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:
- Tor Nightfire introduce us to six horror short stories that still haunt them to this day
- British horror writer Phil Sloman offers some tips on writing character
- SPOILERS: Dread Central examine the theme of forgiveness in 2016’s A Dark Song and new release Amulet
- The Gingernuts of Horror look at some of the best horror books of 2020 to date
- Kendall Reviews interview up and coming author Joshua Marsella on his novella, Scratches
Sometimes the most terrifying and memorable horror comes in short story form. Nicole Hill over at Tor Nightfire chooses six horror shorts that have left their mark on her.
Anyone who has read any of Phil Sloman’s work (Les Vacances, Broken on the Inside) will be aware that his characters leap off the page, taking on a life of their own. In this blog post, he shares some tips on writing fully realised, believable characters.
SPOILERS: Dread Central examine the theme of forgiveness in 2016’s A Dark Song and new release Amulet
Chad Collins, writing for Dread Central, examines the themes of forgiveness in horror movies, A Dark Song and Amulet. This article contains heavy spoilers for both films.
The Gingernuts of Horror’s Vanessa Kearney looks back on the horror releases that 2020 has offered up to date and picks out some of the highlights.
Fresh from the release of his debut novella, Scratches, Joshua Marsella sits down for this fascinating conversation on the novella, how he became a horror writer, and much more.
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