Beware! Dark Seas Posting Schedule

Welcome to Beware! Dark Seas Halloween showcase, an annual author & artist showcase that features talented creators. Come back each day, the entire month of October for a free scare! Prepare for dark stories, myths & legends, and creepy creations that will make the hair on the nape of your neck stand up straight. If you like what you've read, please comment on or spread the word! Our artists and illustrators have worked very hard and we're delighted you've stopped by. The social media hashtag is #BewareDarkSeas. May the water have mercy on your soul.[...]


Summer of Screams: Untitled (Summer Camp) by Ryan Bartlett

Get the entire story posting schedule here! Scroll to the bottom for a giveaway.   Untitled (Summer Camp) BY Ryan Bartlett   Title: Untitled (Summer Camp) Media: charcoal and pastel      About the Artist Ryan Bartlett is an artist based out of Orange, California who specializes in detailed works done in charcoal and mixed media. Ryan has participated in  previous Pen & Muse writer & artist showcases and you may find them here (The Dark Carnival),  here (12 Days of Christmas), and here (Haunted Hotel). He's been a featured[...]


Haunted Hotel: Thornewood Brides by Michelle Y. Llamas

Welcome to day twelve of the Haunted Hotel Writer and Illustrator showcase! You can find a list of all participants here. Come back each day, the entire month of October for a scare! Today's artwork comes from room #616! Thornewood Brides  Medium:Watercolor and ink  About the Artist Michelle Y. Llamas has written professionally and edited and created content for over ten years. Her published non-fiction can be found in print and online in magazines, peer-reviewed journals and some of the best internet marketing companies. By day, she writes abo[...]


Holiday Book Showcase: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

Welcome to another edition of the Holiday Book Showcase! Have you heard of a young adult novel called The Tragedy Paper? It's written by Elizabeth LaBan and was published this year by Knopf Books. The Tragedy Paper has strong winter themes and is a perfect book to showcase during December.Thankfully the lovely author, Elizabeth LaBan was kind enough to guest post today on the role that winter plays in her book. She also sent me a fantastic excerpt to share with you today! Book Blurb: Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino and a recent transfer to the presti[...]