Let’s Talk About COSMIC HORROR

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I’m having some fun today and diving into deep-space spooky territory. I’m going to talk a little bit about cosmic horror.

What Is Cosmic Horror?

Cosmic horror is a sub-genre of horror. This genre was made popular by H.P. Lovecraft and THE CALL OF CTHULU, which many consider a cornerstone of cosmic horror. This genre’s most common underlying theme is that we humans are insignificant in the…



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J. Dianne Dotson

J. Dianne Dotson is a science fiction/fantasy/horror author, science writer, and artist. Repped by Laura Bennett. Visit jdiannedotson.com. @jdiannedotson