Horror & Dark Fantasy

IntheNightWood-Banner-new1

Advertisement

Nonfiction

Editorial

Editorial: March 2018

Be sure to check out the Editorial for a rundown of this month’s content, plus all our news and updates.

Author Spotlight

Nonfiction

Launching Our Patreon and Drip, or How to Become a Dragonrider or Space Wizard

If you enjoy Lightspeed and Nightmare and my anthologies, our new Patreon and Drip pages will be a way for you to help support those endeavors by chipping in a buck or more on a recurring basis. Your support will help us bring bigger and better (and more) projects into the world. Read this to learn more.

Nonfiction

Book Reviews: February 2018

This month, Terence Taylor goes looking for fresh stand-alone fiction and finds He Digs a Hole, by Danger Slater, and Frankenstein in Baghdad, by Ahmed Saadawi.

Author Spotlight

Nonfiction

The H Word: Supernatural Horror in a Secular World

Last summer at NecronomiCon Providence, I moderated a panel called “Faithful Frighteners,” in which we discussed whether or not it’s harder for an atheist to be frightened by a story in which the horror depends on the trappings of a religious worldview. Faith is by definition the suspension of disbelief, so it struck me as related when at the same convention, renowned anthologist Ellen Datlow commented that she finds supernatural horror more effective in short stories than in novels because it’s harder to sustain that suspension of disbelief for an entire novel.

Editorial

Editorial: February 2018

Be sure to check out the Editorial for a run-down of this month’s dark content and to get all our news and updates.

Author Spotlight

Nonfiction

Interview: S.P. Miskowski

Three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee S.P. Miskowski was raised in Decatur, Georgia, but later moved to the Pacific Northwest. After receiving an M.F.A. from the University of Washington and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, she seemed poised for a career as a writer of mainstream fiction (she cites Flannery O’Connor as an early influence), but instead found her way into the horror genre. She debuted with Knock Knock, the first of a series of books set in the fictional town of Skillute.

Author Spotlight