This week, for the third installment of our Dead Author Dedication in honor of Bram Stoker. We're going to be discussing one of his characters who doesn't get quite as much attention as the vampire king Dracula, but is still a character that blossomed beyond the original story by Stoker. The mysteriously knowledgeable and most famous vampire hunter, Dracula's nemesis, Abraham … [Read more...] about Inspiration for Van Helsing and Vampire Hunters
Where did cosmic horror originate? What is gothic horror? What are the best horror books, comics and graphic novels to read? We hope to help answer some of these questions with our articles and best of lists.
PBH -Tell me a bit about yourself and what got you into horror writing? KS - The earliest memories I have of loving spooky things were from trick-or-treating as a tiny child, and then an old Time-Life Library book about ghosts and the paranormal which I read at about 6 or 7, which really sparked my fascination. My dad bought me Stephen King books in the 80s when I … [Read more...] about Interview with “Wendigogo” Author Kris Silva
How would you feel if you suddenly started receiving letters from someone you didn't know? Personal letters, from someone who seemed to know more about you than you ever wanted to admit to yourself? The End of the Sentence (2014) delivers--it's not only difficult to put down, (or stop listening to, if you opt to experience it as an audiobook) but it is also easily digestible … [Read more...] about Interview with Female Horror Author Kat Howard
PB - Tell me a bit about yourself and what got you started in horror writing.JM: I have always been a fan of horror. As a young kid, I loved the old Universal classic movies, Frankenstein and Dracula and the whole crew, as well as the giant monsters of the 1950s, the postwar dread of the new atomic age. I also loved the Roger Corman Poe films of the 1960s. I mention movies … [Read more...] about Interview with Horror Author John McFarland
Tell me a bit about yourself and what got you into writing supernatural detective horror? Well, I have loved all things supernatural since I was in elementary school. I remember checking out R.L. Stine books from the library every week, first Goosebumps and then Fear Street. Reading has always been an escape for me and the creepier the story the better. … [Read more...] about Interview with Horror Author Marie Batiste