Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III   Our final featured author was born the day before Halloween in 1857 […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our next American author was born in Randolph, Massachusetts on Halloween in 1852 […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 2 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our next author was born in New York City during the American Civil War and as a young girl she was influenced by the writings of classical and historical writers such as Washington Irving […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 1 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our first featured chilling American author (of Volume III) was born the day after Halloween in Newark, New Jersey and lived for only 28 years. […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II   Our final featured author was wounded during The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the American Civil War… […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our third author was a member of the “Lovecraft Circle” or a group of fellow pulp fiction authors who frequently wrote to H.P. Lovecraft and each other about their spine-tingling works. […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 2 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our next author was a close friend to U.S. President Franklin Pierce and is one of the most important writers in American literature.  According to William Wilfred Birdsall… […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 1 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our first featured chilling author (of Volume II) was born in Italy nearly 7 years before the American Civil War. […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4

Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Part 4 Heartfelt History of The Week – 10/23/2016 We conclude our October series with a well-known American author who was born in 1783 and named after the first President of The United States. He like Poe, Lovecraft and Chambers lived in New York City for a time and he even coined the term “Gotham” for the metropolis.   […]

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3

Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Part 3 Heartfelt History of The Week 10/16/2016  This writer was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1865, the last year of the American Civil War. He started as an illustrator after becoming well-versed in the fine arts at some of the world’s most prestigious institutions located in New York City and Paris, France. His ambitions shifted from painter to professional writer and in 1887 he wrote his first novel.  H.P. Lovecraft was so influenced by his works that he wrote the following in a letter about one of his stories:  “…altogether one of the greatest weird tales ever written. The brooding, gathering atmosphere is actually tremendous.” (1) […]