Gothic horror seeks to suck the reader in with highly descriptive passages. If you get the sensation of being able to see, feel, touch, smell, and hear the story within the words.
Is it Horror or is it a Thriller
Let’s talk about it.
We are willing to indulge because we know we are safe. We control the book. We can put it down anytime we wish. We don’t even have to commit to reading the whole thing.
Reading horror is like having protected sex.
Something I want to address for Sunday’s chat is Confirmation Bias.
After we are clear on bias, the good and the bad, I want to touch on the following items from last Sunday’s List.
Because my I approach research with a “liberal arts method” I sometimes get so interested in what I see or hear I fall into “self-indulgence.”