Category Archives: horror

Nightmare Log 2/6/17

The zombies have chased us into a flooded power building. Corralled us like cattle. there are dozens of use, standing in tepid, ankle-length water near the walls of the building. We try to board up the windows, to pile up … Continue reading

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Nightmare Log 3/30/16

I am driving in my red pickup truck, and it is nighttime. I am not driving calmly. Something has chased me off the highway and I am on a back road I do not know.

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Focus and Horror

Focus is an important aspect of creating horror. Too often a movie will tip its hand early, showing the monster full-on in total focus before the film’s climax. Better to keep the creature only half-glimpsed, in the background, blurry and … Continue reading

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Nightmare Log 10/30/14

I dreamed of zombies, and escaped some of their clich├ęs, but not their teeth. There was a hotel, a great tower of a hotel. From the lobby, you could look up 20 stories, all the way to the skylight at … Continue reading

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Nightmare Log 10/13/14

In my dream on October 13th, 2014 I was a newly created character being dropped into and RPG game world. I/my character fell a short distance to the ground, a washed-out AAA landscape of browns and grays. I/my character was … Continue reading

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