Now featured in Red Room Press’ Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Vol. 4
R.E. Hellinger is a horror writer delighting in decadent debauchery. Their work errs on the dreamlike side of nightmares & seeks to mate the beautiful with the obscene.
As part of the Two Dead Queers team, they have worked extensively with K.M. Claude on the Two Dead Queers Present zine collection. Their short story “Carnal Bodies” was featured in Red Room Press’ Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Vol. 4 in April 2019.
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New Project: Alois Helmuth Daystar
Just posted a little something I wrote to explore my DnD character, hexblade Warlock Alois Helmuth Daystar. Since our campaign won’t likely explore the homoerotic side of demonic pacts, I had to take things into my own hands. Seriously! What’s a little blood magic without heady sensual overtones? I had fun and felt it was … Continue reading New Project: Alois Helmuth Daystar
We Are Live!
After creating this site about 4 months ago, we are now live! The site now features some of my writing and praise for my work in addition to a contact form and an “About” section. Check it out!
“Carnal Bodies” by R.E. Hellinger is a shocking story of baroque horror and demonic necrophilia from Two Dead Queers Present: Guillozine. You’ll have to read this one to believe it!
Randy Chandler & Cheryl Mullenax
“Hellinger’s prose is gripping. It’s horror that shares veins with Guillermo del Toro’s body of work, with folktales that warn against stepping off the trail or looking in the forbidden room.”