Wesley McCraw


Born, raised, and currently living in Oregon, Wesley McCraw writes speculative fiction. Right now he is focused on horror and sci-fi. Next, maybe it will be romantic, comedic fantasy.

Wes graduated from the University of Oregon, where he completed the much-acclaimed Kidd Tutorial, a one-year intensive writing clinic which he hated, partly because it threw out genre fiction in favor of literary fiction. During his time at the university, he was also a member of Write Club, where he trained under screenwriter Omar Naim (The Final Cut, Dead Awake).

Wes's first novel, The Forgiving, was based on a screenplay of the same name. He plans on adapting more of his screenplays in the future, including Brief Pose, the 2011 winner of the StoryPros screenplay competition in the sci-fi/fantasy/horror category.

Wes is now working on the second volume of the multi-installment epic, House of Cabal, and a book of Lovecraftian short stories entitled The Queen in Yellow.

Where to find Wesley McCraw online


The Haunting of New Kingsport
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Patty Wallace rides her bike up the Oregon coast to escape her grief. Maybe in New Kingsport she'll find what she lost.
The Ovum Horror
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
My bedroom door doesn't have a lock. I watch the doorknob from my bed, imagining the handle’s slow turn. I hug my knees and rock in sweat-drenched anxiety. On the other side of the door is a foul mist, and in that mist waits a yellow thing, a Grimm fairytale come to life.

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  • Drawing by Numbers on Oct. 24, 2016

    Easily one of the best books of gay erotica I've read. I have a few issues that keep it from 5-stars for me, but definitely check it out for free. It's probably smarter and more thought provoking than the erotica you're usually reading.