Exploring the Uncanny Valley: Ideas of utilizing ‘creepy’ in Dark Fantasy & Horror

Source here! Of all the horror topics I cover, I think the Uncanny Valley fascinates me the most, because it's what hits me the hardest when it comes to fear. This is odd for me to say, as dolls don't scare me, nor do clowns. Distorted faces do the trick for me, like the momo…

A Deep Dive into Creatives’ thoughts on Zombies

Art credit here! I will be upfront and say I am not a huge zombie fan, but there are depictions of zombies that I do enjoy. I feel they should be talked about and emphasized more, to be honest! I don't want to point out specific franchises, but rather explore what some in the creative…

Some of my Favorite Haunting Melodies

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Some good horror music can be excellent for getting into either a Halloween mood or writing that perfect horror/dark fantasy story. Today, I'm going to split my discussion into two categories: Lyrical songs vs. songs absent of lyrics. I will give 5 for each category, and explain why I like…

Cartoons that shaped my love for horror

Image obtained from here! When I was younger, I was exposed to a lot of content that frightened and fascinated me, leading me to becoming the gorgeous devilish fiend I am today. I fully support exposing some kids to the spooky, because it can lead to a fascination and creativity. Why am I on the…

NEW BOOK RELEASE: Cobratongue University: Professors & Kings! A magical college! You’re definitely going to want to check this out!

Interested in my novel?! CLICK HERE! Here is an animated cover I got from Morgan Wright! That's right folks! This is the fourth novel I've written at 80k+ words, and it's a standalone in my "Vampire Wars" universe! There will be another version, and a sequel, in the future, but this magical college can be…

Surreal Horror makes me Shudder (in a good way!)

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay As October and "spooky season" approaches, I wanted to bring attention to a type of horror that people don't generally think of when looking into the genre. This plays with your psyche, makes you feel off, like something is wrong, but it's not entirely evident as to what. Surreal horror…