Event – Glasgow Horror Fest: BITE SIZE 21 April 2019

A bite-sized chunk of horror is coming to Blackfriars this April. A mid-year mini version of the large scale Halloween festival, Glasgow Horror Fest is proud to bring the BITE SIZE festival to Blackfriars for its second year. Dates: Sunday 21st April  2019 Time: 16:30 – 22:30 BST Location: Blackfriars Bar 36 Bell Street Glasgow …

Top 10 Scary British Urban Legends Part 2

Britain has a long and rich history and when it comes to urban legends we have more than our fair share of those too. Here we return to the wonderful ‘MostAmazingTop10’ YouTube channel for another 10 scary British Urban Legends. Please visit their channel and subscribe to them for more great content. Top 10 Scary …

Join Our Facebook Horror Group

We’ve created a horror Facebook group called “Horror – Fact and Fiction” for the discussion of all things related to anything horror or supernatural, fact or fiction. Whether it’s real-life serial killers, monsters on the big screen and in literature or in any other form of entertainment you’re free to talk about it. Share news …

5 Horror Books To Read This Christmas

“‘Tis the season to be jolly!” – That’s all well and good but what about if you fancy some festive horror for the long, cold and dark winter evenings? If you want some ideas for books to read around this time of year here’s a quick list of five to get you started. Look the …

Nano Horror Stories and Creepy Tales

Horror stories don’t have to form a novel hundreds of pages long, they don’t even have to be short stories a dozen pages long. With nano horror stories you can encapsulate the tale within only a few lines. Sometimes even a single line will do the job. “Impossible!” I hear you cry. But no, it …

Is Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory Really Dante’s Inferno?

Willy Wonka and Dante’s Inferno:- two entities seemingly poles apart but one particularly compelling fan theory offers a link between them and some will find it difficult to refute. This well produced, entertaining and fascinating video offers up the fan theory that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory may actually be based on Dante’s Inferno. …

5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

Horror books usually need a strong protagonist and for the brightness of even the brightest hero there must be a villain who is dark enough to dull that heroic light. Here’s a list of five  notable villains in horror reading. Mr Hyde – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Lewis Stevenson) Being …

Story Opening Lines Quiz – Horror Classics

So you think you know your classic horror literature? We all remember our favourite stories but can you recall the first words that set you on the terrifying journey offered by these books? Here’s the opening lines for some of the classic horror tales but you’ll have to decide which opening lines go with which …

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