Life Moves Pretty Fast: How the 'Ghostbusters' Remake Proves Comedies Aren't the Same Anymore

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Hadley Freeman's book 'Life Moves Pretty Fast' and its discussion of how '80s comedies have changed, with an emphasis on 'Ghostbusters' 2016.

10 Horror Movies I Wish Were Novels

Column by Gabino Iglesias May 1, 2017 (6) comments
Most of your favorite horror movies are novel adaptations. Here are the movies I wish I could read.

Hail Satan! The Return Of REAL 80's Nostalgia

Column by Keith Rawson April 11, 2017 (5) comments
Literature is finally starting to tackle the phenomena of 'Satanic Panic' that took hold during the 80's, and with stellar results.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 2)

Column by Max Booth III
Boners, cat-swallowing, and punching kids in the face.
Float On: New Trailer for ‘It’ Released

Float On: New Trailer for ‘It’ Released

News by Peter Derk March 29, 2017 (3) comments
A new trailer for 'It' (2017) is here!

Dementia, Pee Fetishes, and the Horrors of Obesity: A Month With Stephen King

Column by Max Booth III March 29, 2017 (3) comments
This is what happens when you read every Stephen King short story in one month.

Every Stephen King Short Story Summarized in 140 Characters or Less (Part 1)

Column by Max Booth III March 13, 2017 (1) comments
Yup. We're doing this again.

5 More Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five more horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.

'The Long Walk': Stephen King's Best Novel

Column by George Cotronis February 22, 2017 (16) comments
You've always wondered: What's Stephen King's best book? I'm about to tell you.

10 Film Scores to Listen to While Writing

Column by Max Booth III February 17, 2017 (17) comments
Screw you, silence!

Vampire Love is the Best Kind

Column by Stephanie Bonjack February 10, 2017 (5) comments
Let's be honest: nothing compares to vampire love.
Ania Ahlborn, Horror, Interview

A Conversation with Ania Ahlborn About Creepy Houses, Strange Old Ladies, and Her New Novel 'The Devil Crept In'

Interview by Rob Hart February 8, 2017 (1) comments
Rob chats with Ania Ahlborn about her creepy new novel, and they team up to give away some signed copies. But you're going to have to earn them through a little writing exercise...
Bookshots: 'Powers of Darkness: The lost Version of Dracula' by Bram Stoker and

Bookshots: 'Powers of Darkness: The lost Version of Dracula' by Bram Stoker and Valdimar Asmundsson

Review by JS Breukelaar
Dracula lives again in this resurrected Icelandic adaptation of the Gothic classic.
Bookshots: 'The Twenty Days of Turin' by Giorgio De Maria

Bookshots: 'The Twenty Days of Turin' by Giorgio De Maria

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Our review of the cult Italian novel, translated into English for the first time.
Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton on Women in Horror, Juggling a Broad Career, and Becoming a Halloween Expert

Interview by Annie Neugebauer
An interview with Bram Stoker Award-winning author, screenwriter, Halloween expert, and president of the Horror Writers Association: Lisa Morton.

Writing the Crime Scene: Arson

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic depictions of arson and fire investigation in crime fiction.

Why People Shouldn't Fear Academic Essay Collections

Column by Bart Bishop
A look at how to get your academic essay published, and why they're not as inaccessible to read as the layman might think.

9 Gothic Novels Less than 40 Years Old

Column by Annie Neugebauer January 23, 2017 (4) comments
Gothic fiction may be a genre born of tradition, but these 9 atmospheric novels aren’t even over the hill!

Dystropia: A Family Moves Into THEIR WORST NIGHTMARE!!!

Column by Christopher Shultz January 17, 2017 (4) comments
In the realm of horror, there are haunted houses all over the country just waiting for new tenants to gobble up. Be careful not to steer your characters into this nightmarish trope.

The 16 Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2017

Column by Max Booth III January 13, 2017 (1) comments
A look at the best horror coming your way this year.
Bookshots: 'Little Heaven' by Nick Cutter

Bookshots: 'Little Heaven' by Nick Cutter

Review by Max Booth III January 11, 2017 (2) comments
A mashup of Stephen King's greatest hits.

Writing the Crime Scene: Gunshot Wounds

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic depictions of gunshot wounds, as well as their treatment and recovery, in crime and horror fiction.

Writing the Crime Scene: Autopsies

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to researching and writing about autopsies in crime and horror fiction.

A Literary Gift Guide for Witches

Column by George Cotronis December 14, 2016 (1) comments
Some book and film suggestions for the special witch in your life this holiday season.