-knees, blood-under-your-fingernails loves.

An honest love. A brotherly love. A bewitching, illogical, life-affirming/destroying love.

The first, Shaun, I met while working at Starbucks. I was his manager. Working the night shift, we’d pop petals and fuck in the storage closet, blooming like hyacinths. We moved in together. We adopted a French bulldog. A boring, predictable, stable, and wonderful love. He introduced me to my…

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Review of In Noctus Sol by Nathan Neuharth

Review of Nathan Neuharth’s novel In Noctus Sol.

Author Ingrid Hall

In noctus sol

Reviewed by Carlton Rolle

Nathan Neuharth is an author of fiction and non-fiction works of various subjects and genres including dadaism, surrealism, esotericism, supernatural horror, fantasy, and autobiographical subjects.  Blurring the line between fiction and reality.

The story revolved around a family living in a haunted house. The family is struggling in multiple areas of life and are trying to make sense of things. Candace is the lady of the house. Whenever talk of ghosts are mentioned, she casually remarks of them and continues whatever task she was doing. Her daughter, Katrina has lived in the house most of her life. She doesn’t really believe in ghosts, but has witnessed eerie things in the house. Katrina had two sons, Karl and Kurtis. Karl is the older of the two boys. They both have seen ghosts in the house and try to keep away from the spirits. Lastly there is Uncle…

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Sights, Sounds And Reading In For your Halloween Delight


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Rebellion Vol. 1 is a compilation lovingly assembled and mastered compilation brought to you by the dedicated and hard working folks at Dark Mother Media. In return for supporting their superlative efforts you get eleven tracks from quite a variety of dark and lovely artists with a beautifully designed pdf booklet with images, lyrics and artist details. I was kindly allowed to slip in an exclusive new tracks from Veil Of Thorns.


1. aeon sable – Visions
2. The Danse Society – Red Light (Shine) (2015 Mix)
3. the Machine in the Garden – Power and Prophecy (Guitarless Mix)
4. Monica Richards – The Bird and The Snake
5. Alchemist Corpse Rite – My Voice In Her Heart
6. Sirène – Chrysanthemum (Raw)
7. The Insight – Drowned
8. Veil of Thorns – Technique Of Desire (Reptile Unit Mix)
9. Red Painted Red – Two
10. Scofferlane – In The Name Of Rebellion
11. Lithos Sarcophagos – The Lost Tribe

About Dark Mother Media:

We listen and read. We review and write. We promote and play. We observe and share. We enjoy all forms of dark media and, when asked, will tell you in detail what we think about various music, games, and webcomics. We are the home of Dark Mother Radio, featuring the best variety of dark alternative, goth, industrial, doom, punk, experimental, darkwave, coldwave, deathrock, and more.

Join Verto Publishing for their month-long celebration of Halloween!

Eyes In The Glass - P. Emerson Williams 2015

Eyes In The Glass – P. Emerson Williams 2015

Gothic Tales of TerrorWith Verto Publishing’s month-long Halloween celebration you shall be treated to serial stories, poems, flash fiction, and artwork from a variety of people. As Verto Publishing so generously bring these creations to chill and delight you, they also published Gothic Tales Of Terror, a wonderful collection of atmospheric and dark tales wherein you can find some of my art.

The Kindle version of Gothic Tales of Terror is now available on Amazon!

Gothic Tales of Terror is a collection of stories and poems about love, tragedy, and the supernatural that scare without gore and envelop you in their dark, eerie mood. If you enjoy classic Victorian gothic horror, you’ll love this collection.

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