I love horror movies. I'm pretty proud of myself for having seen most of the movies on this list. In the last 100 years, the horror genre (lovingly honored in the documentary Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue) has seen a lot of changes, but in some pretty important ways, remains the same. It's all … Continue reading A Century of Terror: The 100 Best Horror Movies of the Last 100 Years
(Not just some of the time; ALL of the time) It's Halloween (or close enough) so we're passing along what some say are the 50 Scariest Books in the History of Ever. As always, lists like these should be taken with a pretty big grain of salt, but the tomes mentioned here are pretty strong. … Continue reading 50 Scariest Books of All Time
All lists are subjective as they're based on the opinions of the originator(s) of said lists, but this one's pretty good. It even provides the YouTube videos showing the murder scenes in all their gory glory.
Talent in writing comes from those blessed with brevity. Getting your point across in the fewest possible words is a gift. That's why I'm so impressed with this page of horror stories, each only two sentences long, but truly terrifying. Enjoy.
I love me some horror novels & the ones on this list are pretty strong. Each author is only allowed one book on the list (and you can see the Stephen King entry, which has my seal of approval). Obviously, all lists are subjective but even if you don't agree, you'll probably get some good … Continue reading 50 Scariest Horror Novels of All Time
Chuck Wendig laid out his weekly flash fiction challenge from Terrible Minds: Subgenre Frankenstein. The writer is to randomly pick two of the 20 literary genres he provided and drop 1,500 words on it. My two were Low Fantasy/"Grimdark" and Fairy Tale. ------------------------------- Thomas woke up laughing and was slapped across the face. The boy … Continue reading Dream World: A Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge
Once again, I've taken up the challenge set by Chuck Wendig at his Terrible Minds blog. This time, we were tasked with a thousand-word piece that must include at least ten of the following words: Beast, brooch, cape, dinosaur, dove, fever, finger, flea,gate, insult, justice, mattress, moth, paradise, research, scream, seed,sparrow, tornado, university Game on. … Continue reading I’m Going To Kill Frank Leonard