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 consider the intertwined elements of family, legacy and hauntings
- Dread Central present a guest essay deconstructing the twin genres of horror and noir
- LitReactor offer advice on what writers can learn from reading bad fiction
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror discuss the genre credentials of writer Michel Houellebecq
- Lit Hub wonder on the monstrousness lurking within motherhood
Writer V. Castro, hot on the heels of her latest novel The Haunting of Alejandra, digs deep into family history, legacy, societal expectations and hauntings in this personal essay for Crime Reads.
Cartoonist, animator, writer and director Stephan Franck considers his new horror noir graphic novel series, Palomino, and deconstructs the two different, but inextricably linked genres.
In the latest Storyville craft advice article by Richard Thomas, LitReactor explains what writers can learn from reading bad fiction.
Writer and director Bob Freville writes this fascinating, in-depth look at the work of genre-writer in disguise Michel Houellebecq, as part of The Ginger Nuts of Horror’s ‘Letting The Eldritch Seep’ series.
Author Amanda Parrish Morgan studies the work of Claire Dederer, Mary Shelley and others to write on the monstrousness lurking in motherhood in this article for Lit Hub.
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