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:
- The Guardian asks whether horror fiction is entering a golden age
- The Horror Tree carries out an experiment on the human brain to determine the effects of reading horror
- Writer S. A. Barnes tells The Ginger Nuts of Horror about her childhood fears
- LitReactor select ten Halloween-themed indie reads
- Crime Reads host a round table discussion on horror with fourteen incredible authors
Columnist Alison Flood looks at the recent raft of hugely successful horror fiction releases and wonders whether horror might be entering a golden age.
The Horror Tree carries out an experiment on the human brain to determine the effects of reading horror
Writer Eliza Sadler looks at the evidence for how reading horror effects the human brain – positively and negatively – and shares her findings in this article for The Horror Tree.
Ahead of the release of her new novel, Dead Silence, S. A. Barnes talks to The Ginger Nuts of Horror about what scared her as a child.
Andrew Fowlow, writing for LitReactor, selects ten Halloween-themed indie horror reads for spooky season and beyond.
Crimereads hosts a round table discussion with fourteen of the most exciting horror writers working today, discussing what got them into the genre, what it means for them, how horror is responding to Covid-19, and much more.
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