The 13th Floor

Scary Fun 

Short Frights: Check Out the Horror Short Story “The Hounds of Glen Ellen”

Occasionally on Blumhouse.com, we like to send chills down your spine with short stories! This one is by Blumhouse staffer Zac Locke. Please enjoy “The Hounds of Glen Ellen.”   “Did you hear that?” she’d asked. But he hadn’t, and told her so, and his eyelids were thick with tannins and drooped back down slowly […]

Scary Fun 

10 Recent Horror Novels that Will Scare the Hell Out of You!

Some people love to spend Halloween at massive gatherings while dressed as the latest pop culture trend, while others want to just keep a low profile and curl up with a spine-chilling book. The following 10 books are wonderfully terrifying recent releases (within the past 2 years) that are guaranteed to captivate your imagination on […]

Films 

Revisiting Stephen King’s PET SEMATARY

On the long list of forthcoming Stephen King remakes, PET SEMATARY ranks near the very top.   The 1983 novel is a fan favorite that outsold all of the author’s previous books, and the 1989 film adaptation outgrossed all previous King movies—which is ironic, because King initially didn’t want to publish the book and nobody in […]

Looking Back at Horror Fiction in 2015: A Year of Highs and Lows

In the world of publishing and horror, 2015 was a year of as many highs as lows. This column is not a long one, so I’ll hit the highlights (and lowlights), then count on you to do further research on anything that may intrigue you. In a ray of light around the world, sales of print books […]

So… Where are the Women of Literary Horror?

How long has it been since you’ve seen a new horror novel on the shelves of your local bookstore by a female author? What has happened to the best-selling female writers of dark fiction books from 20, 10 or even 5 years ago? Why aren’t there new hardback Anne Rice, Heather Graham Pozzessere or Laurell […]

‘Norman, Is That You?’ An Interview with PSYCHO: SANITARIUM Author Chet Williamson

In 1959 Robert Bloch released Psycho, a tale of terror that would forever change the face of literary horror. A year later his tale of the ultimate mother’s boy was turned into a classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Joseph Stefano. It wasn’t until 22 years later, in 1982, that […]