Book vs. Films: "The Haunting Of Hill House"

Column by Christopher Shultz
How do the three screen adaptations of Shirley Jackson's seminal haunted house novel stack up to their source material?

The 20 Best Horror Stories Available Online for Free

Column by Max Booth III
It’s Halloween, so let’s celebrate by reading some spooky stories.

6 Killer Death Scenes to Tattoo On Your Writer's Brain

Column by JS Breukelaar April 8, 2016
Great death scenes take you along for the ride but leave you short, alone, not quite dead yourself, but not quite as alive as you thought you were. Or maybe more so.
Bookshots: 'Shirley' by Susan Scarf Merrell

Bookshots: 'Shirley' by Susan Scarf Merrell

Review by Cath Murphy June 12, 2014
What appears to be an ordinary mystery turns into something much weirder. But then this novel is about Shirley 'The Lottery' Jackson.

What Scares You? 30 Terrifying Horror Stories Straight Out Of Your Worst Nightmares

Column by Kimberly Turner October 31, 2012
Nothing to fear but fear itself? What about dead things, evil dolls, darkness, madmen, water, spiders, and snakes? No matter what freaks you out, there's a book that'll scare the hell out of you.

The Blagger’s Guide to Shirley Jackson

Column by Cath Murphy July 13, 2012
Want to hold your own with the literati but find the idea of actually reading serious books about as appealing as a night of passion with Newt Gingrich? Fear not, the Blagger’s Guide is ready to help.

LURID: Location, Location, Location - Haunted House Stories

Column by Karina Wilson March 30, 2012
Haunted house stories have always been a mainstay of horror fiction. Lurid surveys some of the prime real estate in this durable subgenre.