Welcome to Lovecraft
Welcome to Lovecraft, the first volume in Joe Hill’s Locke & Key graphic novel series, focuses on siblings Bode, Tyler, and Kinsey Locke relocating from California to […]
The Yellow Wallpaper
The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a brilliant 1892 story that presents the first-person chronicle of a woman in a stifling marriage driven […]
Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates
Zombie is a 1995 novel by Joyce Carol Oates. It’s the epistolary story of Quentin P., the under-achieving son of a college professor who is out […]
Caitlín R. Kiernan’s dark fantasy novel The Drowning Girl: A Memoir and Robert W. Chambers’ supernatural story collection The King in Yellow have several themes in common—ancient […]
What is Gaslighting?
I’ve worked with a number of horror writers, and many of my students’ manuscripts deal with characters who are in emotionally or psychologically abusive situations. […]
Who’s Mary Sue?
“Write what you know” is good advice for most any author. And authors typically know themselves better than anyone else (or at least they should; […]