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August 15 2007 Horror Literature Newsletter

Hi there!

Wow. The fortnight passed quickly, didn't it! For those who don't know me yet, my name is Chris Willis and I work for BellaOnline in their Horror Literature section. Drop on in any time at http://horrorliterature.bellaonline.com.

I've added another two articles you may find interesting. The first is about my early experiences with horror literature and why I found it so appealing. The article also discusses why I hated English classes at school and that upon leaving, the true meaning of literature hit me! Check it out and let me know what you think:

My second article, posted today, explores 'The Fear Factor'. How can simple words on a page make us fearful - it doesn't sound possible, does it? So what is the fear factor in writing? How do these words transform our emotions and warp our sense of normality? Find out here:

You may also be interested in some other articles I have written including:

Is Horror a Genre?

Graham Masterton

Horror Literature v The Movies

Review: Born of the Sea by Victor Kelleher

Where the Wild Things Grow

And for those interested persons, if you want to review why you joined up for this Horror Literature newsletter, visit the following link:

If you have any ideas for articles you would like to see on this site, please feel free to come by the page and drop me an e-mail or post something in the forum. Oh, by the way, if you want a direct link to the forum, here it is:

Feel free to pass this newsletter on to anybody you feel may be interested, and have a great fortnight!

Chris Willis, Horror Literature Editor

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