[Women In Horror Month] – More Women Authors You May Have Missed

Yes, it has occurred to me that every other WIHM article on Dead Head Reviews has been written by a woman.  (Dammit Patrick…You told me I could do this…) So, hopefully you have read all of the other articles this month.  Those are all poignant, heartfelt, and brilliantly written articles, told from unique viewpoints.  *sigh*Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – More Women Authors You May Have Missed”

[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month

Being part of a mostly marginalized group has its moments of extreme suck. You can take pride in being part of that group and still speak out about the suck. It doesn’t mean you don’t want to be part of the group (I like my tits, thank you very much) but that you want peopleContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month”

[Women In Horror Month] – WOMEN REINVENTING DOMESTIC GOTHIC

There’s a long tradition in Gothic literature written by women; the idea of the home as a strange, uncanny and often dangerous space. Contemporary domestic Gothic writing has spread its dark wings across a wide variety of literature; horror, crime, noir and thriller writing. This piece examines the origins of this tradition, but also looksContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – WOMEN REINVENTING DOMESTIC GOTHIC”

[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with J. Askew

Dead Head Reviews (DHR): J. Askew, thank you so much for joining us today. Your first short stories were published in September, with your eighth coming in January – most are sci-fi/horror, so what draws you to those genres? J. Askew (JA):  Sometimes I feel like sci-fi and horror are the only genres that can move me,Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with J. Askew”

[Women In Horror Month] – The Goblets Immortal

By Beth Overmyer It has been many years since I’ve read anything in the fantasy genre, save The Hobbit. Seeing as I’ve made a promise this year to continue expanding what I read, I thought I would give The Goblets Immortal a chance at reeling me back into the land of mystical creatures and wizards.Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – The Goblets Immortal”

[Women In Horror Month] – Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of the Keepers

Maria is the vampire novel I didn’t even know I was waiting for. I love horror, but I got kind of vampired out some time ago. That’s because after a while, they all start to look the same. The female characters, vampire and prey alike, are often sexualized objects, helpless to avoid succumbing to wills andContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of the Keepers”

[Women In Horror Month] – Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre

Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre As a little girl growing up with a love of all things horror, I got a lot of funny looks from people – family and friends included. I was the only bookworm in my family, and the only person interested in the thingsContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre”

[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with Gemma Amor . Part II

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[Women In Horror Month] – The Women of Horror Are Coming For You. Are You Ready?

Welcome to Women in Horror month. As a woman in horror, I am excited to be able to participate in this Dead Head Reviews project highlighting us. But, I am not going to use this space to promote myself, rather I want to inform you of the onslaught of female horror writers who are liningContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – The Women of Horror Are Coming For You. Are You Ready?”