Scares for All: A Holiday Horror Rec Thread
I thought about doing a horror gift guide this year, but frankly I’ve done so many gift guides in my life as a content marketer that I’m sick to…
Emily Hughes
Yesterday I wrote a little screed about a certain best-of list. I’m in a slightly better mood today, but my point still stands: it is inexcusable, in 2…
Emily Hughes
I understand the logic in releasing a “best horror of the year” list at the end of October - yeah, yeah, it’s Halloween, fine, even though there’s a fu…
Emily Hughes
Hi pals! Sorry for the radio silence - I semi-accidentally took August off, which felt highly necessary after a summer that involved a week at SDCC for…
Emily Hughes
As a child, I had a profound fear of sharks, which mostly manifested when I was taking a shower. When I closed my eyes to put my face under the water, …
Emily Hughes
Speculative fiction has a laughably large amount of subgenre terminology floating around: steampunk, hopepunk, silkpunk, splatterpunk, biopunk, godpunk…
Emily Hughes
Hi! Sorry for the lack of email last week! As those of you adjacent to the book industry know, last week was Book Expo/BookCon week, when solidly half …
Emily Hughes
Let me start by saying that I don’t seek out body horror. When it comes to books, it’s not a selling point for me–being in a body all day every day is …
Emily Hughes
Conventional wisdom will tell you (if you listen, and why would you ever) that horror fiction is a man’s game. Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Joe Hill,…
Emily Hughes
In the hands of a skilled writer, short fiction can pack more of a punch than a full-length novel. I know short stories aren’t everyone’s cup of sacrif…
Emily Hughes
I didn’t really consider myself a horror reader until I was well into adulthood. I read scary books, of course - I devoured John Bellairs and definitel…
Emily Hughes
I’m an absolute wimp about horror movies. A complete garbage fire. I can’t watch one without crawling up a wall and imagining movement in every shadow …
Emily Hughes