Halloween Love

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Something more, something special, personal, community, donations, petitions, and the like related to Halloween, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, or the bizarre.

[Creator Corner]

Bill Rebane and His Shooting Ranch

Gleason, Wisconsin has a population of roughly 200 people and growing up, I was one of them. It’s a town where the family farm still struggles to survive and you have to make the 15-mile trip into the “city” for groceries and school. In short, it’s not an area people generally move to. But a

New Community for Residents of Derry, Maine

Hi Ghouls, Just a quick update to let you know that I’ve started a new subreddit for Derry, Maine. If you either live in Derry or have visited, and have anything interesting to share, please do. It’s a really beautiful and strange town, and I’m thinking of moving there. 🧡 — Thanks, Black

Pre-order the WNUF Halloween Special Sequel Now!

If you never saw the first WNUF Halloween Special, remedy that immediately (or we’ll revoke your Halloween fan card): Watch on Amazon (it was available on Netflix and Shudder previously, but Amazon is the easiest remaining option now) Then, after you finish watching it and inevitably love it, or if you were already a fan

Why I Created Halloween Love in a November

The first time I ever published on Halloween Love was nearly a decade ago now, on November 11th, 2009, and I only registered the halloweenlove.com domain just a few days before that. But, why? Why in November? Why didn’t I create it in the more relevant month of October, that was just one month earlier?

Secret Samhain (like Secret Santa, only for Halloween)

What Submit your mailing address and we’ll randomly assign you a Secret Samhain, and you, as a Secret Samhain for someone else. Then, on October 20th, each Secret Samhain will receive an email with their respective recipient’s info in order to send them a Halloween or horror-themed gift of at least a $20 value. Verification

#SpookyStoryChain No. 1: “Sara’s Best Friend”

“Oh fuck, no, shit, shit…” Sara mumbled to herself, more out of concern for her own safety than for that of the dog she’d just ran over. To be fair, this wasn’t a part of the city you’d want to get out of your car in. A man approached offering help, startling her, and she

Ask for Donations, or Die Trying? $♥️

I have always had super-duper mixed feelings about donations, and have discussed that in the past here on HL. I don’t have an issue with donations, in and of themselves; I’ve happily made donations; I’ve happily accepted donations. It’s the asking or being asked part that gives me a bit of an icky feeling. Until

[Guest Post]

Make it to the Sequel: Horror and the Fight for Survival

I have a dark sense of humor. I once joked that if I woke up in a Saw trap, I wouldn’t play the game… I would just give up. I couldn’t see myself chopping off an arm or putting myself through some other bodily harm in hopes of making it out alive. Then again, I’ve

Let’s Talk About IT: Part II 🎈

Thank you Stephen King and Steven Weber. Thank you for the best storytelling experience, of any medium, I’ve ever had. My face is still dried out with tears as I write this. Thank you Stephen for writing the damn thing of course, and thank you Steven for the 45-hour-long reading! That’s right, I only made

[Guest Post]

Horror and the Communal Experience

What is it about seeing something so scary we have to show it to our friends? Or maybe you’re too scared to see it alone and you have to drag someone along? This is not a new phenomenon, but it’s still a curious one. Depending who you see a horror movie with, it creates a