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Editor's Note
The following are current topic ideas for guest and staff content, including reviews, editorials, lists, and other topics. This list is updated frequently to reflect current content needs. Last Updated: 2/18/2020

MONTHLY TIME SENSITIVE CONTENT (MARCH 2021)

If you plan to submit an article, please email editor@morbidlybeautiful.com to let us know so we can plan for it in the content schedule should your submission be approved. Due dates listed may be flexible. If you want to write about a topic below but need more time, email our editor to discuss.

  • March is Women’s History Month (and the new Women in Horror Month moving forward) – We are looking for any content related to women in horror, including retrospectives, reviews, interviews, and analysis
  • International Women’s Day is March 8; we will prioritize any female-centric article received to us by March 6, 2021
  • Transgender Day of Visibility is 3/31; we will prioritize any articles/lists spotlighting transgender actors, characters, creators – Must be received by 3/27
  • GROUP ARTICLE: Adam Green Tribute (500 words or less on your favorite Adam Green project/film) – Due 3/21 (Note: The topic you want to cover must be approved by the editor in advance to make sure it is not already being covered)

SPECIFIC CONTENT REQUESTED (Flexible Due Dates)

  • Best female-driven films and/or badass women in horror
  • Most underrated final girls
  • Best female fights back/revenge movies
  • 47 Years Of Stephen King’s Carrie: How The Feminist Classic Holds Up In 2021
  • The Stand Retrospective: Life In The Time Of A Stephen King-Worthy Pandemic
  • The 10 Best Pandemic Movies (That Aren’t Contagion)
  • Black Lives Matter: A Celebration Of Horror’s Black Heroes
  • A Look Back On Lovecraft Country: Why Black History Matters
  • 10 Black Horror Writers You Should Read Today
  • Ranking all the Paranormal Activity Movies
  • Review of The Wanting Mare (screener provided, email our editor for access)
  • Review of Minor Premise (screener provided, email our editor for access)
  • Review of Paradise Cove (screener provided, email our editor for access)
  • Review and/or in-depth analysis of Saint Maud
  • Every George Romero film, ranked
  • Every Quentin Tarantino film, ranked
  • 2020 Indie Horror Movies, ranked
  • Our Favorite 1980s Slasher Movies, Ranked
  • 10 Most Underrated Slasher Films of the 1980s
  • Five Underrated/Unseen Slasher Films You Can Stream Now
  • Creepshow Season 1 Episodes, Ranked
  • Netflix’s Top 5 Foreign Horror Movies to Stream Right Now
  • The Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now
  • Father Of Monsters: Guillermo Del Toro’s Horror Movies Ranked
  • 10 Horror Movies That Should Have Won The Best Picture Oscar
  • Why Horror Movies Still Can’t Break Into Mainstream Hollywood

AVAILABLE MONTHLY/WEEKLY COLUMNS FOR FEATURED STAFF WRITERS

1. Down the Video Aisle – Highlighting all the upcoming indie VOD/digital streaming releases for the month

2. Killer Shops – Regular column highlighting great indie horror shops and merchandise

3. Streaming Spotlight – Regular column highlighting the best in streaming content

4. This Week/Month in Horror – Highlighting horror film anniversaries (Horror Historian)

5. Breaking News – Covering press releases, trailer drops, and other important news

ONGOING CONTENT REQUESTED

Reviews from our digital screener library.

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Typically, screeners are reserved for staff writers. However, if you are applying for a staff writer position and would like to join our review time, limited access may be granted for purpose of your application process. You may email us at editor@morbidlybeautiful.com to request access to this library.

Ongoing Columns You May Contribute Content To:

  • Flashback/Retro Reviews
  • Foreign Films
  • Erotic/Exploitation Horror
  • Cult Distributor Reviews/Now on Blu
  • Streaming Reviews
  • Women in Horror
  • Diversity in Horror/Black Horror/LGBTQ+
  • Director Spotlight
  • Artist Spotlight
  • Horror Shops and Product Reviews/Announcements
  • Best of Lists
  • Take Two Review (a second opinion on a review previously done on the site)
  • Page to Screen (film adaptations of novels)
  • Controversial/Underground/Extreme Horror
  • Classic Horror
  • Indie Spotlight
  • Movie Night (streaming movie of the week recommendation)

Content Teams You May Join (Editor Positions Also Available):

  • Horror Fiction
  • Horror Shorts
  • Anime/Comics
  • Video Games
  • Indie Screeners
  • Festival Coverage (must be able to review several films in a short timeframe)
  • Interviews
  • Music

Ongoing Special Series You May Contribute Content To:

  • Head to Head: Remake vs Original (Example)
  • In Defense Of/Defending Polarizing Films (Example)
  • Digging Deep – film analysis/deeper themes (Example)
  • Four-Front – 4 great films in a given sub genre/style (Example)
  • Five On It – five films around a select theme, ideally lesser known films (Example
Expand for Five On It Content Ideas
  • There’s Something in the Water
  • Killer Bugs
  • Creature Feature
  • Killer Toys
  • Stranger Danger
  • It Came From Above
  • Natural Disaster
  • Body Horror
  • Sleeping With the Enemy
  • Parental Guidance
  • Girls Gone Wild
  • Politics are Hell
  • The Kids Are Not Alright
  • Other Ideas Welcome!