A Deliciously Dark Delight

When I was still in college, one of the classes I took was Children’s Literature. Of course, the usual fare for discussion were mostly rhymes, lullabies, riddles, limericks, and fairy tales—literature meant to induce stupor and fantasy in children. Even then, I believed that Never Land has more than one shadow and that Wonderland has a crypt where they pile headless corpses.

The Creeps I Am Looking For | Daily Prompt: Fright Night

Do you like being scared by books, films, and surprises? Describe the sensation of being scared, and why you love it — or don’t. I love scary books and films. But let me concentrate on books. I have tried—really, desperately, sincerely tried—reading scary books. Yet I have to read one that would do the trick….

Waking the Dead and Other Horror Stories

This is my second Filipino book and the first horror book this year. Is it bad to say that I wasn’t horrified at anything I read? Maybe I treat horror books like I do my horror movies: I want that great element of surprise, the kind that would make jump out of seat and skin,…