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- Tor Nightfire feature an article on the intertwining of horror and metal starting with Birmingham’s Black Sabbath
- Horrified Magazine take a look back at An American Werewolf In London forty years on
- Crime Reads feature a writing advice essay on the difference between likeable and relatable protagonists
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature a guest post on ‘the Christian weird’
- SPOILERS: Divination Hollow Reviews look at the Netflix adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House and the ‘manly hat problem’
Tor Nightfire feature an article on the intertwining of horror and metal starting with Birmingham’s Black Sabbath
Meghan Ball, writing for Tor Nightfire, explains the seemingly unbreakable connection between heavy metal and horror with a piece about Birmingham (UK)’s Black Sabbath.
Released in 1981, An American Werewolf In London has been with us for forty years. Horrified Magazine’s Dean Newman looks back at the cult classic in this aptly-titled article ‘Howling with laughter.’
Crime Reads feature a writing advice essay on the difference between likeable and relatable protagonists
Writer Bracken Macleod writes this craft essay for Crime Reads on flawed characters and how a relatable protagonist does not have to be a likeable one.
In this guest post for The Ginger Nuts of Horror, Jonathan Walker discusses his concept of ‘the Christian weird’ and how he views the supernatural entities in his latest novel.
SPOILERS: Divination Hollow Reviews look at the Netflix adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House and the ‘manly hat problem’
Dan Sexton-Riley zooms in on the character of Luke in the Netflix adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House, to look at what he coins ‘the manly hat problem,’ covering issues of toxic masculinity.
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