Gothic Horror Explained: How it’s Different from Standard Horror

Gothic horror shares many elements in common with traditional horror and old-fashioned ghost stories, but it's definitely it's own specific sub-genre. Instead of utilizing lots of gore and a more modern, straight-forward writing approach, Gothic horror concerns itself more with emotions, symbolism, and setting a creepy ambiance. Examples of classic Gothic horror range from Frankenstein and Dracula to The Haunting … Continue reading Gothic Horror Explained: How it’s Different from Standard Horror

Reader’s Choice Award Nominee: Please Vote!

The Haunting of Cabin Green is a Reader's Choice Award Nominee for Best Horror/Suspense Book of 2018. Please vote by clicking here! Comments count as votes, so please leave a comment that says "The Haunting of Cabin Green by April A. Taylor." The site is also giving away a free Kindle and Amazon gift card, if … Continue reading Reader’s Choice Award Nominee: Please Vote!

Latest Review: The Haunting of Cabin Green

The Haunting of Cabin Green was a novel that instantly caught my attention and from the very first page I could tell I was in for a literary treat. Exceptionally written and beautifully descriptive you will find yourself inside the Cabin Green in no time. The author does a wonderful job of pulling you in … Continue reading Latest Review: The Haunting of Cabin Green

Reviews Needed: Your Opinion is Very Important to Me!

The Haunting of Cabin Green has been out for almost three weeks now (where did the time go?). The response in terms of sales and Kindle Unlimited page reads has been astronomical, and I'm so grateful to all of you! Now, it's time to show everyone else what you think about the book. If you … Continue reading Reviews Needed: Your Opinion is Very Important to Me!

The Haunting of Cabin Green is Available Now!

My debut horror novel, The Haunting of Cabin Green: A Modern Gothic Horror Novel, is available now for Kindle. The paperback will be released next month. The book is steadily climbing the charts and is currently in the Top 100 Best Sellers for Ghost Fiction and United States Horror, along with the Top 100 Hot New Releases … Continue reading The Haunting of Cabin Green is Available Now!

‘Vasilisa the Terrible’ is an Amazon Bestseller in Canada

Vasilisa the Terrible: A Baba Yaga Story is currently an Amazon Bestseller in the Canada store! It's been holding steady as a bestseller in multiple categories for several days. Here are the best stats of the week to date: Kindle Store - #33 Kindle Store->Short Stories - #1 Books->Short Stories - #1 Books->Mythology & Folk Tales - … Continue reading ‘Vasilisa the Terrible’ is an Amazon Bestseller in Canada

Horror and Paranormal Mysteries, Photography, and Horror Non-Fiction by April A. Taylor

Welcome to the online home of writer and photographer April A. Taylor. I write everything from light paranormal mysteries to hardcore horror. I also have a line of Dark Art and Fine Art photos that explore the creepy side of life. UPCOMING NOVELS: Missing in Michigan: Alexa Bentley Paranormal Mysteries Book One - (STYLE - … Continue reading Horror and Paranormal Mysteries, Photography, and Horror Non-Fiction by April A. Taylor