My Stomach Is Full Of Eels And It’s “A Cure For Wellness”!

3 03 2017

Bless this digusting, bloated and atmospheric mess. Let’s be upfront: this movie does not fully work. For a horror movie centered on existential dread and psychosis, it has a few too many moving parts. Now, it’s definitely a beautiful and haunting mess. Bojan Bazelli creates indelible images just by using the movie’s limited palettes of […]

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Writers: House Cat vs. Giant Insect!

27 02 2017





Writing Prompts: Octopuses and Lethal Illness

22 02 2017

Cephalopods are overwhelming the world’s oceans. After the dolphins leave, will the octopi move in on the fish? Touch the coolest lil beastie to see the article.

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There is the Spanish Flu. There is Ebola. There is the Black Death. Why have we not heard of the British Sweats? It has a 40% mortality rate. What would happen now if it came back? Touch the Limey Ponce to learn more.

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Writers: How Far Can You Fall And Live?

18 02 2017

http://mentalfloss.com/article/63088/how-far-can-you-fall-and-still-survive





Writers: Pixar Offers Writing Courses FREE

17 02 2017

https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/15/pixar-offers-free-online-lessons-in-storytelling-via-khan-academy/?sr_share=facebook





Women in Horror Month

16 02 2017

NADIA BULKIN

Enter, you. You’re a writer. You’re a horror writer. You’re a woman.

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You go to see a new horror movie. It is filled with young ladies in peril, and then in various states of undress (still in peril), and then in various states of dissection (still in undress). The camera fawns over their destroyed bodies. The one who entered the movie broken gets to live. It’s the reward for her suffering. You come home disappointed. “Well, I could have told you it was going to be like that,” your male roommate says. “If there’s a half-naked girl in the trailer, you know the movie’s going to be rapey.”

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You are an ambassador of your gender, so you better be good: in your writing, in your attitude, in your openness to overture. Someone generous is taking a chance on you, so don’t disappoint, or you’re the last lady horror…

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Writers: A Preview of Jay Smith’s “The Resurrection Pact”

15 02 2017

Chapter One The resort concierge was a tiny, bald Frenchman in his sixties, but he towered over me in the hallway. The air of dignity and propriety he carried with him just made me feel worse. From my position, prone on the floor of the hotel hallway, I felt like a stain on his […]

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