Tag Archives: horror
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
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.
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
My dream last night was set in Kansas. The sun was out, it was the middle of summer, and it was hot, but frost hung to the edges of plants. Spider-web ice spindled its way up bushes and trees, slowly, … Continue reading
A friend and I were on vacation, traveling through some vaguely Northern European place. We go down to a subway station in a small town where the buildings are all close together and the streets narrow, roofs crowding together and … Continue reading
I dreamed of zombies, and escaped some of their clichés, 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