• Book Reviews

    Review of Clovenhoof by Heixe Goody and Iain Grant

    I’ve only read a few fantasy comedy books but this is definitely the best one. The main characters are all well developed despite being based on stereotypes so the comedy lines don’t feel forced. There’s also...
    August 15, 2017 1308 0
  • Blogs

    Edge Lit 6 Review

                          Last Saturday I traveled to Derby for the 6th annual summer event that is Edge Lit. A day dedicated to horror, sci-fi and fantasy writing...
    July 19, 2017 1192 0
  • Movie Reviews

    Review Of Triple Six Horror Film Festival

      Last weekend I visited Manchester for the first Triple Six film festival and like with Grimmfest it introduced me to many horror films I wouldn’t have watched otherwise. The focus here was mainly on the...
    May 31, 2017 670 0
  • Horror

    Review of Stephen King’s Shining Miniseries (1997)

      I only heard about this miniseries a few weeks ago and after getting through some of my watch list I decided it was time to take a chance on the show even though I’d heard...
    March 17, 2017 701 0
  • Blogs

    Anne Rice Evaluation

    For Christmas I got Anne Rice’s Wolf Gift, bearing in mind that she is my favourite author I fully expected to enjoy it. But I didn’t. I found the plot and ideas very similar to her...
    February 16, 2017 641 0
  • Book Reviews

    Review of Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

      Werewolves despite being instantly recognisable have relatively few books written about them and very few classics compared to other creatures of the night. Many werewolf books now are romantic or clichéd but not Mongrels. This...
    December 18, 2016 1105 0
  • Horror

    Grimmfest 2016 Saturday Film Review

      Last month I travelled to Manchester for Grimmfest (A indie and classics horror film festival) for  the third year running (for my review of last years see https://www.facebook.com/davidjenkinswriter/posts/176558612681606?comment_id=176574656013335&comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22R%22%7D) As normal I was exposed to many films...
    November 5, 2016 639 0
  • Horror

    Werewolves In Film Today

    Werewolves in films nowadays are seen as a joke or a heartthrob and play strictly second fiddle to vampires and zombies in the monster pecking order.  One reason for this put forward by critic and novelist...
    September 10, 2016 504 0
  • Blogs

    How Fiction Can Scare You

    Have you ever heard people say reading a book isn’t scary? It doesn’t have jump scares, the eerie music or the visuals that a movie has. Well read on and learn the several ways books can...
    September 1, 2016 888 1