Review by Cina Pelayo August 2, 2022
Tim Waggoner follows up his 2020 Bram Stoker Award winning "Writing in the Dark" with this thought-provoking workbook.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Some darker materials for your beach reading pleasure.
Column by Sara Tantlinger July 27, 2022
Reading outside of one's favorite genre is vastly beneficial to a writer. Each genre brings unique elements that can help you strengthen your craft.
Interview by Gabriel Hart
Gabriel Hart interviews Memphis writer Kim Vodicka, author of 'Dear Ted' (Really Serious Literature).
Interview by Jena Brown July 5, 2022
The bestselling author discusses her boldest, most personal work yet.
Interview by Sadie Hartmann June 17, 2022
An interview prompted by a tweet. I saw some speculation on the process used to determine Bram Stoker Award nominees and winners. I wanted to dig into this information a little.
Column by Jay Wilburn June 1, 2022
The Books of Horror Facebook group is reshaping the indie horror scene.
Column by Christoph Paul
Damn, I've been touring for the past 5 weeks and and just finished up with StokerCon. Should you go next year? Read on and find out.
Column by Sadie Hartmann May 19, 2022
Horror fiction recommendations perfect for lounging poolside or when you're at some outdoor social event like a BBQ and want your nose in a book instead of having to force small talk.
Column by Jay Wilburn May 5, 2022
Scares That Care has had a significant impact on the horror industry by helping those in need, and they are expanding.
Interview by Sadie Hartmann April 18, 2022
When I think of hot titles releasing in 2022, CONVULSIVE by Joe Koch is at the top of the list. To celebrate the book's publication, I took the opportunity to have a chat with Joe.
Column by Sadie Hartmann April 6, 2022
In honor of National Poetry Month, and because dark/horror poetry made me feel accepted as a newly formed poetry fan, here are some collections I've read or want to read in celebration.
Interview by Jena Brown
The author of "The Last House on Needless Street" discusses her latest book, why she loves horror, and why failure is a necessary skill for every writer to learn.
Column by Tony McMillen
Tony McMillen talks writing and drawing Jason Vorhees—without permission.
Column by Richard Thomas
How to set the baseline and then take your readers somewhere else entirely.
Column by Sara Tantlinger
A list featuring 5 short speculative stories with unusual or experimental formatting.
Interview by Andrew Fowlow
A collaboration birthed in the darkest depths of horror fiction. A collision of two fictional worlds from the talented minds of Beverley Lee and Nicole Eigener.
Column by Gabino Iglesias
I asked some of my favorite horror writers if they had any childhood fears that shape their work. Their answers blew me away.
Interview by Sadie Hartmann
"Horror really is a worldwide phenomenon, and if you look hard enough you can find it almost anywhere in the world." - James D. Jenkins
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 26, 2022
Here is a very incomplete list of books you should be excited about this year.
Column by Jay Wilburn January 10, 2022
Stephen King has written a lot of novels over the past half century. You may have opinions about his best or his worst books. But what about his most underrated? The hidden treasures?
Column by Sadie Hartmann December 27, 2021
I can't think of a better way to usher in the new year than with a good book and a tasty cocktail in your hand.
Column by Jay Wilburn
1980 was over 40 years ago. 80s horror movies are now all classics or didn't stand the test of time. Either way, they can teach us a lot about good and bad writing.