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When You Think About It, Horror Is the PERFECT Setting for a Short Story

We get it: you think you can't write a book. You never know: you might be right. After all, book writing isn't for the timid -- a standard novel length can be anywhere from 50K words to 150K words (and maybe even more if you're George R.R. Martin). That's a lot of typing. Then you have to figure...

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Don't Read Just Stephen King (But You Can Start With Him!)

Make no mistake: Stephen King just may be the undisputed king of horror unless you live in a dark hole and don't know who Pennywise is. However, for those who feel that mastering horror is all about mastering the master himself, think again. Like with any literary genre, you have to be well...

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The Monster Isn't as Scary as What the Monster Might Do to You

Don't get me wrong: I firmly thought the aliens from A Quiet Place were quite terrifying to look at. Lots of monsters are. Honestly if you can't just stare at these heinous beasts without trembling even a little bit, then you know they're doing the job right. They're scary. Bravo. What's Scarier...

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Terror Comes First, Then Horror, Then....

BOO! ....Did that scare you? Probably not. After all you're only reading a silly little blog article. However, as the headline seems to be missing a bit something, it somehow leads you to this -- out of curiosity. Or a question: What Makes a Good Horror Author? We're assuming you're...

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