7 Tips For Writing Horror Stories – by Alan Baxter…
on The Creative Penn:
Intro by Joanna Penn:
The word horror encompasses a broad range of reader expectations and experiences – it is far more than just blood and guts
For example, I love reading horror but I don’t watch horror movies. I don’t read gore-fest-style horror, but I love supernatural stories. My favorite authors include horror writers like Stephen King and Jonathan Maberry, and some of my own books flirt with horror tropes. I am a devotee of the genre!
In today’s article, award-winning horror writer Alan Baxter gives some tips on how to write horror that emotionally connects with readers and stays true to the genre.