Famed Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Passes Away

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — Worldwide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as “The Conjuring” series and “The Amityville Horror,” died. She was 92. Warren’s son-in-law Tony Spera and grandson Chris McKinnell posted Friday on Facebook that Warren died in her sleep Thursday … Continue reading Famed Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Passes Away

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Blog Share – Stereotypes of Horror Writers

While browsing one of the many Google Alerts I receive daily by e-mail, I discovered this very interesting feature on the Writer’s Resource website written by Ellie Wood. I thought it was a fascinating and realistic view on the perceptions of horror writers and wanted to share it with you. There is an abundance of … Continue reading Blog Share – Stereotypes of Horror Writers

The Dread Files – Chronomentrophobia

Chronomentrophobia is the fear of clocks or watches. The origin of the word chrono is Greek (meaning time), ment is Latin (meaning means of) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Chronomentrophobia is also related to Chronophobia (fear of time). Chronomentrophobia may comprise anxiety related to punctuality, schedules or other realistic apprehensions. Certain occupations can aggravate … Continue reading The Dread Files – Chronomentrophobia

The Dread Files – Frigophobia

Frigophobia – an exaggerated or irrational fear of cold Frigophobia is a phobia pertaining to the fear of becoming too cold. Sufferers of this problem bundle up in heavy clothes and blankets, regardless of the ambient air temperature. This disorder has been linked to other psychological disorders such as hypochondriasis and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Definition Frigophobia … Continue reading The Dread Files – Frigophobia