Since it is the last day of Halloween, and Nanowrimo Eve, the list today is horror books and movies about WRITERS!
I've tried to collect horror here with positive (or at least, not damaging) portrayals of disability.
If there's one thing I fear, it's the coming of winter each year. I hate being cold, and I know I'm not alone - which is probably why this list was so easy to make!
It's one of our earliest fears, the boogeyman in the closet. This creature goes by many names, but a few things remain the same: he is a shadowy entity who preys on children.
Discovering the unknown can dredge up a variety of fears, and where best to meet the unknown than on a road trip? Instead of snacking on gas station food and singing along to the radio, these stories take us on a literal journey as the characters try to escape the monsters that follow them.
Little kids are usually pretty creepy in horror. One of their creepiest habits is having an imaginary friend, who usually turns out to be a ghost or a demon.
Western horror is largely about a fear of the unknown - being in uncharted territory, and about lawlessness - a land where the villains can rule.
One of the best things about horror is how self-referential it often is. Whether referring to classic horror, or to the tropes inherent in horror novels, the following books and movies break through the fourth wall as only horror can.
A while back, Forever Lost in Literature posted a list of the the ten longest books they had read. This week, I'm adding my own list.
Ghosts, goblins, murder, and all other sorts of creepiness!