Horror Subgenres Part Six

In case you missed them, here are links to parts one, two, three, four and five.  And this is it! We’ve come to the last post about horror subgenres. Did I get them all? Probably not. But that’s alright. We covered a lot. And hey, if I missed a subgenre you love or one thatContinue reading “Horror Subgenres Part Six”

My Horror Heroes, Shirley Jackson

We’ve come to the last in my Horror Heroes series, but by far not the least. This author is a hero not only to me but to most of the other people on my hero list.  Of course, we’re talking about the astounding Shirley Jackson.  Shirley Jackson was an author when women weren’t supposed toContinue reading “My Horror Heroes, Shirley Jackson”

Horror Subgenres, Part Three

Just in case you missed them, here are links to part one and part two. Horror of demonic Some of these subgenres are pretty self-explanatory. Like this one. This subgenre is based on the theory that the world is a dark, dangerous, and scary place. And that it is that way because of demonic beingsContinue reading “Horror Subgenres, Part Three”

My horror heroes, Wes Craven

When I think of Wes Craven’s films, I’m struck with a flood of memories. Nightmare on Elm Street is the first horror movie I remember watching, with a babysitter who probably shouldn’t have let me watch it. I was little, curled up on our old couch in our trailer in the dark, eyes big asContinue reading “My horror heroes, Wes Craven”

How to start writing dark fantasy

Dark fantasy is certainly having a moment. Shows like Witcher and Wheel of Time, both of which I talked about on Haunted MTL, have gotten more fantasy fans interested in the creepier, more sinister side of the genre. And I love it. Not that I don’t enjoy the lighter side of fantasy. I wrote aContinue reading “How to start writing dark fantasy”

Markets- Pseudo Pod

Awhile ago I posted about a site called Escape Pod. This is a sister website, Pseudo Pod, that’s all about horror. I am a huge fan of scary, macabre, and anything creepy and crawly. So, I love this one. Genre- Horror. Word count- they want either flash fiction of around 500 to 1,000, or longerContinue reading “Markets- Pseudo Pod”