Horror Story Setting Inspiration: Overgrown Victorian Cemetery

It had been a while since I’d gone on one of my little inspiration-seeking excursions, but this trip was worth the wait. I spent a day at Mount Moriah, a previously-abandoned, still half-overgrown Victorian era cemetery just outside Philadelphia. Since opening in 1855, Mount Moriah spread to nearly 400 acres. Due to legal confusion over … Read more

Horror Story Inspiration: A Grave for 3 Children

Today’s horror story photo┬áinspiration takes a closer look at a stone in the Milford Cemetery in Connecticut — one of my favorite places to visit, and one featured here before. I’m not sure if you can make much of the inscription out in the web-friendly version of this photo above, but it’s a grave marker … Read more

Horror Story Setting Inspiration – New England Cemetery

Today I’m kicking off a new series of posts — setting inspiration for horror writers. These will sometimes be photos inspiring my own stories’ settings. And sometimes they’ll just be eerie or otherwise interesting photos that I’m sharing in the hope they’ll inspire others. I’m aiming for one of these posts each week. All of … Read more