Author to Author with M. Shaw (One Hand to Hold, One Hand to Carve)

Happy release day to the first horror novella from Tenebrous Press! One Hand to Hold, One Hand to Carve is surreal journey of identity and trying to live in a society when one is missing half a body. There’s co-dependence, body horror, and a deep look into what singularity as a person means.

Join me in celebrating this release with this interview with the author, M. Shaw. It features some shop talk about the craft behind the novel, the Milkshake-Ducking of the Dewey Decimal System, and their experience working with a new small press.

Buy Links: Kindle Copy | Print Copy

Continue reading

ARC Review: ONE HAND TO HOLD, ONE HAND TO CARVE by M. Shaw (2022)

Genre: Adult Horror
Year Release: April 1, 2022
Buy Links: Kindle Copy | Print Copy

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Read an eARC from the Publisher
Content warning: body horror, domestic psychological abuse, self-harm, abstract depictions of eating disorder

The debut novella from Tenebrous Press delivers on its promise of new weird body horror. In a morgue, a cadaver cloven in half wakes up as two distinct personalities: Left and Right. Where one tries to assimilate, the other descends into a madness that brings the tale back to the beginning.

A surreal journey of identity and trying to live in a society when one is missing half a body, a delightful inaugural introduction to a new horror press.

An interview with author M. Shaw will be posted on release date, April 1st.

Continue reading