~ The Bone Cutters, from Eraserhead Press, Sept. 1, 2019
Dory finds herself involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital where she gets stuck in NA meetings with scarred up drug addicts who get high off bone dust. When her scent tells them she’s never been “dusted”, Dory turns into a target for their next slice-n-dice bone dust high.
A novella: Horror, Psychological Thriller, Bizarro, Suspense
Published as part of Eraserhead Press’s New Bizarro Authors Series for 2019
Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-bone-cutters-rene-s-decamillis/1130356942?ean=9781621052937
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Bone-Cutters-Renee-S-Decamillis/dp/1621052931
Bull Moose: https://www.bullmoose.com/p/28874438/decamillis-renee-s-bone-cutters-the?gclid=cj0kcqjwhtt1brciarisagly51lgvjlayjpxduq4tr9fq3o9ellvzo3dhnpuu_avjryi4oooyrbn5gyaasqqealw_wcb
Indie Bound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781621052937
Also available for purchase at Longfellow Books and Quiet City Books, two Maine indie bookstores.
~~”Doom Saloon” appears in After the Burn, a post-apocalyptic anthology with 11 authors writing in a shared universe.
In “Doom Saloon” you’ll meet Lucy, the owner of the Silver Blade Saloon, who discovers that trying to find her lost family members puts her chosen family, and her entire small town, in danger once the mysterious new arrivals traveling the tunnels under her barroom begin multiplying.
Published December 8, 2022, from Rogue Owl Press ( https://www.rogueowlpress.com/ )
Purchase Links: http://www.rogueowlpress.com/store
After the Burn: Ard, Franklin, Carro, Joseph, Carro, Paul, Collins, Shane R., DeCamillis, Renee S., Gaither, Devin, Hoffman, Derek B., McKenna, Rebecca, Menzel, Karen Marie, Squires, Richard: 9798987340110: Amazon.com: Books
~~”Can’t Get Any Worse”, Northern Freights: Lost, The Journal of The Horror Writers of Maine 2.5/Mud Season 2021
An artist whose creative ideas are getting stolen from his mind tries to convince his brother that depression is not the cause, but rather something ominous and uncanny is after him.
Published May 2021
Amazon Link: Northern Frights: The Journal of Horror Writers of Maine 2.5 / Mud Season 2021: lost: Horror Writers of Maine, Sylvia, Morgan, Pancoast, Judith, Steele, Brett, DeCamillis, Re Renee S., Price, David, Dearborn, GD, Cram Jr., Bob: 9798506672753: Amazon.com: Books
~“Sunshower Death”, Deadman’s Tome: The Conspiracy Issue
The mysterious death of rock legend Chris Cornell–Was his death by suicide or is something, or someone, much more sinister to blame?
Published June 1, 2018
A horror/ghost story inspired by the suspicious death of rock legend Chris Cornell
Amazon Link: amazon.com/dp/1983023175
~”The Unemployed Neighbor”, The Sirens Call, Issue #37, The Sixth Annual Women in Horror Month Edition, Feb. 2018
Free Read Link: http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/pdfs/SirensCallEZine_February2018.pdf
~”The Unemployed Neighbor” & an interview, Jan. 17, 2018
Free Audio Link (incl. interview): http://www.theotherstories.org/episodes/episode-143-unemployed-neighbor-renee-s-decamillis/
~”The Unemployed Neighbor”– January 2014, Stonecoast Lines
~”This Is Only the Beginning”– October 2017, HWA Poetry Showcase Volume IV
Horror Movie Reviews:
~“Say Bye-Bye to Your Dreams and Hello to Your Nightmares: We Are Satan’s Puppets, Pawns in His Game.” 31, January 2017; https://reneeyoungdecamillis.wordpress.com/2017/01/12/31-horror-movie-review
~”Supernatural Phenomenon or Psychological Disturbance? You Decide.” Oculus, June 2014:
~”We’ve Been Waiting . . . We’ve Always Been Waiting:” The Lords of Salem, October 2013:
~The Devil’s Rejects, February 2013:
~The Woman in Black, September 2012: “Ever feel like somebody is always watching you? Maybe there is; they’re just too elusive to be caught—or stopped.”
~”Dark and Shadows: Fear of the Unknown:” The Haunting (1963); June 2012:
~The Raven, May 2012:
~Halloween II, Rob Zombie’s remake; April, 2012: