What Knife?! 6 Things You May Not Know About Horror Novels

Anne Marble
5 min readJun 14, 2022

Horror novels often get a bad name. Misperceptions abound. Assumptions are made. Fingers are pointed — at reader and fan alike. As if the world needed more finger-pointing.

Horror can be spooky. It can be gross. Or sad. Or funny. Or all of the above. Just like any other genre.

On the left, bare tree branches form a stark contrast against a foggy background and a spooky light.
A Foggy, Spooky Evening. (Photo by the Author.)
Anne Marble

I’m a writer and a copy editor with experience in editing science and engineering articles. Click Lists to find my most popular articles. And hidden gems.

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