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Writing Horror

  • Learn the genre inside out
  • Discover how horror fiction works
  • Turn your ideas into horror stories
Think you have the makings of a good horror writer? The craft of horror fiction has its own rules.
Writing Horror takes you through the process of creating horror, including the art of suspending reader disbelief, the creation of atmosphere and believable characters, and the seven steps of plotting.
From psychological to supernatural horror, from vampires to splatterpunk, Writing Horror gives you practical advice on starting and finishing your manuscript, getting a response from publishers, and cracking the pro market.
Writing Horror
This comprehensive guide to the horror genre also covers the following topics:
  • Keeping track of your ideas
  • Creating atmosphere and characters
  • Writing young adult horror
  • Writing horror comics, screenplays, and poetry
“A good job surveying the field and a lot of helpful advice, particularly for beginning writers.” Science Fiction Chronicle
“The pages are filled with a lot of heads-up information acquired by van Belkom over the years and written in a straightforward, breezy style that is totally reader-friendly.” The London Free Press

Written by Edo van Belkom. Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2000.
Catalogue No. 1-55180-281-3
Price $19.95
Format Softcover
Pages 232
Language English only
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Last modified: October 28, 2000

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