Horace P Delagarde


I'm Horace P. Delagarde. Born in sunny England quite a few years ago. I have been writing on and off since 2006 but have never had anything published. I have written a few short stories and one full length novel. I will be self publishing my short stories for free over the next few months so readers can check out my writing which will hopefully lead me to release my first full length novel. Feel free to leave me any comments, witticisms or constructive criticism. Thanks.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I first started writing in 2006. I've written a few short stories and one full length novel with plenty of ideas for more short and full length stories. I've always liked the idea of writing. I wrote a few film scripts when I was about 18/19 but they really weren't that good. I wanted to make them into low budget films around the area where I live as I used to travel a lot with my job and see some wonderful and amazing parts of the country side where I could picture scenes happening. I even started to have a go at basic special effects such as cuts and things like that. In the end I decided I didn't want to do that. Fast forward a few years to 2006 and that's when i decided to give writing a go.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My first short story is based on things that I was experiencing at the time such as very antisocial neighbours who lived above me and someone I was working for. I didn't enjoy the job very much but like most things in life I used it in a positive way. Obviously the short story and what happened in real life are very different.
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The Escape
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Monday morning two plumbers are told by their boss they have to travel to a house to do some work. They have to stay away from home for a few days. They arrive at the big, rotting house. Two sisters live there. At first, there doesn't seem to be anything wrong, but strange things begin to happen. Things they can't explain. The plumbers have to escape. But can they?
The Distortion
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I'm having a hard time sleeping. There are strange things going on in my flat and I have no idea why. I can't figure any of this out. Am I being haunted? Am I dreaming? If I am dreaming, this is the worst dream I've ever had.
The Killer
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A mundane life just got slightly more exciting. What would drive a normal, sane person to have revenge on people who make everyday life unbearable? There is only one way this problem can be solved. To kill.

Horace P Delagarde's tag cloud

alone    attic    cobwebs    creepy    crime    dark    distortion    horror    killer    murder    night time    nightmares and insomnia    old house    rain    revenge    solitude    strange noises    weird creatures   

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  • The Sleepwalker on April 26, 2015

    A thoroughly brilliant, well written short story that had me hooked from start to finish. Very creepy and suspenseful. Hope there's more to come from Mr Hantke.