Haters will say it’s photo-shopped. I just re-read Lovecraft’s novella At The Mountains of Madness. I think the story still resonates today. One of the central themes is the deterioration of civilizations over time. How from neglect and indifference its citizens lose their ways. I.e., skills, technologies, beliefs, and astuteness at surviving their surroundings. No, I’m not […]
Bird Box could teach you to use present tense well, and how to sustain it over the length of a book.
Quick reminder: if you’re a Hellraiser fan who hasn’t read Clive Barker’s novella The Hellbound Heart you’re doing it wrong. It being living. P.S. I vouch for the first two films only.
Courtesy of All Things Halloween
Parker Steven Jackson is one hell of a horror artist. I love this drawing because the creature in it is so archetypal–the unconscious thing that stalks our nightmares. A mish-mash of demon, ghoul, and general nightmare shtuff that the collective unconscious regurgitates while we sleep. Parker Steven Jackson also gives the creature character. Doesn’t he? […]
Courtesy of Terror, Horror, & Fantasy
Spring is coming. The sun already lingers in the sky. Its warmth shines on our pale winter flesh. But as fans of horror literature, there’s no reason to totally say farewell to the cold darkness. Luckily, publishers in the horror genre have some excellent new chills to serve up for Spring 2018, from a diverse […]
Courtesy of Devil’s Playground
Dark fantasy writing prompt for embittered Millennials saddled with student loan debt.