Love and Horror (and a New Work-in-Progress)

Today I joked to a friend that if I really wanted to hurt my characters, I’d write romance instead of horror. This came after he expressed concern over how many characters I killed off in the course of a story I’m working on (taking a break from the screenplay to polish a short story before a submission … Read more

My Horror Movie Watch List for 2016

Yesterday I shared the horror novels that made my reading list for 2016. Today I thought I’d share some of the horror movies that I plan to watch as well. Many of these are films I’ve been wanting to watch for the first time, though some are favorites I watch repeatedly. The Shining Dusk till … Read more

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

I’d like to talk a little bit about the background of my first horror novel today. On its most basic level, it’s a ghost story — based on an urban legend from my college town, but a ghost story nonetheless. Ghost stories appeal to me in large part due to their plausibility (at least in … Read more