The Walking Dead Pilot: Saying Hello Again to "Days Gone Bye"

Column by Fred Venturini
October 20, 2017 (1) comments
A craft-based look at The Walking Dead pilot, "Days Gone Bye," examining how time, silence, and intelligent storytelling choices helped create a launching pad for one of the most popular shows on TV.

Storyville: Activities to Feed Your Dark Creative Soul Around Halloween

Column by Richard Thomas
A few ideas on how to tap into your inner darkness, as we approach Halloween.

Library Love: I Left My Heart in the Book Drop

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
Book drops are the library furniture you never notice but always use.

The 18 Most Egregious Art Replacements From 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'

Column by Peter Derk
October 18, 2017 (1) comments
Replacing Stephen Gammell's art from 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' was a bad idea. But which drawings do we miss the most?

"It's Not a Horror Movie, It's a Psychological Thriller!"

Column by Max Booth III
October 18, 2017 (1) comments
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13 Halloween Themed Anthologies to Fill Your Season with Fright

Column by Annie Neugebauer
October 17, 2017 (1) comments
A list of yummy seasonal reading. Books on this list are overtly Halloween-themed multi-author anthologies focusing on short stories. 13 lucky options to fill your October with creepy fiction!

5 Bizarro Books That Should Be Movies

Column by Christoph Paul
October 16, 2017 (1) comments
Hollywood needs to go bizarro and make these five movies.

Anatomy of a Mini Flash Novel Experiment: Angel Dust

Column by Alex Behr
"Planet Grim" Author Alex Behr turns prompts into experimental prose.

Voices of the Dead: In Memories and Literary Prose

Column by David Cranmer
October 13, 2017 (1) comments
David Cranmer explores how literary authors Chekov, Amis, and Greene portray death in their fiction, interweaving his own experiences with the dead and why realism is compulsory in his reading.

Blood, Parasites, and Mutilation: Celebrating 10 Masters of Body Horror

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Body horror is a rich subgenre. Here are some of its best purveyors.