Publishers Weekly Looks at the Horror Genre
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Author:  Roy [ Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:16 pm ]
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in Rose Fox's article The Genre Formerly Known as Horror, and Other Stories

Author:  Roy [ Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:43 pm ]
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Gregory Frost
Once Upon a Time...Horror
November 11, 2008
Once upon a time there was a thing called “horror.” This was decades and decades before a publishing category of this name came along. Respectable writers of great literature full of passion, love, desire, anger, retribution--really the whole spectrum of human emotion--did not shy away from the darkest, discomfiting elements, either, when a story called for such a thing. It was Henry James teasing ...


a more direct link than the one above but it is the same blog piece, if you have already tried it.

Author:  Roy [ Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:59 am ]
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... readers can expect to see a wide variety of horror comics—from adaptations of classic horror writers like H.P. Lovecraft and sci-fi based horror both coming from Boom! Studios

Publishers Show No Fear of Horror Comics
Original appeared in November 25 PW Comics Week.

Author:  Roy [ Thu Jan 22, 2009 11:04 pm ]
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More horror in PW see the penultimate sentence quoted here.

The success of Hot Chicks with Books makes me wonder what a non-profit co-op genre bookstore would look like. Internet-only? Tables at conventions? Brick and mortar? What would be done with the profits? Would it work? With Borders looking to be going under, it seems well past time for independent bookstores to reinvent themselves. Perhaps this is one way to go about it.

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