Horror Does Not Deserve Your Shame

Column by S.A. Bradley July 16, 2019
There is still a stigma associated with the horror genre, despite a long list of exceptional horror stories paving the way.

A Brief History Of Folk Horror In Literature

Column by Christopher Shultz
The term "folk horror" might have originally only referred to films, but there is a lush history of novels and short stories that definitely belong to the subgenre.

5 Horrifying Books Outside The Horror Genre

Column by Autumn Christian June 24, 2019
Horror is not just a genre, it is a feeling. And it is inescapable, no matter what kind of books you read.

10 Things Every Horror Writer Should Read

Column by Repo Kempt
Given the limited amount of reading time in our lives, it's important not to waste time consuming material that won't help us progress and develop.

Raised by Wolves: Examining Alcoholism and Werewolves

Column by Max Booth III
"A naked American man stole my balloons."
"Inspection" by Josh Malerman

"Inspection" by Josh Malerman

Review by Christopher Shultz
Though not without its flaws, "Inspection" upholds Malerman's premiere horror author status.

Writing Horror Using All Five Senses

Column by Repo Kempt
How to effectively use sensory details to connect with readers and maximize the fear in your writing.

The Folkloric And Literary Roots Of La Llorona

Column by Christopher Shultz
The fabled bogey-woman stars in a new Conjuring Universe film, but perhaps we shouldn't fear her at all.
"A Hawk in the Woods": Witchy Shenanigans and Spooky Folk Songs

"A Hawk in the Woods": Witchy Shenanigans and Spooky Folk Songs

Review by Max Booth III
Say hello to the best debut novel you'll read all year.

The Literary Influences Behind Jordan Peele's "Us"

Column by Christopher Shultz
There are film references abound in Jordan Peele's latest, but the written word also plays an important role in its proceedings.

The Five Habits of Highly Effective Horror Fiction Podcasts

Column by Luke Kondor
Want to start a fiction podcast? Here's what worked for the successful The Other Stories Podcast.

The Weird, Bloody Path to Fangoria

Column by Max Booth III
How one author got his book published by Fangoria.

The 13 Best Women Writing Horror Today

Column by Meredith Borders February 15, 2019
It's Women in Horror Month, so let's talk women in horror!

9 Ways to Celebrate Women in Horror Month

Column by Annie Neugebauer
Whether you’re new to Women in Horror Month or ringing it in for the tenth time, here are 9 ideas for how to celebrate.
The Bone Weaver's Orchard, Sarah Read, Gorgon: Stories of Emergence

Sarah Read on "The Bone Weaver’s Orchard", Horror, and Knitting

Interview by Annie Neugebauer January 30, 2019
We talk to author Sarah Read, discussing her debut novel "The Bone Weaver's Orchard", the differences between short and long fiction, editing and writing, hobbies, passions, and more.

Book vs. Film: "Bird Box"

Column by Christopher Shultz December 28, 2018
How does Susanne Bier's Netflix film stack up to Josh Malerman's debut novel?

Storyville: What the 'Best Horror of the Year' Anthology Can Teach Us

Column by Richard Thomas
There is a lot we, as authors, can learn by reading the Best Horror of the Year anthology.

The Most Anticipated Film & TV Adaptations of 2019

Column by Max Booth III
New Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, and others.

The 15 Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2019

Column by Max Booth III December 5, 2018
Horror continues to strive in the new year.

Storyville: Finding Hope in Dark Fiction

Column by Richard Thomas November 29, 2018
It's possible to put hope in your dark fiction, quite possibly leading to a more satisfying experience.

8 Conventions For Horror Writers in 2019

Column by Max Booth III
If you're wondering what this article is about, read the title again.

Storyville: Using Terror and Horror to Tell Powerful Stories

Column by Richard Thomas
When you use terror as the emotional set up, and horror as the devastating reveal, your stories will resonate with your readers.

Nonreaders Raise Nonreaders and Other Lessons Learned Selling Books at Small-Town Fests

Column by Max Booth III
A guide for surviving craft fairs and book conventions.

Exploring the Real Town Behind Silent Hill

Column by Michael David Wilson
In this article we explore the eerie parallels between Silent Hill and Centralia, Pennsylvania.

Ranking 20 Literary Monsters

Column by Peter Derk
Finally we've got the answer to the burning questions "Is Frankenstein better than Dracula?" "Is a swarm of slugs scarier than a haunted doll?" and "Why is the Jabberwock the worst monster ever?"