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Kim Newman
Kim Newman is a well known and respected author and movie critic. He writes regularly for Empire Magazine and contributes to The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and others. He makes frequent appearances on radio and TV. He has won the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction Awards and been nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

Entries by Kim Newman

8 Terrifying Ghost Stories

(12) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 9:40 AM

The terror generated by a ghost story can be more lasting than the shocks delivered in a horror story... indeed, this different quality of scariness may be what distinguishes one form from the other, not the simpler question of whether or not a ghost features. Freddy Krueger is, technically, a...

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Some Thoughts on Vampires

(18) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 11:55 AM

It used to be that vampire books and films needed laboriously to explain what a vampire was and the rules by which the bloodsucking creatures operated. Usually, this means that the clueless loved ones of people who are suffering from pernicious anemia and have bite-marks on their necks call in...

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