Book Review: The Turn of the Screw

It is claimed by some to be the very first horror novel ever penned. Set in Victorian England, The Turn of the Screw by Henry James is the perfect embodiment of the traditional haunted house story. Plot The story follows a governess charged with the care of two children left alone in Bly, the old … Continue reading Book Review: The Turn of the Screw

How Environment Shapes Horror

Have you ever wondered why our favorite horror fiction scares us so much? You could say it has to do with how it's crafted or the fact that it contains some pretty creepy monsters, but the psychology of fear stems a lot from the environment in which it was created, and subsequently perceived. Kat, uh, … Continue reading How Environment Shapes Horror