5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 May 2021


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LitReactor ask whether ‘the hero’s journey’ may now be obsolete

Author Gabriel Hart writes this essay for LitReactor on whether the concept of ‘the hero’s journey’ might now be obsolete or at least need to be re-evaluated.

Alan Baxter writes in his blog about the balance between success and a lack of it

Writer Alan Baxter, author of The Gulp, pens this frank essay about success in writing and just how hard-earned it is, pointing to the mountains of hard work and disappointment which feeds into every achievement.

Kendall Reviews feature a guest article by Joshua Chaplinsky on his new novel and genre

Joshua Chaplinsky, fresh from the release of his new novel, The Paradox Twins, writes this guest post for Kendall Reviews on the blurred lines of genre.

Bloody Disgusting run an editorial on why the world needs more diversity in black horror

Bloody Disgusting’s Marcus Shorter explains why, even though more and more black horror is finding its way to audiences, more diversity of stories is still needed.

The Horror Tree features a guest post from writer and independent publisher Rebecca Rowland

Rebecca Rowland writes this first in a two-part article series on what it’s like to be an independent publisher of horror fiction.

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