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Guest Post by Miguel Rodriguez… How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Monster: Overcoming the Stigma of the Horror Genre

Gustave Doré illustrates Dante’s vision of Satan

It is important to remember that the stories I’ve mentioned were never really called “horror stories” because horror as a genre is essentially a ploy to make certain properties more marketable to a segment of the population.

“The Raven” and the Case of the Dashingly Heroic Author

Photo Credit: Larry Horricks © 2011 Amontillado Productions, LLC. All rights reserved.

Why do filmmakers never tire of romanticizing authors’ lives, and why do we never tire of flocking to the finished products…?