Life can be fun and full of amazement for most. For others, however, life can be full of tension and turmoil, especially in hard times.
Enter escapism, which Encarta defines as the act of indulging in daydreams or fantasies to escape from everyday reality. Such entertainment is often turned to as a release in order to help cope with negative life experiences.
Not unlike sci-fi or romance novels, people are turning their attention to horror and shock novels as the economy has fueled a modern-day movement towards escapism.
Canadian Author J.W Schnarr, who entertains his readers with tailored writings to feed this genre, has released several macabre short stories including "Magpie," "The Pilgrim" and "Song of the Dead."
If you’re into horror escapism and love to read, take a sneak peek at the "Min’s Monster" book trailer above.
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