Can men and women of equal talent and similar style write about the same subject matter and be reviewed and, subsequently, received differently? The propensity for women to assume male pen names when they write in so-called stronger categories/genres begs the question. Are women relegated, in large part, to what has been termed chit litContinue reading “Is there a double standard? Thinking out loud…”
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Why Do People Like to be Frightened?
No, really, why?
When I was conducting research for my dissertation, I was faced with this very question. As a person who creates horror fiction, I had never really considered the reasons why horror fiction was popular.