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Comments for: The Horror Zine, https://www.thehorrorzine.com

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Established ezine containing fiction, poetry, and art.

Established ezine containing fiction, poetry, and art.


Jeani is the best, we adore her and respect her work. The finished project is some of the best Horror on the net

Simply the best!




The Horror Zine is an excellent magazine with name authors and nice layout.

Jeani Rector gives the best and most readable quality to her magazine The Horror Zine.

The Horror Zine always features interesting and entertaining stories.

The Horror Zine always features original poetry on a wide variety of themes and subjects.

Friendly and helpful Editor.

Endlessly fresh!

Jenni Rector, the editor of The Horror Zine, is a real pro.

I love reading this magazine.

Things actually happen in the stories in this magazine, and there are real stories with a beginning, middle and end, and not a bunch of stupid useless talking that has nothing to do with anything.




Best ever

Imagine a horror magazine with zero tolerance of violence. The Horrorzine makes that formula work with every issue.

Always entertaining and intriguing stories.

This zine is consistently varied and excellent. Jeani Rector is the editor and she is generous with helpful comments and a true curator of excellence.

The Horror Zine is consistently excellent and has been for many years. It's always top notch.

This magazine is so well-done. The stories are scarily satisfying and writing is top-notch. Excellent reads every issue.

When I first submitted to the magazine I was surprised by their extraordinary helpful attitude. I especially praise the quality of the printing and the general presentation of the magazine. It is 1st class!

The Horror Zine is just consistently a great, high quality read. A really good range of authors and invariably enjoyable.

Great features and photo s

The Horror Zine always has great stories.

The best!


Excellent range of poetry and verse.

Outstanding quality. Carefully and thoroughly edited.

Jeani is the best

High standard and interesting work.

Format and originality.

The illustrations that go with the poetry. Non-abstract, non-pretentious work.

consistent quality

Always features attractive covers, writing and art with spotlight on contributors

quality art and excellent stories from many underrated talents established and emerging, and all done by volunteers. outstanding and unique and consistently excellent.

The format and illustrations put this one over the top.

High literary quality and yet within the bounds of the genre.

Such variety!

Jeani is one of the hardest working editors I know!

The Horror Zine is Lovely¬°

consistently qiality material

Jeani Rector produces a magazine of quality and imagination. As a contributor, I have found her to offer constructive and respectful feedback. She is obviously very passionate about her work and always manages to find fresh new voices to add to The Horror Zine.

she's published me a few times. And the artwork is great

Always a well produced and exciting magazine with excellent communications with contriubtors.

Very original!

The Horror Zine publishes great work. Plus, Jeani Rector is a great editor.

The Horror Zine publishes great work. Plus, Jeani Rector is a great editor.

Excellence in quality, always a solid entertaining read.

I enjoy the chosen authors.

The Horror Zine has been a longtime supporter of horror poetry, and each issue contains a lot of great work.


Thanks to The Horror Zine, more people read my speculative poetry in 2021 and it really helped validate me as a writer. Many of my fellow poets feel the same.

Great selection of new and known poets

Great publication for known and not yet known poets.

Poetry is clear, nothing obscure, easy to read, I like the layout.

Super horror poetry, very literary.

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