The Red Tree

August 1, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Caitlín R. Kiernan’s The Red Tree is a dizzying weird gothic novel that chronicles the final months of a writer named Sarah Crowe as she grieves for […]

Themed Anthologies

July 25, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 1

A themed anthology is a book-length work containing short stories, essays or poetry all written by different authors on the same theme, concept or topic. […]

Plague, Inc.

July 12, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 1

Plague Inc. is a fairly addictive strategy game in which you play the role of an emerging, evolving pandemic disease. It’s available for iOS, Android, […]

What’s Weird Fiction?

July 12, 2017 Lucy A. Snyder 1

Weird fiction can refer to a couple of different types of literature, depending on who’s discussing which books and stories. Classic Weird Fiction “Classic” weird […]

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On Dark Fantasy

February 20, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

In the 1990s, dark fantasy became regarded as being “code” for horror. Why? Major publishers who flooded the market with awful, horrible, no-good novels in […]

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On Horror

October 4, 2005 Lucy A. Snyder 0

“Horror is not a genre, like the mystery or science fiction or the western. It is not a kind of fiction, meant to be confined […]