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:
- LitReactor feature the introductory lecture of Gabino Iglesias’ online MFA
- Writer Steven Savile writes on how he fell in love with horror
- Bloody Disgusting dissect Final Destination as part of their ‘You Aughta Know’ lookback series
- Tor.com pickout five horror novels driven by maternal instincts
- Tony Jones sits down for a chat with horror legend Ramsey Campbell for The Gingernuts of Horror
For those writers out there without the funds or the opportunity for a traditional MFA, Gabino Iglesias is running one in his own way on LitReactor and stage one starts off with some hard truths, worth reading for any writer.
Writer Steven Savile (Scavenger Summer) explains for Kendall Reviews how he first fell in love with horror and how he realised you can never go back.
With the original Final Destination celebrating its twentieth birthday, Ryan Larson writes for Bloody Disgusting’s lookback column, ‘You Aughta Know’ at just how well crafted a horror film it was.
Amanda Mactas picks out five horror novels driven by maternal instincts, both classic and contemporary, explaining how they use those instincts in different ways.
In this wide ranging interview, Tony Jones asks Ramsey Campbell about his new novel, the Wise Friend, as well as inspiration, art as fuel for horror and much more besides.
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