Photo by Bui Bao on Unsplash At the start of every story, a monster hides in a closet eager for the narrative to get close enough to claw through its chest cavity and rip its soul out. That monster’s name? They call her, Setting. This baby’s got teeth and will kill your story if not handled right. What … Continue reading Setting, or the Monster Named
Two totally different things, but something neat that happened recently with the writer, Ronald Malfi. First, I had enough spare time to re-watch this space-horror starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, and Joely Richardson. I have a hard time remembering movies or books that I encountered years before, and it's not getting easier, and reliving this … Continue reading Event Horizon and Malfi
When I was about six or seven years old, my family went to a local fair. You probably all know the kind. Flashing lights, fried food, wafting odor of shit everywhere. It's the kind of place that every backwoods kid loves to go to. The parents will tell you not to get too close to … Continue reading Why Horror?