What first piqued your interest in horror, and why do you enjoy writing in the genre? A child born in the 60s, I was raised on Pinocchio, Grimm’s Tales and libraries of other allegoric tales meant to keep children on the straight and narrow, so perhaps there was an inevitability about my recent progression down … Continue reading Women In Horror…In The Words Of Lee Murray
What first piqued your interest in horror, and why do you enjoy writing in the genre? I published my first piece, a magazine article, way back in 1986 during university. After years of writing mostly non-fiction, I turned to fiction in 2007 and wrote short stories with a downbeat or melancholy feel. In retrospect, … Continue reading In The Words Of Deb Sheldon…
By Marty Young First published February 8, 2015. In January 2014, I ran a Horror Roundtable for the HWA called Sexism in Horror, and after that discussion, I went to my bookcase and considered the novels I owned. About eighty percent of them were by male writers. It wasn’t something done on purpose. Those who … Continue reading The Wonderfully Horrific World Of Female Horror Writers
In the horror and thriller pantheon, women have not always been seen as equal to their male counterparts. This is such a bizarre concept, as women have excelled at capturing terror since the dark ages!