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The Beast in the Cave

The Beast in the Cave

A man touring the Mammoth caverns is separated from his guide and his party. He’s in the dark and does not know which way to go. 772 more words


Mysterium Horrendum: Exploring Otto's Concept of the Numinous in Stoker, Machen and Lovecraft

Rudolf Otto

The German theologian Rudolf Otto was born in 1869 in a town called Peine, near Hannover in Prussia. Unfortunately, very little is known about his early life until he began his formal education, so this brief biographical sketch is little more than an overview of his academic CV. 4,255 more words

Arthur Machen

Beneath Still Waters

Forty years after the village of Marienbad was submerged by the building of a dam, an ancient evil threatens to resurface and claim the lands around the still lake. 342 more words


The Chairmaker's Soul - a poem extract

Long gone are the days when poets would write in a formal style.

Spenserian, Petrarchan, Alexandrian- wait, I don’t know if the last one is real! 282 more words


Authors to scare the poo out of you

It’s almost Halloween! Here are some books by some of the most famous horror authors that are guaranteed to make sure you are sufficiently scared in your pants. 169 more words

Wormy Article

The Significance of Dreams -- H.P. Lovecraft

October is for Dreams

Howard Phillips (H.P.) Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction. His major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror — the fact that life is incomprehensible to human minds and the universe is fundamentally alien. 377 more words