Interesting article about ghost stories: How Ghost Stories Work. There is a strong emphasis on the psychological and tragic elements that I appreciated very much.
Fear is one of the hardest reactions to provoke in writing. Just flip through the pages of any ghost story anthology; how many of them are genuinely scary? It takes more than tortured groans, rattling chains, and a splattering of gore; anyone can do that. But the art of raising goose bumps? That is an […]