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The Artists

Abigail Larson

Abigail Larson‘s whimsical illustrations have been shown throughout the United States, from New York to Los Angeles, as well as internationally in Paris and London. She works with ink, watercolor, and digital media, and has a fondness for all things strange and...

Alex Murd

Alex J. Murd is the head artist at CrazedPixel Independent Comic label, working in tandem with an equally twisted writer. Alex enjoys boxed wine, Faber-Castell pens, long viewings of pornography, and all things music related. Website | Tumbler | Twitter | Facebook...

Jeanette Andromeda

Jeanette Andromeda is an artist, blogger, youtuber, writer, podcaster and filmmaker. When she’s not talking about horror or up to her elbows in paint, she’s often found wandering around in graveyards working on stories, scripts and sketches. Jeanette is the new...

Jon Towers

Jon Towers is an artist, podcaster, and writer, he is the creative mind behind indie comic book company Stigmata Studios. Often referred to as the “Creator Emeritus” of Society 13 and Co-creator the Wicked Library by former Host Nelson W. Pyles, Jon Towers is a modern...

Maddie Von Stark

Maddie Holliday Von Stark is a badass horror fiction writer from the north woods of Wisconsin. She is known for her mad scientist fractal art, Lord Byron – Ed Poe – Lovecraft – Henry Rollins-ish damnable writings. She is the former Art Director of the Wicked Library....

Steven Matiko

Steven Matiko is a talented artist who enjoys horror and dark fiction. Many pieces of his work can be found on the 9th Story Website. Steve is also a musician and his original music is often featured on the 9th Story. Steve frequently creates art for The Wicked...

Tricia Martin

Tricia Martin is a horror artist from Norfolk, VA. who co-owns a production company, Lucid Frame Productions, with her husband Gordon Martin. Tricia sculpts, paints, makes horror themed dolls, and recently illustrated a book titled “Midnight, Me & Bob Macabre”, which...

The Writers

Aaron Vlek

Aaron Vlek is a storyteller who works with the trickster mythos in its role as bringer of delight and proponent of disquieting humors. Some of her (yes, her) stories center around the goings on of the jinn, and of a universal imagining of the Native American...

Austin Muratori

Austin Muratori is a Writer, Filmmaker, Photographer, Musician and cancer survivor from a small town in Michigan. He is an avid reader who also happens to have an addiction to movies and junk food, especially Coca-Cola. He writes poetry, novels, short stories and...

Barbara Jean Savoie

Barbara Jean Savoie is a semi-recent graduate of Emory University. After graduation, not knowing what she wanted to do with her life, she spent a magical six months interning at Walt Disney World. Now, after three years experience writing copy at your grandmother's...

Brooke Warra

Brooke Warra grew up and developed a deep fascination with the macabre in a fishing village in the Pacific Northwest with her very Finnish family. Her work can be found in various horror magazines such as Under The Bed and Sanitarium. Her most recent story, "The...

C. Bryan Brown

C. Bryan Brown is a writer and plunger hater who enjoys the finer things in life. You know, equal rights, expensive whiskey, and sex. He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He’ s been hit in the face with a dirty plunger, run over with his own car, and lived...

Chuck Rackiecz

Chuck Rakiecz is the original "Analog Man," a self-described semi-technophobe who pines for the pre-social media days of yore. He is a retired model builder for the museum exhibit and industrial display industry. Chuck lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife, Sue, and...

Cynthia Lowman

Cynthia Lowman likes her name but goes by Cindy. She is mostly a writer, narrator, and sometimes a web designer in Carmel, Indiana. She is editing her first novel and hopes to defy the odds by getting it published. In case that doesn’t work, she started her second...

Daniel Foytik

Daniel Foytik is the host and producer three podcasts including The Wicked Library and The Lift, which he created and produces with Cynthia Lowman, and can occasionally be heard appearing on a few others. Daniel is storyteller who explores his love of story in all its...

Diane Student

Diane Student is a writer, blogger and podcaster. She co-hosts and produces the History Goes Bump Podcast that features haunted history. She is also the author of The Lewis Chronicles, Book 1: The Shattering, the first book in a YA dystopian steampunk trilogy. When...

Gwendolyn Kiste

Gwendolyn Kiste is a speculative fiction writer based in Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications including LampLight, Nightmare Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, and Shadows at the Door as well as Flame Tree Publishing’s Chilling Horror...

Jessica McHugh

Jessica McHugh is a novelist, poet, and internationally produced playwright running amok in the fields of horror, sci-fi, young adult, and wherever else her peculiar mind leads. She's had eighteen books published in seven years, including her bizarro romp, "The Green...

Jon Grilz

Jon Grilz is the creator of the podcasts Small Town Horror and Creepy, and the “Crazytown” novel series. When not working on what the future holds for the town of Crayton, Minnesota, he can often be found with a confused look on his face, nodding solemnly to himself....

K. B. Goddard

K.B. Goddard is a British writer of supernatural tales, taking her inspiration from the classic ghost stories of the Victorian and Edwardian age. She also finds inspiration in her Irish heritage and in the wealth of ghosts and folklore associated with her native...

Kerry G. S. Lipp

Kerry G. S. Lipp lives in Louisville, Kentucky. He hates the sun and loves making fun of dead people. His parents started reading his stories and they’ve consequently booted him from their will. Kerry’s work appears in several anthologies including DOA2 from Blood...

Lee Forman

Lee Forman is a fiction writer and editor from the Hudson Valley, NY. His fascination with the macabre began in childhood, watching old movies and reading everything he could get his hands on. He’s a third generation horror fanatic, starting with his grandfather who...

Mark Nixon

Mark Nixon is a horror writer who lives by a graveyard in England. He finds inspiration in the ghastly, the ghoulish and the macabre. He is the editor of Shadows At The Door, a website gathering an ever growing collection of ghost stories and proud sponsor of the...

Nelson W. Pyles

Nelson W. Pyles is the author of several short stories as well as the critically acclaimed novel Demons, Dolls, & Milkshakes. He is the creator, executive producer and former host of The Wicked Library as well as the co founder of Society 13 Podcast Network. His...

Paul Sating

Paul Sating is a writer and the creator of three audio dramas: Subject: Found, Atheist Apocalypse, and Diary of a Madman. He loves writing various short stories and manuscripts when he's not producing his shows. His audio dramas have won numerous accolades,...

Scarlett R. Algee

Scarlett R. Algee has contributed to the anthologies Cthulhu Haiku and Cthulhu Haiku II, as well as to Morpheus Tales, DM du Jour and Sanitarium Magazine. Her most recent work is the story "Hattie's Ghosts" in the forthcoming anthology A Shadow of Autumn. When not...

Tony Sarrecchia

Tony Sarrecchia is an author, screenwriter, and audio dramatist. He is the creator and writer of the award winning Harry Strange Radio Drama and has written an episode of the Primrose Tales television program. His fantasy short stories can be found in collections...

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The Composers

John Niespodzianski

John Niespodzianski is a musician and composer from Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to scoring numerous short films, he was the music supervisor and composer on the feature film “The Other Side”. He also has served as lead guitarist for many Pittsburgh bands, including...

Kimberly Henninger

Kimberly Henninger of Cathedral Sounds was born and raised in the musical mecca of Detroit MI. Her earliest musical memories are of tuning into AM Motown radio and listening to gospel songs and learning harmonies from her mom while riding in their Ford Pinto. As a...

Michael T. Nolan

Michael T. Nolan is a musician and composer from Pittsburgh, PA. He is also the leader of the popular band, Venus in Furs. Edgy and electronic, Venus In Furs blends a full band with synthesizers and vocals. The live shows are an event with dancing girls and dark,...

Nico Vettese

Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams is a talented composer who was born in Yorkshire, Northern England, and currently resides in Lancaster. Self taught, and preferring to be called a composer rather than a musician, he enjoys the ability to work on a piece until it...

Shawn Parke

Shawn Parke of Cathedral Sounds grew up in the small rural desert town of Ellensburg WA. His love of cinema and music began with long summer days keeping cool in matinees at the local (and some say haunted) Liberty Theater. His first vinyl record was the John Williams...

Steven Matiko

Steven Matiko is a talented composer who enjoys horror and dark fiction. Many pieces of his work can be found on the 9th Story Website. Steve is also a artist and his original art is often featured on the 9th Story. Website: wideeyedotter.com/ Twitter: @S_Matiko...

Tom Rory Parsons

Tom Rory Parsons is a freelance composer from the United Kingdom. He has composed music for a variety of different audio dramas/podcasts composing theme songs, underscore and placing music scene by scene were it appropriate, he has also taken part in editing and sound...