free excerpt from horror addicts guide to life 2

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Free excerpt from Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2


Interview with Creator Comika Hartford

by Naching T. Kassa

Comika began her career writing and performing at the historic Lorriane Hansberry Theater in her hometown of San Francisco with Rhodessa Jones’ award-winning company Cultural Odyssey before graduating from Emerson College in Boston. She’s a co-producer of the LGBTQ series Dyke Central—available on Amazon Prime—the Horror/Sci-Fi podcast Domesticated and is co-founder of Dope Sista Magazine out of Atlanta. As a life-long fan of cutting edge episodic television, she went on to win the IndieFEST Award for Excellence, The Independent Shorts Platinum Award, Top Shorts Best Web Series, and the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival Best New Media Award for her original web series The Grey Area. She’s also won the Best Plot Twist from The Horror Bowl Awards and Best Horror Short at the Phoenix Monthly Film Festival for her thriller anthology pilot “Hinterland Zoo, Episode 1.”

Welcome, Comika. When did you first discover Horror and what got you interested in it?

Well, it was actually an accident, I got my mom’s friend to let me watch Jaws when I was five and I was so traumatized that I could only take shallow baths for months! Years later, I was fascinated by the bts shots of the production. Once I saw it was all pretend, the drama and power of the storytelling had me. Been a Horror weirdo ever since.

What is your favorite Horror movie or TV series?

I’ll always love Alien and not just because I share a birthday with our queen Sigourney Weaver. I also love the psychological gutting of Squid Game and Two Sentence Horror series, Melody Cooper is killing it!

What is your favorite Horror novel? 

Oooh… Gonna have to go with Le Fanu’s Carmilla, it’s so deliciously bisexual.

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Do you love the horror genre? Do you look at horror as a lifestyle? Do the “norms” not understand your love of the macabre? Despair no longer, my friend, for within your grasp is a book written by those who look at horror as a way of life, just like you. This is your guide to living a horror addict’s life.

Our month-by-month almanac with important dates, movie lists, puzzles, crafts, articles, and recipes will guarantee your whole year is occupied with delightful horror activities. Don’t miss our monster guide with articles about vampires, zombies, ghosts, and some creatures that just can’t be categorized. Enjoy interviews with creators of horror content and hear perspectives from different cultures and backgrounds. Read stories of real hauntings, nightmares, and vile vacations.

Allow us to curate your horror lifestyle.

With articles by: A. Craig Newman, A.D. Vick, Alyson Faye, Angela Yuriko Smith, Brian McKinley, CM Lucas, Camellia Rains, Carrie Sessarego, Chantal Boudreau, Courtney Mroch, Crystal Connor, D.J. Pitsiladis, Dan Shaurette, Daphne Strasert, Dee Blake, Emerian Rich, Geneve Flynn, H.E. Roulo, H.R. Boldwood, J. Malcolm Stewart, James Goodridge, Jaq D Hawkins, Jeff Carroll, Jonathan Fortin, Kate Nox, Kay Tracy, Kerry Alan Denney, Kieran Judge, Kristin Battestella, Ksenia Murray, Lee Murray, Lionel Ray Green, Loren Rhoads, M.D. Neu, Mark Orr, Martha J. Allard, Michael Fassbender, Mimielle, Naching T. Kassa, Pamela K. Kinney, Priscilla Bettis, R.J. Joseph, R.L. Merrill, Rena Mason, Renata Pavrey, Rhonda R. Carpenter, Russell Holbrook, Selah Janel, Steven P. Unger, Sumiko Saulson, Tabitha Thompson, Theresa Braun, Trinity Adler, Valjeanne Jeffers.

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