COFFIN HOP 2013 is GO!!!


The most wonderful time of the year! CLICK THE PIC for the COFFIN HOP LIST!

What, pray tell, is a Coffin Hop? You may well ask…

COFFIN HOP is a week long celebration of all things Horror. All things Literary. All things Hippity-Hoppity.

In short, it is a grand exultation of the Indie Horror Writing Community.

In more expansive terms, it is the week of October 24th – 31st, wherein a collective of sometimes hundreds of Independent Horror Writers, Artists and other Connoisseurs get together to make magic, share their wares, brighten the Autumnal Darkness and make you, the readers and visitors, a whole lot happier. This year there are more than 75 entrants (down a little from last year, but what we lack in quantity, we sure as hell make up for in quality) each of whom is offering up prizes, contests, freak shows, pupkin carving contests, and all manner of craziness… all in the name of that most hallowed of eves. Click to go to the COFFINHOP.COM main page, where you will find an easily clickable list of everyone involved, kind of a HUB OF EXTREME MAGNIFICENCE, if you will… and visit back here as often as you can, as I am planning on having many tricks and treats over the next week.

For instance:

Today is the COFFIN HOP ART SHOW announcement

Tomorrow I’m giving away (2) sets of digital copies of LIVING DEAD AT ZIGFREIDT & ROY and the DEATH BY DRIVE-IN anthology!

Saturday is MOVIE DAY! Drunken livetweeting of BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW with Viva Ramone! and other guests

Sunday is DEATH POETRY JAM and more giveaways!

Monday – Wednesday are TBD but will include HOT SINATRA prizes and much more

Thursday is the BIG DAY and will include somebody winning a complete Axel Howerton E-Library! Also the judging of the COFFIN HOP ART SHOW!

And Friday, while we sweep up and put away the decorations and get ready for Old Man Winter, I’ll be announcing a Grand Prize Winner for comments on AxelHowerton.Com throughout the week (which includes autographed paperbacks and much swag) and the Winner of the 2013 COFFIN HOP REAPER AWARD for Best Hopper (Author-Participant)

So stay tuned!

And, here’s an extra prize of ONE autographed copy of COFFIN HOP: DEATH BY DRIVE-IN for doing some silly shiznit and following internetz instructions:

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AND DON’T FORGET: The COFFIN HOP: DEATH BY DRIVE-IN anthology, which I spent two years putting together, is full of some of the greatest writers around, spinning Drive-In movie-inspired tales of terror and tittilation, and all proceeds go to the global literacy charity

18 thoughts on “COFFIN HOP 2013 is GO!!!”

  1. WooHoo!! It’s CoffinHop AGAIN!! So excited to be hopping for the third time.
    Can’t wait for your posts Axel especially Sunday’s death poetry jam!
    Happy Hopping Axel!
    – KimK

  2. I’ve got something going on every day of the Hop too, I hope I’m doing it right! LOL Thanks for all your hard work, Axel.

  3. I’m very happy to be involved in my third Coffin Hop. Thanks for all the hard work getting everything organized, and for letting me back in at the last minute, It’s much appreciated. #damnelevenhourdayjobs



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