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 list some incredible books scheduled for the last quarter of the year
- Tor Nightfire feature a guest article on the need for fat positivity in horror
- Bloody Disgusting dissect the chest defibrillation scene from The Thing forty years on
- Dread Central run a feature article in defence of Juno from The Descent
- The Horror Tree talk to Laurel Hightower about the process of crafting novellas
LitReactor’s Peter Derk picks out some highlights of autumn’s book releases, including new fiction from Cormac McCarthy and a non-fiction writing book by Haruki Murakami.
Nico Bell and Sonora Taylor, fresh off the release of their new fat-positive anthology, Diet Riot, write this guest post for Tor Nightfire on why fat positivity in horror is so important.
Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro looks back at The Thing, forty years after its cinematic release and drills down into why that chest defibrillation scene is so incredibly effective.
Neil Marshall’s 2006 film, The Descent, remains hugely influential in horror cinema. Chad Collins of Dread Central writes this feature article analysing and defending the role of Juno in the cult film.
After following up 2020’s Crossroads with this year’s hit creature feature novella, Below, Laurel Hightower is something of an expert in crafting incredible novellas. The Horror Tree’s Rob E. Boley sits down with her to find out part of her process.
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