Micro-interview: Colleen Anderson

Candle in the Attic Window, an anthology of Gothic horror, is the latest release from Innsmouth Free Press. We are interviewing some of the book’s contributors. Today Colleen Anderson talks about her poem, “Obsessions (or Biting Off More Than One Can Chew)”.

What makes your poem Gothic?

This poem was written for the 2001 World Fantasy CD-ROM. The theme that year was on the Gothic. So, each verse in the poem deals with one of the tropes of Gothic …

IFPMicro-interview: Colleen Anderson

Micro-interview: James S. Dorr

Candle in the Attic Window, an anthology of Gothic horror, is the latest release from Innsmouth Free Press. We are interviewing some of the book’s contributors. Today James S. Dorr talks about his story, “The Victorians”.

What makes your story Gothic?

“Gloom, mystery, and the grotesque” – this, by memory, is part of a definition of Gothic Literature I once ran across. There are other things, too, of course. As for “Victorians”, the elements present include repressed memories and, …

IFPMicro-interview: James S. Dorr

Supernatural Fridays: Micro-Interview: Paul Jessup

Today, we interview one of the writers for our new Gothic anthology, Candle in the Attic Window. Paul Jessup’s (literally) chilling tale, “Stone Dogs”, takes the teen paranormal romance tale, so familiar in shows like The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle, and turns it into something as corrupted as Byron and as bleak as a wintry moor. Pick up a copy and check it out.

IFP: What makes your story Gothic?
PJ: A sense, I think. It …

IFPSupernatural Fridays: Micro-Interview: Paul Jessup

Table of Contents: Candle in the Attic Window

We are very happy to announce that we have a table of contents for Candle in the Attic Window, our anthology of Gothic fiction. The book is set to be released this September, so you have plenty of time to be frightened before Halloween.

The final table of contents includes 27 poems and short stories that take old Gothic tropes – such as haunted mansions, ghosts, curses, and death – and spin them anew for a modern audience.

Without …

IFPTable of Contents: Candle in the Attic Window