What's the difference between Gothic horror, horror, and a ghost story? Find out the basics elements of Gothic horror, along with how it compares to ghost stories and the rest of the horror genre.
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!
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
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!
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: 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
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
Children's horror literature is a passion of mine. Some of the best macabre kids books helped introduce me to the world of horror at a young age, and I've always remembered them fondly. In fact, I have a huge collection of children's horror lit that includes books from all over the world. Therefore, it was … Continue reading Byline: These 13 Terrifying Children’s Books Will Still Scare You As An Adult
Have you ever wondered how the Western World altered the Pagan holiday of Samhain and ended up with modern Halloween? This byline of mine at Ranker.com explores what a traditional Samhain looks like, including a ritual bonfire, costumes, apple bobbing and getting drunk. Interested in similar content? Be sure to check out my extensive collection … Continue reading Byline: The Right Way To Celebrate An Authentic Pagan Halloween
Ranker.com's Graveyard Shift recently posted this piece by me about the very real potential consequences of drinking human blood, including an increased risk of contracting multiple diseases, becoming incarcerated and accidentally murdering someone. Check it out to learn about clinical vampirism, the modern vampire lifestyle and the health problems bloodsuckers could end up facing. Are … Continue reading Latest Byline: The Horrifying Consequences of Drinking Human Blood