I grew up on a lake that was created by flooding abandoned towns, and so we had our share of urban legends about the lake and what lie beneath. When someone on Insta posted about the 2021 movie The Deep House (2021, 1 hour/25mins), I couldn’t resist.
This movie is French-made, but is in English, so no, you won’t be reading subtitles unless you have the CC on.
*MOSTLY SPOILER-FREE – ONLY REFERENCES ARE TO THINGS THAT CAN BE SEEN IN THE TRAILER*
This movie is definitely in my wheelhouse and has echoes of my short story, “Rightfully Mine,” which I wrote back in 2016 and was published in Sanitarium #49 here, in the same year (and although I promise a spoiler-free review, one of the spectral beings totally looks like the woman in my story, at least she does the way I pictured her in my head). I can’t recommend this enough—The Deep House gets high marks for Read the rest of this entry
With all the craziness this year, I haven’t written much. However, “May You Grow Old and Bitter”—penned in March—is now available in LIMN Literary & Arts Journal’s special Halloween Issue. I’m honored the story is alongside a few other specially-selected spooky pieces, among them “The Dying Eye” by Carmen Tudor. Enjoy!
Here is where the issue is located:
If, for some reason, it has moved, here are the permalinks to each piece (including mine):
Poetry: “All Hallows’ Eve” by William Trebell
Fiction: “May You Grow Old and Bitter” by Kristi Petersen Schoonover
Fiction: “Greener” by Andrew Bud Adams
Poetry: “Halloween Sestina” by Martin Elster
Fiction: “The Dying Eye” by Carmen Tudor
Poetry: “Marsha Griggs” by Ron Heacock