HideousHorror

Fan of all things horror. Aspiring writer and cartoonist.

[Guest Posts]

Creating a Ghostwatch Inspired Hoax and the Loss of My Belief in Ghosts

This is a two-part post. In the previous post I reflected on the impact Ghostwatch had on me. In the countdown to Christmas in 1992, at the age of 11, I was having sleepless nights, not due to the usual excitement, but thanks to the lingering fear left over from watching Ghostwatch months earlier. However,

[Guest Posts]

Ghostwatch 30 Years On — My Own Personal Horror

For a young, impressionable 10-year-old with an unhealthy obsession with the paranormal and an overactive imagination, was the BBC’s Ghostwatch a Halloween trick or treat? In this two-part article, I look back on the most terrifying experience of my life and how this eventually cured me of my fears. As a young child, I was