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How to Write Horror: Telling Stories That Will Leave a Reader Terrified

How to Write Horror: Telling Stories That Will Leave a Reader Terrified

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T.L. Bodine By TLBodine Updated Apr 11

Writing advice from horror writer T.L. Bodine, author of the TNT Horror Contest Grand Prize Winner as well as life-long horror fan, critic, and contributor to the horror e-zine Ravenous Monster. 

How do you make stories that are actually scary? 

Here's a guide that explores the psychology of horror and the nuts-and-bolts of writing, from crafting characters and plots to specific techniques you can incorporate into your writing to boost the power of your storytelling.

Nnyleve Nnyleve Mar 13
Did you major in writing horror because you seem very knowledgeable?