Ravencon 2015 @ DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, North Chesterfield, Virginia

Timetable | Tags | People

What Makes Monsters Terrifying?

From Friday 23:00 until Friday 23:59 (59 Minutes)

Participants: Richard Groller, Gail Z. Martin, Jack Trammell, D. Alexander Ward

Tags: Literature

Classic horror authors made monsters the crux of their stories, but one of the most nightmare-inducing writers, H.P. Lovecraft, rarely described his monsters in depth. There’s a lot more to terror than fangs, shadows, and heavy breathing. We discuss what makes for a truly intimidating monster, in prose, art and application.