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The Terrifying 1990s: Five Horror Films that Haunt Us Still

Greetings, fellow horror enthusiasts! Today, I’m eager to delve into the chilling world of 1990s horror films. This decade brought us some unforgettable tales that continue to haunt our dreams and spark fascination to this day. So, let’s step into the abyss and explore five of my favorite horror classics from the ’90s.  1. Se7en

Sam Neill’s Terrifying Duality: Exploring the Underrated Sci-Fi Horror Films Event Horizon and In the Mouth of Madness

I have always found myself drawn to films that delve into the dark and mysterious realms of the human psyche. In the vast landscape of horror cinema, there are certain gems that often go unnoticed or underappreciated, buried beneath the more commercially successful blockbusters. Today, I want to shed some light on two such films

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Horror: A Safe Haven for Coping with Real-Life Trauma

Horror, in all its forms—books, movies, and other media—has captivated audiences for centuries. However, beyond the spine-chilling tales and fear-inducing narratives, lies a profound connection between horror and individuals who have experienced real-life trauma, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex-PTSD (C-PTSD). As a horror writer and former therapist, I have observed the intriguing

The Look and Feel of (Kirsty) Cotton

Welcome, dear readers, to another chilling exploration into the realm of horror cinema. Today, we delve into the twisted and infernal world of Kirsty Cotton, one of the finest examples of a final girl in the genre. In the Hellraiser franchise’s first two installments, Kirsty faces unimaginable horrors and adversaries, exhibiting a remarkable strength of

Nancy Thompson: The Ultimate Final Girl

I had a chat with Michael the other night while we were watching a run-of-the-mill slasher that shall remain unnamed. Now I’m dragging you into it, dear reader. Let’s venture into the twisted realm of nightmares and explore the tenacity and resilience of one of horror cinema’s most iconic figures: Nancy Thompson from Wes Craven’s

A Nightmare in Hamelin – Freddy Krueger & The Pied Piper

Welcome, dear readers, to the eerie realm of nightmares and the macabre. As a horror author with a penchant for unraveling the darkest threads of the human psyche, I invite you to explore a chilling connection between Freddy Krueger, the iconic nightmare stalker, and the enigmatic Pied Piper of Hamelin. Drawing inspiration from Eastern philosophies

Jason Voorhees versus The World: Camp as Camp Can

No Saints, All Sinners In the sylvan glade of Crystal Lake, a tale unfolds of a vengeful spirit lurking in the shadows, waiting to strike against those who dare to stray from the path of righteousness. Meet Jason Voorhees, a tormented soul driven by vengeance, punishing evildoers who fail to uphold their responsibilities. Drawing inspiration

W.P. Quigley reads from his work in progress, ABSOLUTION

Guest Author – W.P. Quigley

Silver Hollow Stories is pleased to present our friend and author, W.P. Quigley, in a reading of ABSOLUTION. This is a work in progress that highlights the heavy-hitting horror tale. This fictional work draws from real-life experiences and explores the horrors of demonic possession. CONTENT WARNING: drug abuse, sexual themes, suicide themes, demonic possession. NSFW.

When Worlds Collide— Exclusive Interview with John Fountain

This is a crosspost from my new Medium blog. You should check it out! Welcome to The Author’s Angle — a look into the minds of Horror, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy authors. I’m your host, Lucienne LeBeau, author of the Silver Hollow Trilogy and short stories. Recently, through a group and podcast I’m involved in called El

Is it true that the more you watch thriller horror movies, the more will you think bad about life?

This post first appeared on Quora March 31, 2020 Is it true that the more you watch thriller horror movies, the more will you think bad about life? Not at all. There is no evidence to support this idea at all. In fact, horror films can be therapeutic. I’m one of the most optimistic people