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Horror Writing Round-Up
Robin told me that in about two weeks stores will shift from back-to-school specials to Halloween masks and décor, which I think is kind of wacky considering summer just started up here in Toronto. But fall is coming and some writers are shifting into Halloween mode too, especially if they are hoping to release a novella or short story with a creepy crawly theme by October. Last year I was one of those people writing a short scary story at the end of summer to take part in such a collection: The Pen and Muse Haunted House Showcase. You can read my story here.
Since I love horror stories, I’ve written a few blog posts on the subject to will hopefully help you polish that scary project.
4 Emotive Tools of Horror: Horror is all about emotional impact! Keep it high by using these four tools to toggle up the fear factor from the creepy beginning right through to the terrifying finale.
Heather is a cartoon screenwriter, YA novelist, small town fugitive, and late-blooming gymnast. For more, visit her website at heatherjacksonwrites.com or follow her on Twitter @HeatherJacksonW
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