Soon we celebrate Friday the 13th ... again, or specifically, Friday November 13th which is our second this year! For horror fans Friday the 13th dates on the calendar mark the greatest excuse to Netflix and chill, while rewinding some of the greatest slasher movies of all time. When you think of the evil villain serial killer who stalks morally bankrupt camp counselors, … [Read more...] about Jason Voorhees, Friday the 13th and the Worship of the Female Goddess Named Mom?
As a horror writer, you have been self-publishing short fiction, or novels in an effort to get the attention of publishers. Creative writers can dream of that moment when they are discovered. Much like a garage band that is signed up by a big agent for a record deal. Then suddenly, you are catapulted into fame and insanely large residuals for your horror novels, or … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Horror Writers Should Guest Blog
There are horror movies that you can’t wait to see. Literally, you are counting down the months and days until you can get into one of those fat leather recliners in the theater, bury yourself with an insanely sized soft drink and a bucket o’ popcorn the side of your head. Ahhh… finally, you’re going to watch something scary AF with an 8/10 probability of you sleeping … [Read more...] about 4 Pro Tips for Writing Psychological Traumatic Horror
Head to any major retail store and you’ll probably find a Ouija board in the kids game section. Next to Monopoly and Cards Against Humanity? Seriously? Unless you are an occult practitioner or someone who has studied the paranormal, a Ouija board probably looks harmless, like any other board game. But talk to people who have had a creepy or downright … [Read more...] about 5 Dangerous Things You Should Never Do With a Ouija Board
The original movie “The Evil Dead” was praised as one of the best horror films by the great Stephen King. Like many filmmakers in the early days of horror cinema, bringing “The Evil Dead” to the big screen was a bootstrap effort by a group of creative friends with big dreams (and non-existent production budget). If you have watched “The Evil Dead” a hundred times (and … [Read more...] about 4 Cool Things You Never Knew About Sam Raimi’s Movie “The Evil Dead”