5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 April 2020


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Bloody Disgusting feature an essay from director Mike Flanagan about fear in times of uncertainty

Mike Flanagan, director of Doctor Sleep and The Haunting of Hill House (2018), talks about his own concerns and his viewing habits during this difficult period.

George Daniel Lea writes for The Gingernuts of Horror on the new life being breathed into survival horror

With the remakes of Resident Evil 2 & 3 proving huge successes, George Daniel Lea (Born in Blood Vol 1) ruminates on what may be next for the video game genre, as well as looking back at some key entries of the past.

Kendall Reviews present a guest post, demystifying mentorship from the 2019 Bram Stoker Award-winning mentor, writer and editor Lee Murray

If you’ve been wondering what mentorship is all about and how it works, this in-depth article from none other than the 2019 Bram Stoker Award-winning mentor Lee Murray should clear it all up for you. A must read  for up and coming writers.

Gabino Iglesias at LitReactor writes this advice piece on the process of requesting blurbs for your book

It’s a process that makes even veteran authors cringe, seeking positive words for the covers of a book from a respected, notable author. Gabino Iglesias (Coyote Songs) cuts through to the bones of the process in this advice article for LitReactor.

Nicole Simms, writing for The Horror Tree, has some suggestions on kicking self doubt with the help of online writing groups

Writing for The Horror Tree’s ‘Setting Self-doubt On Fire’ series, Nicole Simms looks at the role online writing groups can play in helping writers build confidence and improve their craft.

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