Articles by Dead Donovan

About Dead Donovan (114 Articles)
You look a little pale....oh!...forgive me! My name is Dead Donovan. SlasherMonster is devoted to the dissection of horrific material: articles, short-stories, poems, photography, graphic art -- the stuff that makes your heart shrivel.

Dark Fiction: Women Love Bad Guys

March 9, 2017 // 18 Comments

  Any pub in some dirty corners near Liverpool Street, where yuppies and tourists cannot see. That’s where she is. Stale beer and dust on the window. She is alone. Her long fingers run on the brim of her glass as people move slowly in the dark. Their steps are quiet on the thick burgundy [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Monster House

March 7, 2017 // 20 Comments

Above, with the great help from FlyTrapMan’s slideshow, are only some of the monsters that live in my house. I love finding them in my bookshelves, peering from trunks, and scratching in the corners. The poem below, appears in my book, Dark Matter, which also features four scary tales from [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Slasher Theory: The Will To Kill

February 22, 2017 // 13 Comments

  A slasher’s greatest motivation is the will to kill. Without the desire to pluck victims from the garden of life—a slasher is simply an inert individual. Many kids or adults are bullied everyday, but how many people cultivate the ability to retaliate with a deadly counterattack? Some [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Past Me

February 20, 2017 // 13 Comments

Kiss me one last time, as I throw you in the pit, where you’ll rot like the rest. Only in my mind will you be like you were – pretty and sweet, with a smile so wicked, you broke hearts with a look, but you came to the wrong place. You made the wrong man bend, but I’ll add you to [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Something Lurks In The Grass!

February 17, 2017 // 11 Comments

  Monsters are all around us. Some are tiny. Some are big. But there’s one thing these monsters have in common—they’re real! You don’t need to scour the creative dimensions to discover horrific entities. Six-legged abominations live in the same world as you do. Let’s [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Will You Be My Killingtine?

February 14, 2017 // 22 Comments

  Roses are red…violets are blue…I like blood and so do you! That special day is here—the time of year when love birds exchange boxes of chocolates or romantic pieces of cardboard, because nothing says ‘I love you’, like a holiday themed card from the grocery store. [Click Here & Be Scared!]

No One Else Around

February 10, 2017 // 20 Comments

  Lovely girl of six with hair of gold and face of innocence. I felt a bump in my blanket – a lump unmoving and steadfast. It was her doll – face contorted, clothes in pieces, limbs dismembered. I would find it in my room for the next three nights. No matter if I hid it. No matter [Click Here & Be Scared!]

More Monstrous Than Monsters

February 9, 2017 // 17 Comments

What is a monster? You know it when you see it, right? Fangs…claws…wings—horrific entities that extract fear from helpless humans. Anyone can see the demon behind the horns, but what about the demon behind the smile? They say people are the most scary of all monsters. Unassuming [Click Here & Be Scared!]

Humpty Dumpty Hung On A Wall…

February 4, 2017 // 38 Comments

Humpty Dumpty hung on a wall, Humpty Dumpty broke the law. The mourners gathered all the king’s nooses Waited until he said amen How many people did Humpty Dumpty kill? The number equaled ten. Mother Ghoul invites you to create your own horror nursery rhyme using Humpty Dumpty’s first [Click Here & Be Scared!]