About joshsworstnightmare

Josh Schlossberg, author of MALINAE, surveys the dark landscape of today's biological horror fiction.

“Cheesman Park Haunted Tour” with Magpie Paranormal

DHC was lucky enough to go on an endarkening ghost tour of Cheesman Park and its surrounding neighborhoods, considered by nearly all accounts to be the most haunted—and genuinely disturbing—spot in Denver.

Magpie Paranormal presented the two-hour walking tour lead by historian and paranormal specialist Sam Carstens and Karen Magpie. We won’t give too much away—we encourage you to take the tour yourself for only $25—but we’ll share a few tidbits.

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DHC Strikes Again!

Just like bears getting ready to hibernate through the long mountain winter, this month DHC members sated themselves at the Standley Lake Library, sinking their teeth into some of their own horror fiction. Thanks again to librarian–and thriller author!–Sean Eads for the invite.

Meanwhile, our three monthly critique groups—in-person short fiction, virtual short fiction, virtual long fiction–are going strong, and we’ve got at least one new publication on the horizon for DHC’s small press.

Oh, and we’d like to welcome new members–Jason Dry, Sarah Read, Erica Hoffmeister, A.E. Santana, Allison Diekhoff, Sara Martinez, Andrew Padbury, Aaron Small, Charles Wood, and S. Michael Siegal—to the cult…um, we mean, group. If you aren’t already a member, what in HECK are you waiting for?

Finally, we’d wish you all a “happy Halloween,” but here at DHC, the dark festival never ends.

GET SPOOKY WITH DHC – Saturday, Oct. 15 @2 pm, Standley Lake Library, Arvada

With torch and pitchfork, vigilant townsfolk have kept Denver Horror Collective at bay in our lair for years. Sure, once in a while, a few of us have snuck out to horrorize the peaceful countryside. But for the most part, we’ve been hibernating, sustaining ourselves with the offal we’ve scavenged during these lean years of plague.

But now we’re hungry, and we must feed again…

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