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 have writing advice on writing for you and not just for publication
- Bloody Disgusting dig deep into Wes Craven’s underappreciated Red Eye at fifteen years old
- Tor Nightfire pick out five books which deal with the horrors of racism
- Writer Preston Fassel waxes lyrical to Kendall Reviews on some of the outstanding scripts he read at Cinestate which never made it to the screen
- The Gingernuts of Horror interview author Dawn Kurtagich about her novel The Creeper Man and much more
Karis Rogerson, writing for LitReactor, reflects on the joy slipping away from writing as you increasingly write for publication, rather than for yourself. Here, she looks at how to reframe your writing and capture the spark that drew you to it in the first place.
Fifteen years after its initial release, Meagan Navarro writes for Bloody Disgusting on Red Eye, another example of a film where the celebrated director tried to shift the slasher genre out of its comfort zone.
With all eyes on the recent HBO TV adaptation of Matt Ruff’s Lovecraft Country, Nicole Hill of Tor Nightfire recommends the book from which the series came, alongside four other titles which lay bare the horrors of racism.
Writer Preston Fassel waxes lyrical to Kendall Reviews on some of the outstanding scripts he read at Cinestate which never made it to the screen
Writer Preston Fassel (Our Lady of the Inferno) writes for Kendall Reviews on some of the outstanding horror and genre scripts that he read while working at Cinestate, but which never quite made the final jump to production.
The Gingernuts of Horror interview author Dawn Kurtagich about her novel The Creeper Man and much more
The Gingernuts of Horror’s Youngblood Archives features an interview with YA horror author Dawn Kurtagich, talking about her novel, The Creeper Man, and much more.
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