Attempted Horror: 1996

I wrote my first horror story when I was 13 or 14 years old. I loved the genre, despite the fact that, being raised by Christian parents who obsessed about secular media consumption, I had never seen an actual horror film. I wasn’t even allowed to read Goosebumps novels for Christ’s sake. And we never…


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