In a Nutshell: History of Horror

Horror means something different for everyone. For one it may be horror clowns, for someone else a nest full of spiders, and for another meeting the in-laws. Horror literature is intended to fill its readers with powerful feelings from fear to terror to disgust. Continue reading “In a Nutshell: History of Horror”

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In a Nutshell: History of Fantasy

When someone mentions fantasy, most people’s minds immediately jump to either Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter, which makes sense indeed. Both works are true representatives for the genre; however fantasy has already been around years before J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published in 1937. Continue reading “In a Nutshell: History of Fantasy”