KC Redding-Gonzalez writes an excellent and engaging essay about the connection of belief and horror fiction.
I once read an essay (now long lost) that suggested Catholic Horror writers wrote better Horror…
I don’t remember the argument or the examples, but the question has stayed with me well past my own conversion to Catholicism. I deny, of course, that I converted for the Horror. But it is fun to say. And it also means this is a question that has dogged my reading and writing career.
Is it true? Do Catholics write better Horror? And more importantly, does what you believe affect not only choices you make in writing Horror, but the quality of the stories you tell?
The Question of Faith
One of the most interesting facets of Horror fiction is that it perpetually asks: what is the relevance of faith?
Modern characters are often nonreligious, agnostic or atheistic, and are left defenseless to confront the evils of the world – up to and including…
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