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 run a feature article on Netflix’s dominance of the horror genre in 2018
- The 1428 Elm site on Fansided lead with a retrospective on The Exorcist and the impact it continues to have on the genre today
- LitReactor tells us how we can learn from The Year’s Best Horror anthology, every year
- Kendall Reviews offers up a Christmas horror story from ‘King of Pain’ John F. D. Taff
- The Horror Tree talks to author Steve Stred
Meagan Navarro of Bloody Disgusting writes a year-end editorial, looking at the ways in which Netflix was the main player in the horror genre for film in 2018.
The 1428 Elm site on Fansided lead with a retrospective on The Exorcist and the impact it continues to have on the genre today
1428 Elm’s Susan Leighton peels back the lid on The Exorcist and looks at how it continues to influence the genre, some forty-five years on.
In this article by Richard Thomas, discover the many ways in which Ellen Datlow’s The Year’s Best Horror anthology can be used and indeed is used by him, to level up your horror writing.
As part of their December short, festive horror series, Kendall Reviews features a Christmas horror feature from John F. D. Taff, revealing some of the more horrific stories behind the holiday season.
Erin Al-Mehairi talks to Steve Stred about his fiction, his writing style and much more besides, for The Horror Tree.
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