Horror: Defining the Genre, Sub-genres, Styles, and More

Column by Annie Neugebauer February 22, 2018
How do we define horror? Is it speculative? What does style have to do with it? Does intensity matter? What's the difference between a sub-genre and a trend? All of your horror questions, answered.

Storyville: Eight New, Mashed Up Sub-Genres

Column by Richard Thomas
Some new hybrid narratives to breathe life into your writing.

Post-Apocelliptical: The New Old Face of the Post-Apocalypse

Column by Rajan Khanna August 12, 2015
With the release of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and the upcoming Fallout 4 video game, post-nuclear apocalypses are back in style. Rajan Khanna takes a look at why.
Bookshots: "The Glob Who Girdled Granville" and "The Secret Lives of Actors": A

Bookshots: "The Glob Who Girdled Granville" and "The Secret Lives of Actors": A Double Monster Feature, by Peter Grandbois

Review by Chris Rosales
Peter Grandbois's latest Monster Double Feature collection of novellas will amuse and terrify you at the same time.

Storyville: What is Neo-Noir Fiction?

Column by Richard Thomas July 2, 2013
Neo-noir fiction is literally defined as "new-black," but what exactly does that mean?