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
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.
We're happy to announce we are almost done with our first publication "Atlas of Lore - Oregon." In this issue, we will 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 … [Read more...] about Puzzle Box Horror Presents – Atlas of Lore #1 Oregon. Coming September 2020
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
The occult, by definition, boils down to an involvement in the supernatural, mystical, or magical beliefs, practices, phenomena. In the sixteenth century, the term occult sciences was used to refer to astrology, alchemy, and natural magic. In the nineteenth century, occultism emerged in France and began to be associated with various esoteric groups therein connected to Éliphas … [Read more...] about The Utterly Wicked Truths About “Dark” Magic
Tell me a bit about yourself and what got you into writing supernatural detective horror? Well, I have loved all things supernatural since I was in elementary school. I remember checking out R.L. Stine books from the library every week, first Goosebumps and then Fear Street. Reading has always been an escape for me and the creepier the story the better. … [Read more...] about Interview with Horror Author Marie Batiste