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 an article on how to write conflict without simply resorting to violence
- Tor Nightfire feature five YA horror novels packed with adult scares
- Ink Heist feature brand new, heart-wrenching fiction from Laurel Hightower
- Kendall Reviews showcase four poems by horror writer Alicia Hilton as part of their Hooked on Poetry season
- Penny Jones interviews Tabatha Wood for The Gingernuts of Horror about the mental health charity anthology, Black Dogs Black Tales
Autumn Christian, author of Girl Like a Bomb, writes this feature article on LitReactor on how to write compelling, tense conflict scenes, without simply resorting to violence.
Tor Nightfire’s Nicole Hill suggests five YA horror novels whose scares will leave even the most hardened horror aficionado quaking.
Ink Heist continue their run of showcasing incredible original fiction with this piece, ‘Though Your Heart is Breaking’ by Laurel Hightower, author of Whispers in the Dark and the forthcoming Cross Roads.
Throughout the month of May, Kendall Reviews are teaming up with Hook of a Book in celebrating dark poetry for a series they are calling Hooked on Poetry. In this installment, Alicia Hilton (Moonlight, Gunshot, Mallet, Flame) provides four poems. Read these and then check out the rest of the series.
Penny Jones interviews Tabatha Wood for The Gingernuts of Horror about the mental health charity anthology, Black Dogs Black Tales
Penny Jones talks to Tabatha Wood, for The Gingernuts of Horror, on her work bringing together and editing Black Dogs Black Tales, the mental health charity anthology released through Steve Dillon’s Things in the Well.
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