Denver Horror Collective Crashes StokerCon!

Denver Horror Collective will be representing the Mile High City at Horror Writers Association’s annual StokerCon from Thursday, May 12 – Sunday, May 15 at the Curtis Hotel in Denver.

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TERROR TUESDAY: Michael Picco

DHC member Michael Picco has published over two-dozen short stories; produced two award-winning collections; and has received numerous accolades for his brand of literary horror which “explores the dark and disturbing recesses of what is possible.”

Pick up his latest collection, CORPSE HONEY: A BANQUET OF GRUESOME TALES on Amazon.

Denver Horror Collective Is Dead

Denver Horror Collective has been ruthlessly spreading the horror since 2017. With over fifty members, not only has DHC become the most dangerous collection of dark scribes in Denver and across Colorado, but throughout the entire Rocky Mountain Region.

Yet during our last Steering Committee meeting, in the midst of all the strife in the world today, we asked ourselves: What the heck are we doing?

Our response to creeping darkness is to pile on MORE of the shadow? Our reflex when we see pain and suffering is to get people to imagine the WORST possible outcomes? What kind of people are we, truly, if this negativity is our contribution to society, to the future of humankind?

So we slept on it, reconvened the next day, and made an unanimous decision: Denver Horror Collective is no more.

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Join the Horror Author Support Chain!

Coming up with an idea. Banging out the first draft. Feedback and critiques. Polishing that second, third, or more drafts. Submitting the manuscript. Rejection. Rejection. Rejection. Despair. Publication!

At long last, your hard work has paid off and you can sit back and reap the well-earned rewards…right? RIGHT?!

Perhaps the most frustrating part of being a horror author isn’t any of the above but getting sales for your book.

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(Re)Join the DHC Cult!

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year: Denver Horror Collective membership renewal!

During 2020 and 2021—the first two years of the pandemic—we gave all existing DHC members a free renewal, but this year we’re asking folks to pay the piper. Or, more specifically, $20 via PayPal (submissions at denverhorror dot com) or Venmo (Denver Horror Collective – @denverhorror) so we can keep this here DHC pirate ship afloat!

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