October 30, 2015 • Handbooks: Worst-Case, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Experts agree that Halloween is the day you're most likely to encounter a vampire. But which one? Should you reach for a wooden stake, bust out a vial of holy water, or just stare into the dreamy eyes of a misunterstood anti-hero? Don't worry, just let the Quirk Books Vampire Matrix be your guide. We're just looking out for you, no need to fang us. Happy Halloween!
October 29, 2015 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
We can agree that not all monsters are created equal. However, what's with certain types enjoying more popularity over others? If you ask us, vampires and werewolves have had more than their fair share of the limelight. Here's a list of literary monsters we think should get more love from pop culture.
October 29, 2015 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal, Music
Technically, he’s known as The Monster, the dead body brought to life by scientist Victor Frankenstein. But over many years of Mary Shelly’s story gaining popularity and securing a place in pop culture, the name Frankenstein has become synonymous with The Monster as much as its creator. Every Halloween, this undead creature gains new life and this year we’ll do him one better: his own playlist.
October 27, 2015 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal, Humor, Quirk Kids
It's been 20 years since the premiere of the Goosebumps TV series, and we'd like to take a moment to apprecaite R.L. Stine for all he's done to ensure our safety. Whether he’s warning us about those nefarious lawn gnomes or making sure we keep an eye out for Frosty’s evil twin each winter, he always has our backs.
If you’re the kind of person who willingly ventures in to haunted houses (or worse yet, ventures into haunted houses and makes off with something), your life choices need some guidance. Look no further! Following these simple rules will ensure that you don’t end up living a real-life Goosebumps tale.
October 26, 2015 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal
Halloween always puts Quirk HQ in a more ghoulish mood that usual. Perhaps that's why we've taken it upon ourselves to reimagine some classic novels in a horror-ific fashion. Hit us up with any of your own contributions on Twitter, and you might just see it illustrated!
October 16, 2015 • Crafting, Fiction: Horror & Paranormal, Kits
October is the month of pumpkin flavored everything, chocolate bars in the perfect bite size, reading horror books, watching scary movies, and most importantly, thinking hard about our Halloween costumes!
This may come as a shock, but we have an affinity for bookish Halloween costumes—you just can’t go wrong! So here are some of our all time favorite Halloween costumes inspired by literature that we’d give ALL the candy to. Well, all the candy we haven’t already eaten.