Books

Book Review: Thomas D’Agostino's Haunted Rhode Island
September 2, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Thomas D’Agostino’s Haunted Rhode Island

Fall is my absolute favorite season. The temperature is at a close to perfect level — not so hot and ...

Book Review: Karen Lee Boren's Mother Tongue
August 26, 2015 No Commentby

Book Review: Karen Lee Boren’s Mother Tongue

I’m sure people can spend hours debating what they feel is the most difficult part of writing, and there will ...

Write Like Lovecraft Submissions
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

Write Like Lovecraft Submissions

A number of Motif authors, illustrators and affiliated talents took part in the recent “Write like Lovecraft” contest created by ...

Idol of Thy Open Altar
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

Idol of Thy Open Altar

When the ominous box arrived on my doorstep, I didn’t even notice. I was in the middle of a sale. ...

Forbidden Knowledge
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

Forbidden Knowledge

I. The Plan “Knowledge wants to be free!” The increasingly impassioned assistant professor defended his plan to the chief librarian ...

There but for the Grace
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

There but for the Grace

The crow refused to blink. The dark, hard obsidian of its eyes conveyed an inhuman awareness of its surroundings, acute ...

The Neighbor
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

The Neighbor

It was a Friday at some god awful hour in the morning, when I heard a terrible crash that shook ...

Faces in the Flames
August 21, 2015 No Commentby

Faces in the Flames

The discernible omission of publication pertaining to WaterFire circulated infamously throughout northeast editorial circles. It became frequent water cooler chinwag ...

40 Years Later: Necronomicon Press Still Haunts RI
August 19, 2015 No Commentby

40 Years Later: Necronomicon Press Still Haunts RI

For four days this year, H.P. Lovecraft’s life, literature and 125th birthday will be celebrated at NecronomiCon; however, Lovecraftian groups ...

Alan Moore's Providence Explores the Horror of Reality
August 19, 2015 No Commentby

Alan Moore’s Providence Explores the Horror of Reality

As Providence gears up for NecronomiCon, a semi-annual gathering to celebrate the life and work of one of Rhode Island’s ...