MY SHORT STORY, "MOTHER," MADE THE TOP 100 LIST IN THE TNT HORROR CONTEST. HELP ME WIN A CHANCE AT $20,000 AND A TELEVISION ADAPTATION CLICKING THE STAR IN THE FIRST (AND ONLY ) CHAPTER OF "MOTHER" FOUND ON MY PROFILE.

"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."

Hello. My name is Angela and I write mostly paranormal fiction and horror. While it isn't present in all my stories, I like to give my stories the slightest hint of hope. I focus on the dark to point to a light, a light that may not be as obvious as a bright burning sun but is present nonetheless.

A few accomplishments:
"Devil's Lake" won 3rd place @The_Night_Shift 's "Killer First Scene Contest." It ranked #3 in Paranormal in March 2016 and tends to linger in the top 20 of the genre.
"Lady in Red" made it into the top 5 of @RomanceSparks #HauntedRomance contest.
I've had work featured in the Wattpad BlockParty, @ParanormalCommunity 's Necrocity Times, and @tenebris_somnia 's "Dark Dreams" Anthology.

I love hearing from my readers so feel free to send me a message and leave your comments.

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  • Madison, WI
  • JoinedSeptember 30, 2014




Stories by Angela Merlo
Mother - #TNTHorrorContest by light-in-darkness
Mother - #TNTHorrorContest #214 in Horror
My mother was preyed upon by a vampire long before I was born. She'd killed it. She's a survivor. So why won't she protect me? Why does she insist I'm lying? Why can't she see that I'm dying inside? Originally tit...
Devil's Lake by light-in-darkness
Devil's Lake #34 in Paranormal
Phobias torment Alison until she meets Philip. He has the power to compel her inner demons away. But who is he? What is he? And can she trust him? ~~~ Alison Halse is tormented by demons. Since surviving the even...
The Waiting - An Advent Tale by light-in-darkness
The Waiting - An Advent Tale Short Story
A dark night in December when the streets are snow covered and slick, a pregnant Marie waits for her husband to return home. But as hours pass and her text messages go unanswered, a ghostly revelation seems to awai...
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