Masters of Horror

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My first horror novel as a published author will be released in five months (Hollow Blood: Sleepy Hollow Horrors, Book One) and someone asked me why? After reading my rather meaty and provocative, futuristic After Eden thriller series, they wondered aloud how I could possibly dish out something in the schlocky horror genre. Well, I might have said the exact …

Top Five Reasons Why The Walking Dead Is Great Drama!

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Is the Walking Dead Our Modern-Day Shakespeare?   Okay, after this blog post I will impose a one year ban on myself for using Shakespeare in any blog, but I had to. Today the reading of the works of Shakespeare is no longer a requirement in most American high schools anymore and in the original Elizabethan English of the late sixteenth …

Month’s Guest Blogger (Horror) Liz Wilkins

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October Guest Blogger Liz Wilkins of the website Liz Loves Books! Well it’s October and for horror enthusiasts, that means Halloween and endless scary books, movies and the like. I announced last month that horror is one of the genres I’ll be releasing next year. Though it is one of the genres I like, the truth is most horror entertainment …

A Society Darkly

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Is “Good” Horror Becoming too Horrific? When I think of what I consider the best horror movies of all time, The Exorcist (1973) and The Shining (1980) immediately spring to mind.  I hate slasher films (excluding the original 1978 Halloween movie) and what’s called “torture-porn” (Saw, Hostel and the like) and never watch them. Back in 1995, I saw David Fincher’s …