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:
- Bloody Disgusting suggest five horror comics ripe for adaptation into movies
- Richard Thomas writes on ‘show, don’t tell,’ for his excellent LitReactor craft series, Storyville
- Cemetery Dance feature chapter eight of Brian Keene’s History of Horror
- The Gingernuts of Horror continue their important and candid series on mental health
- The Horror Tree feature an interview with author Jeff Strand
Lindsay Traves, writing for Bloody Disgusting, picks out five horror comic properties crying out for an adaptation to the big screen.
Every installment of Richard Thomas’ Storyville series for LitReactor is worth your time reading, but this one deals with one of the fundamentals of story, ‘show, don’t tell.’ Sit back and let a master explain it for you.
Continuing his History of Horror article series for Cemetery Dance, Brian Keene arrives at the period around the turn of the nineteenth century and picks out a selection of the best the gothic literature movement produced at the time.
Dan Weatherer, ever an outspoken voice in the quest for acknowledgement and awareness of mental health (as his book, Sounds of a Mad Man, attests) gets into the hot seat for the latest installment of the Gingernuts of Horror’s outstanding and valuable article series on mental health: The Horror of Humanity.
Lionel Ray Green writes up this enlightening interview with the prolific, inimitable Jeff Strand for The Horror Tree, discussing several of his releases and his writing life more generally.
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