Short Story Master
of Horror and Dark Fantasy

Author Eden Royce creates horror short stories that will have you looking at everyone and everything with a suspicious eye. Eden Royce brings a fresh new voice to the Gothic Horror. As a writer and an editor of anthologies, Eden has an impressive body of work you can explore. Eden has also brought her creativity to the science fiction / fantasy world by taking the supernatural and placing it in the most normal of worlds. It was a great pleasure to talk with Eden Royce.

Interview Highlights

  • Eden Royce shares her motivation for writing and in particular the horror genre
  • Eden share a very interesting fact about her family history that has provided a rich source of stories that have influence her writing
  • We talk about what Gothic Horror is and how it differs from other forms of Horror
  • Eden shares why she has favored the short story format for many of her works
  • We get a hint about a new project Eden Royce is working on
  • Eden paints a picture of the feeling readers will get when they read her short story collections “Spook Lights Vol. 1” & “Spook Lights Vol. 2”
  • We shift gears and talk about Eden’s science fiction/fantasy collections “Containment Volumes 1 & 2”
  • We talk about the central character who is a Devil/Human Hybrid and he works at the power plant
  • Eden shares her experience as the editor of the anthology “The Grotesquerie”. A collection of 22 horror short stories written by women.
  • We discuss the Facebook group “Colors in Darkness”. Eden shares why this group was created and how it is helping writers develop their works.
  • The story behind creation of the “Forever Vacancy” anthology published by the group is shared.
  • Eden shares two of her other stories that have been accepted by Podcastle and FIYAH Magazine
  • We learn how people can join the “Colors in Darkness” Facebook group
  • Eden share one more great anthology of black women horror authors and poets, “Sycorax’s Daughters”. You need to get this book just for Eden’s short story.

Eden Royce’s Links

Website:  http://www.edenroyce.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eden.royce

Twitter: @edenroyce

Eden’s Amazon Author Page

Containment

Containment

“Life is different among the dead.” They are kept in chambers, their energy used to feed the City’s voracious appetite for fuel now that traditional sources are long gone. These grisly fuel cells are kept watch over by Feast, a devil-human hybrid whose recent run-ins with the City leave him qu... More info →
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Containment 2: Unleashed

Containment 2: Unleashed

Feast is back with a dangerous new job: Management. The demands of being the Director of Spectral Acquisitions are weighing heavily on devil-human hybrid, Feast as he’s trying to learn the ropes of his new position. Strange creatures are in pursuit of him, ready to separate his two halves. And on ... More info →
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Forever Vacancy: A Colors in Darkness Anthology

Forever Vacancy: A Colors in Darkness Anthology

Colors in Darkness, the premiere online site for dark fiction authors of color presents its first anthology!Amid the upheaval of the 1960s, the Kretcher Motel opened in a poor, desolate part of Atlanta. It still serves its original purpose: to lure those souls who are lost, who are troubled, who are... More info →
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Spook Lights: Southern Gothic Horror

Spook Lights: Southern Gothic Horror

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Genre: Horror
Pull up a rocking chair and sit a spell. Soak in these twelve tales of Southern Gothic horror:Sinister shopkeepers whose goods hold the highest price, a woman’s search for her mother drags her into the binding embrace of a monster, a witchdoctor’s young niece tells him a life-altering secret, an... More info →
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Spook Lights II: Southern Gothic Horror

Spook Lights II: Southern Gothic Horror

eBook: $2.99
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Genre: Horror
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Sycorax’s Daughters

Sycorax’s Daughters

Thought-provoking, powerful, and revealing, this anthology is composed of 28 dark stories and 14 poems written by African-American women writers. The tales of what scares, threatens, and shocks them will enlighten and entertain readers. The works delve into demons and shape-shifters from "How to Spe... More info →
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The Grotesquerie

The Grotesquerie

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Genre: Horror
Twenty-two short horror stories written by women are here on display for your enjoyment or your perverse fascination. Within these pages, beauty becomes deadly, innocence kills, and karma is a harsh mistress. The Grotesquerie is now open... More info →
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