Being a big fan of the Bates Motel TV series, and having bought each new season on DVD every year, I was so looking forward to watching Season 5, which is the last in the series, as it takes Norman’s … Read More
I want to tell you all how much I enjoyed my visit to the Liverpool Horror Con last Saturday.
It was the first horror con I had ever visited, and I must say that now … Read More
I’ve read some pretty poor horror books in my time, but I have to say that the following are the 10 most disappointing horror novels I have ever had the misfortune to waste my money on.
- Something Wicked This Way
Here are my Top 10 Horror Villains
- The Wolf Man
- Annie Wilkes (from Stephen King’s Misery)
- Jason Voorhees
- Michael Myers
- Dr Phibes (played by the late, great Vincent Price)
- Pennywise the Clown (From It)
- Leatherface (from Texas Chainsaw
Here are my Top 10 Horror Comedies
- Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
- American Werewolf In London (1981)
- Abbott and Costello Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1953)
- Dance of the Vampires (or The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
- Carry On
So you want to be a horror writer? So you want to create the creepiest stories you possibly can with a view to scaring the living daylights out of your readers? Well, as a horror writer myself, I would like … Read More
Hammer’s supernatural movie The Quiet Ones, in which a University physics professor assembles a team to help create a poltergeist, is actually based on a true story which happened way back in the 1970’s, when a group of Canadian … Read More
Emily Booth is more popularly known as the glamorous, dark-haired TV presenter of The Horror Channel.
Emily was born in Chester, England in 1976 but grew up in Hastings, East Sussex. Her paternal great grandfather … Read More
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is the premier organisation for writers and publishers of horror and dark fantasy throughout the world.
A non-profit body, one of the Horror Writers Association’s primary goals is to encourage public interest in, and generate … Read More
Want to write a horror story? Here are ten tips for you:
1. Try to be original – The more different you make your story, the more it will appeal to publishers and readers.
2. Plan your story in advance … Read More