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:
- Tor Nightfire select five summer horror books to keep the sunshine away
- LitReactor have some frank and actionable advice on managing social media presence
- Dead Head Reviews continue their Pride in Horror Month coverage with this excellent article on anonymous love
- Bloody Disgusting consider the post-pandemic horror film landscape and consider a new golden age of slashers
- The Gingernuts of Horror’s Horror of Humanity column continues with this incredibly personal essay by writer Claire Fitzpatrick
Theresa DeLucci writes for Tor Nightfire about five perfect horror books to pick up and while away the hours in summer, steering clear of the sunlight, naturally.
Keeping up a social media presence is part and parcel of being a writer nowadays, more so if you’re independently publishing or your books are coming through small presses. Sadie Hartmann, aka Mother Horror has some helpful, actionable tips for you in this article for LitReactor.
Dead Head Reviews continue their Pride in Horror Month coverage with this excellent article on anonymous love
Hopeful Science Fiction writer Emry Sunderland writes this article for Dead Head Reviews’ Pride in Horror Month coverage, on how some science fiction shows are tackling on-screen same-gender relationships in a new and interesting way, which bodes well for the future.
Bloody Disgusting consider the post-pandemic horror film landscape and consider a new golden age of slashers
Bloody Disgusting’s Julieann Stipidis imagines the post-pandemic landscape for horror movies and points to some signs it might be ripe for a new golden age of slasher films.
The Gingernuts of Horror’s Horror of Humanity column continues with this incredibly personal essay by writer Claire Fitzpatrick
As part of the Gingernuts of Horror’s excellent, candid article series on mental health, ‘The Horror of Humanity,’ writer Claire Fitzpatrick writes this powerful, personal piece titled ‘When monsters are your friends.’
For more articles like this, please follow @thisishorror on Twitter.
Support This Is Horror Podcast on Patreon
- For $1 you get early bird access to all our podcasts and can submit questions to guests.
- For $3 you get access to our patrons-only podcast Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing.
- For $4 you get the full interview, no two-parters.
The best way to support This Is Horror is via Patreon. How much will you pledge? Go on. Be awesome.
This Is Horror Books
This Is Horror Books on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon
- They Don’t Come Home Anymore by T.E. Grau
- A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman
- The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud
- The Elvis Room by Stephen Graham Jones
- Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley
- Chalk by Pat Cadigan
- Roadkill by Joseph D’Lacey