Horror Month

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.

Mary SanGiovanni is the author of the THE HOLLOWER trilogy (the first of which was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award), THRALL, CHAOS, CHILLS, and the forthcoming SAVAGE WOODS, and the novellas FOR EMMY, POSSESSING AMY, THE FADING PLACE, and NO SONGS FOR THE STARS and the forthcoming A QUIET PLACE AT WORLD’S END, as… Continue reading Mary SanGiovanni is our Celebrity Sunday Guest

Let’s Talk Horror

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Sunday’s Guest spot is on hold. Instead we will present a Topic Chat on How to write a horror story: 6 terrific tips. Is Terror the same as Horror? Mmm, well, not so much.  ‘Terror’ describes a state of feeling. Oxford Dictionaries simply define it as ‘extreme fear’. To ‘terrorize’, means…… Continue reading Let’s Talk Horror

Recap of Sunday’s Topic & Introducing Loren Rhoads

On Sunday we looked head on into the eyes of horror and survived. Some things to keep in mind if we are going to write horror include what makes a good horror story and things a writer can learn by observing someone else’s horror story. Good Horror means a Good Setting Don’t go overboard on…… Continue reading Recap of Sunday’s Topic & Introducing Loren Rhoads