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The Problem with Horror: Length

Horror  – in any medium – has a weakness. It’s almost always too long. And long horror doesn’t really work – it might start off strong, but it slowly attenuates, ending in anticlimax. 1,376 more words


For the Love of Short Stories

Until fairly recently I’d never fully appreciated how wonderful a short story can be. I hadn’t appreciated, more specifically, that there’s a kind of genius in condensing a whole story into such a small number of words or throwing a reader straight into the lives of fully formed characters without preamble. 332 more words

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Carrie (Stephen King 1974)

Carrie is Stephen King’s first novel, and also one of his most famous. This in part due to the numerous adaptations over the years, of which the most notable is the 1976 film adaptation. 613 more words


#SpookyAllYear Celebration!

To celebrate Spooky All Year I am sharing the cover of Wolf Moon. It is being hosted by the peeps over at The Midnight Society… 13 more words

Review: "Misery" by Stephen King

Published by: Chancellors Press

 Once again I’m reviewing a Stephen King book – the last of the 3 books in the edition I borrowed from Joey – Misery. 507 more words

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Review: "Carrie" by Stephen King

Carrie by Stephen King

Published by: Chancellor press

Pages: 199

 I recently read Carrie by the wonderful Stephen King.

This came in an edition with… 667 more words

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Review: "The Shining" by Stephen King



The Shining by Stephen King

Published by: Chancellor press

Pages: 317

 So I’m finally back with another post, and once again feeling guilty for never posting. 456 more words

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