FEAR UNMASKED

From top 10 lists to film analysis, we take a look at the horror films we love and love to hate. More than just an ode to the genre, this series also helps audiences understand why horror is such a powerful lens from which to view the human condition.

 

 

ANALYZING THE SCREAMS ON SCREEN, ONE SHOW AT A TIME

 

The Videos

 

Some of you may love horror, but have you ever wondered what it actually is? In addition, what purpose does horror serve? Why do we love it so much?

How can you become a better horror writer? One way is to use "The Basement Method." I created this technique to help explain how escalation and tension works in horror. To have a good horror piece, you need to know how to draw in subtle elements of fear.