Key Elements of Horror Fiction

In the last few decades, horror has left the realm of the low-budget “B-Movie” and entered into mainstream media. With blockbuster hits and Oscar-nominated stories like Get Out and A Quiet Place , more and more people are seeking stories that will thrill and scare them. Neil V. Young, author and technical writer, explains the elements necessary to create a terrifying story. Per Young, two key elements that need to exist alongside each other are suspense and the fear of the unknown. He explains...
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