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A Review in Scream Magazine

I am dreadfully excited to announce that Screams Before Dawn was reviewed in the 52nd issue of Scream magazine! You can check them out here: https://www.screamhorrormag.com/

They wrote, “This anthology comprising of an array of gruesome and entertaining stories hits the sweet spot, making for solid bedtime reading during these dark winter nights.” They called the book, "[...] an engaging page turner with a variety of stories that offer something different each time."

You can also find an ad for the book in the same issue right after their article on the “Halloween” movies. It’s an honor to be featured right next to a headshot of my longtime friend and confidant, Michael Myers.

For those of you in the US, stop by your local Barnes and Noble or Books a Million to check it out! Canadians can find it at Chapters/Indigo stores, and our fiends in the UK can find it at Eason, WH Smith, or Forbidden Planet stores or at any independent Newsagent.

Keep it spooky,

-HvW

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Welcome to 2019.

Tabula Rasa: we begin the year with a fresh start and a clean slate. For me, the turning of the calendar page calls for an inventory of sorts – a meeting with those blasted skeletons hanging in the closet. “New Year’s” is a holiday that always felt like a promise that bit off more than it could chew. For all the firework explosions and kisses at midnight, there’s also a lot of vomit in the street, so to speak. Nonetheless, I like to start my new years with a resolution, and my resolution for 2019 is to spread more cheer! How are we doing on that so far? [insert grin here]

I have to admit that 2018 was good to me. I saw the launch of my book, Screams Before Dawn, and I had the honor of meeting several of my heroes – from Kane Hodder and John Kassir to Nim Vind and Argyle Goolsby. And, in-between all of that, I managed to finally defeat Dracula in CastleVania III, thus ending a 20-year endeavor. But, 2018 wasn’t all accolades; we lost several heroes too – including Anthony Bourdain, the incredible Stan Lee, and J-sin Trioxin of Mister Monster. As we move into 2019, we appreciate where we’ve been while we look ahead to where we’ll go next.

I say cheers, happy new year, and...

Keep it spooky,

-HvW

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