Under The Covers Book Reviews – review The Heartbreaker

Huge shout out to Under The Covers Book Reviews for this fantastic review. I’m blown away. Here’s the review in full: “If you love short stories, particularly of the horror or dark fantasy varieties, Mark Young should absolutely be your go-to author.  I’ve had the honor and privilege of contributing stories to two of theContinue reading “Under The Covers Book Reviews – review The Heartbreaker”

“Your heart is in his hands” artwork.

Recently I’ve been spending a little less time on social media and re-teaching myself to draw (when I’m not reading or writing). So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share with you the fruits of my labour. This piece is inspired by the anti-hero Steve Wrangler from my short story The Heartbreaker. Here’s aContinue reading ““Your heart is in his hands” artwork.”

A Nightmare On Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street is probably my favourite horror film of all time. And Freddy Kruger, my favourite horror villain (but there are a few that are hot on his toes, I can tell you). But enough about me, I want to hear from you. What was your first time like watching A NightmareContinue reading “A Nightmare On Elm Street”

Pride in Horror Month

As part of Deadhead Reviews Pride in Horror month, I’m proud and excited to share with you my contribution to this month’s LGBTQ celebrations. The Silhouette Man is a brand new short horror story which can be read by clicking here. Mark Young is the author of the 13 Dark Fantasty & Horror Stories series.Continue reading “Pride in Horror Month”

Frankenstein

I think I first read Frankenstein somewhere around the age of 16-18. It was an utterly thrilling book and it’s on my shelf for a re-read this year. I equally enjoyed the Kenneth Brannagh/Robert De Niro adaptation when it was released back in 1994. Many moons ago. It wasn’t until recent years that I watchedContinue reading “Frankenstein”

Dracula

My earliest memories (which are pretty vague to be honest) of being introduced to the king of all horror icons came in the form of Wall’s Dracula – a mix fruit flavour ice lolly; and three 80s cartoons: the Drak Pack, Groovie Ghoulies and Count Duckula. Like I said my memories of these are quiteContinue reading “Dracula”