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:
- Writer Indrapramit Das writes on the monstrousness of the real for Tor Nightfire
- Stephanie M. Wytovich writes for LitReactor on poetry and battling the slasher movie in your head
- Bloody Disgusting pick out the five most terrifying folk demons in horror movies
- Writer Astrid Addams tells The Gingernuts of Horror what most terrified her as a child
- Night Worms’ Beth Griffith interviews writer and editor Mark Matthews
As part of the continuing coverage of the second season of ‘Come Join Us By The Fire’, Indrapramit Das, writer of the story ‘You Will Survive This Night,’ casts his mind back to the horrors of his childhood and his realisation that horror forms part of all art.
Writer and poet Stephanie M. Wytovich writes this deeply personal essay for LitReactor on writing poetry and the battle between creativity and mental health, which she likens to an internal slasher movie.
Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro turns her attention to folkloric demons, selecting the five most horrifying of their kind from horror movie history for this listicle.
Astrid Addams, writer of The Haunting of Hacket House, reveals to The Gingernuts of Horror what scared her as she was growing up.
Writer and editor Mark Matthews sits down for a chat with Night Worms’ Beth Griffiths, about his favourite recent horror releases, his anthologies and his own fiction.
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