Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado:
- Crime reads ask what’s left to write about strange and frightening houses
- Writer Jennifer Soucy tells Divination Hollow why she writes creepy stuff
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature this article by Gaby Triana on de-troping witch lit
- Morbidly Beautiful look back at horror fiction releases in 2020 and choose their favourites
- Tor Nightfire talk to writer, editor and producer Tonia Ransom about black horror
Writing for Crime Reads, Tatiana de Rosnay, author of Flowers of Darkness, asks the question: “What’s left to write about strange and frightening houses?” Then answers with a whole lot of things.
Jennifer Soucy, author of Clementine’s Awakening, explains to Divination Hollow why she chooses to write stories with a creepy edge to them.
Gaby Triana, author of Moon Child, examines the tropes within witch lit and considers how they might be unpicked and subverted.
Morbidly Beautiful’s Ethan Robles looks back at the highlights of horror fiction in the horror story that was the year 2020.
Tor Nightfire’s Aigner Loren Wilson talks to writer, editor and producer Tonia Ransom – perhaps best known for the Nightlight Podcast – about black horror.
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