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Forum: January 13 - 19, 2014

Writing Horror and Dark Fiction

For writers of the dark genres:  horror, dark fantasy, occult, and science fiction, this seminar contains practical advice on writing horror and dark fiction. Based upon the book, Telling Tales of Terror:  Essays on Writing Horror and Dark Fiction, editor Kim Richards will discuss the following topics:

What Scares You.
Beyond Blood, Guts, and Gore.
Suspension of Disbelief.
Occult in your Fiction
Characters and Character Development.
Sex in Horror.
Point of View.
Accurately Portraying Action and Violence.
Women in Horror.
Setting the Mood.
Creating Monsters.
and more.

Kim Richards

  1. Lesson 14/Chapter 14 The final lesson of this seminar

    Started by Kim Richards, January 26th, 2014 07:45 PM
    dark fiction, lesson 14, semianr, telling tales of terror, writing horror
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  2. Lesson Thirteen/Chapter Thirteen Let's Talk About Evil

    Started by Kim Richards, January 25th, 2014 07:33 PM
    evil, lesson 13, monsters, seminar, writing
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  3. Lesson Twelve/Chapter Twelve Mood and Setting

    Started by Kim Richards, January 24th, 2014 12:48 AM
    lesson 12, mood, seminar, setting
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  4. Lesson Two/Chapter Two Psychological Horror

    Started by Kim Richards, January 14th, 2014 12:00 AM
    horror, lesson two, psychological, seminar
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  5. Lesson Eleven/Chapter Eleven Women in Horror

    Started by Kim Richards, January 22nd, 2014 07:44 PM
    horror, lesson eleven, seminar, women
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  6. Lesson Ten/Chapter Ten Book Promotion

    Started by Kim Richards, January 21st, 2014 09:48 PM
    chapter ten, marketing, promotion, seminar
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  7. Lesson Nine/Chapter Nine Action

    Started by Kim Richards, January 20th, 2014 09:20 PM
    action, lesson nine, seminar, violence
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