writing music


Music to Write Scary Stories To: NTYZ by Silencaeon

For the past few weeks, I've been busting tail on edits for a novella set in my Parted Veil universe. The series pulls heavily on the Dreamlands stories of H.P. Lovecraft as well as Robert Chambers' The King in Yellow. This particular novella is bringing back the characters from the first book in the series, Courting the King in Yellow. It's sort of catching readers up on the activities of those characters, while also exploring how they've been changed by the events of CtKiY. I've talked a lot about some of my favorite writing soundtracks in the past, and my[...]


Music to Write Scary Stories To: CREEPSHOW Soundtrack

The only thing I love more than horror is music. There is not a day in my life that goes by without music. I listen to it constantly. I grew up in the '80s, and I'm still an old school metalhead to this day (I currently co-host a metal podcast called Thrash It Out). I've dabbled in playing guitar and bass over the years, but the closest I've come to any sort of musicianship is creating theme music for my podcasts and book trailers. My lack of musicianship has only made me appreciate music more though, because it's like magic to me. It's something I am so intim[...]