Erin Cole


Erin Cole has work published in various electronic and print publications, such as Dark Eclipse, Aoife's Kiss, Burial Day Books, MicroHorror, Every Day Fiction, Fiction365, Eschatology, Bards & Sages Quarterly, and has more work forthcoming in Roar & Thunder, The Lorelei Signal, Liquid Imagination, and Cruentus Libri Press.

In 2011, her story, “The Wall of Never Doubt,” won 10th place in Writer’s Digest 80th Annual Writing Competition in the Genre Short Story category, and in 2009, her story, “My Compass,” won honorable mention in the Kay Snow Writing Contest, Creative Nonfiction Category.

She is the author of 'Grave Echoes,' the horror anthology collection 'Of the Night,' the short horror, 'The Shadow People,' and has three more books forthcoming: 'Wicked Tempest: Book 2 in the Kate Waters Mysteries,' the werewolf novella, 'Feral Things,' and a short collection of dark tales, 'After Dusk.' See more of her work at

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After Dusk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In these six short stories, there is a unifying theme that darkness is a more than just a brooding atmosphere filled with the unknown. It threatens to become apart of the character and a presence in the reader.
The Shadow People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Everyone has a shadow, but most of them don’t come to life. Or kill. It will take more than guts for Kori to get her shadow back, specifically an enemy, a geek, one police officer, two red necks with tractors, and a couple sticks of dynamite.

Erin Cole’s tag cloud

bizzare    bugs    creatures    dark fiction    ghosts    golems    haunted houses    horror    monsters    rural    shadows    short stories    short story    supernatural    suspense    undead    witch   

Smashwords book reviews by Erin Cole

  • Cupid's Maze on Oct. 29, 2011

    Definitely creepy, the abandoned cars, bad map, dusk decending, and then the ..., I'll just say yikes! Good suspense and overall execution.