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The Horror Writer - A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre - cover

The Horror Writer - A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre

Ramsey Campbell, Kevin Kennedy, Tim Waggoner, Stephen Graham Jones, Steve Rasnic Tem, Lisa Morton, Richard Thomas, Armand Rosamilia, Gene O'Neill, David Owain Hughes, Scott Nicholson, Kenneth W. Cain, Chad Lutzke, Monique Snyman, Kevin Lucia, Jasper Bark, Bret McCormick, Luke Walker, Ben Eads, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Lucy A. Snyder, John Palisano, Kelli Owen, Marie O'Regan, Jess Landry

Publisher: HellBound Books Publishing LLC

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Summary

THE MOST DEFINITIVE GUIDE INTO THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A HORROR WRITER SINCE STEPHEN KING'S 'ON WRITING'…
 
We have assembled some of the very best in the business from whom you can learn so much about the craft of horror writing: Bram Stoker Award© winners, bestselling authors, a President of the Horror Writers' Association, and myriad contemporary horror authors of distinction.
 
The Horror Writer covers how to connect with your market and carve out a sustainable niche in the independent horror genre, how to tackle the writer's ever-lurking nemesis of productivity, writing good horror stories with powerful, effective scenes, realistic, flowing dialogue and relatable characters without resorting to clichéd jump scares and well-worn gimmicks. Also covered is the delicate subject of handling rejection with good grace, and how to use those inevitable

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