We would first like to thank all of you for spreading the word about Dreadful Tales. This week we saw the most traffic ever at the site! It is fantastic being a part of such a wonderful community filled with such amazing people. Thank you, thank you , thank you!
Now, let’s take a look and see what you may have missed this week.
First off, we had two reviews from Colum. He took a look at the very cinematic novella, Amazonas by Alan Peter Ryan. Colum loved the vivid imagery set forth by Ryan and had this to say “after reading the story, it became one of those situations where I had to force myself to remember that all of these images in my head were from a book and not a movie.” Later in the week Colum explored Kealan Patrick Burke’s Offline, which exploits our fear of social media. Colum calls Offline “A great, short, and addictive read, Offline is a fantastic introduction to a brilliant author and his ability to write in many different styles.”
Pat reviewed James Newman’s nasty little chapbook, Revenge Flick!. Pat celebrates Newman’s versatility and says “All of these varying techniques and perspectives add to the overall cinematic flow of the chap and really give credence to the argument that Newman is one of the most talented writers working in the genre.”
Meli offered up a great piece of news regarding one of our all-time favorite authors, Lisa Mannetti. The short film, Bye Bye Sally is an adaptation of Mannetti’s creepy little suspense thriller “Everybody Wins” and was written, produced, and directed by Paul Leyden. We encourage you all to check it out.
Finally we had a HUGE interview with Brian Keene, Mary SanGiovanni and JF Gonzalez. The authors discussed upcoming projects, publishers and their fans. It is a fascinating listen because it plays out in a very casual way. We hope you enjoy it.
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