Coming up in just a few days is out second Friday the 13th this year! So let's rediscover where this all began, shall we? Paraskevidekatriaphobia—do you have it? Well, if you’re irrationally afraid of the natural occurrence of the thirteenth of any given month falling on a Friday, then yes—yes, you do. If so, then you might have a hard time this year, since we’ve got two of … [Read more...] about How Friday the 13th Became a Renowned Superstition
Why are some people afraid of clowns? Or, why is it that the scariest room in your house is usually your basement or attic? That’s some of the terror psychology that our writers want to share with you in our lifestyle section, as we share the unexplainable and scary facts about paranormal experiences.
Enjoy some historical journalism about paranormal hot spots around the world. If it is paranormal and scary, we’re going to cover it. From freaky haunted artifacts to the legendary and tragic family curses, the ancient practices of Voodoo, Santeria and Wicca (the good kind of witchcraft), to possessions, culture and mythology.
Do you have a suggested topic you’d like to see our writers contribute to our blog? Leave us a comment or contact us. We love inspiration from fellow fans of the paranormal. And if you are a writer and want to contribute an article to Puzzle Box Horror, hit us up on the Collaborate page.
It may seem like the spookiest thing about walking into a bookstore these days is how empty it is, with many choosing to swipe away on their Kindle as the shelves of old and rare books collect dust. But that’s nothing compared to the cursed books that have haunted us for centuries. While novels are supposed to bring wisdom and wonder, there are a few books in the world so … [Read more...] about Cursed Books You Should Read at Your Own Risk
Interruptions. They are a part of life but I still haven’t grown accustomed to them. In fact, I hate them so much I stopped taking walk-ins years ago… It was a Tuesday morning and I had just poured a fresh cup of coffee. The aroma was rising in my nose as my computer booted up for the day. I was about to sit down and work on putting the final touches on the first draft of … [Read more...] about The Paranormal Journal of Ezekiel Kincaid Entry 5: James and Alice
We're happy to announce we are done with our first publication "Atlas of Lore - Oregon." In this issue, we have 5 original short horror stories based on Oregon's haunted lore. We are also including the legends behind the stories in the issue along with original art, photography, articles, and a re-release of an H.P Lovecraft classic short story. If you love ghost stories, lore, … [Read more...] about Puzzle Box Horror Presents – Atlas of Lore #1 Oregon.
Richard Thomas is an award-winning author of seven books: three novels—Disintegration and Breaker (Penguin Random House Alibi), as well as Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications); three short story collections—Staring into the Abyss (Kraken Press), Herniated Roots (Snubnose Press), and Tribulations (Cemetery Dance); and one novella in The Soul Standard (Dzanc Books). With … [Read more...] about Interview with Award Winning Author and Teacher Richard Thomas