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New Release – Writers Workshop of Horror

Posted by Dark Whisperer on September 8, 2009

WWOH-2Writers Workshop of Horror

Editor: Michael Knost

Publisher: Woodland Press

Release Date: August 1st, 2009

ISBN-10: 0982493916
ISBN-13: 978-0982493915

Author Website

Writers Workshop of Horror is a collection of articles and interviews on the craft of writing horror with some of the biggest names in the horror and dark fiction genres. The book focuses solely on honing the craft of writing horror. It includes solid advice, from professionals of every publishing level, on how to improve one’s writing skills.

Table of Contents:

  • Elizabeth Massie – Once Upon a Scary Time: Creating Effective Beginnings
  • Michael Laimo – Middles: The Meat of the Matter
  • J.G. Gonzalez – The Grand Finale
  • Gary A. Braunbeck – Connecting the DOTS
  • Tim Waggoner – And Horror the Soul of the Plot
  • Scott Nicholson – What’s The Point and Who’s On First: Character POV
  • Thomas F. Monteleone – We don’t get too many strangers around here… Or: Using Dialogue to Tell Your Story
  • G. Cameron Fuller – A Claustrophobic Locked in an Isolated Room: The Power of Setting and Description in Horror Fiction
  • Rick Hautala – The Hardest Three: Tone, Style, and Voice
  • Michael A. Arnzen – Stripping Away the Mask: Scene and Structure in Horror Fiction
  • Jonathan Maberry – Fight And Action Scenes In Horror
  • Tom Piccirilli – Exploring Personal Themes
  • Mort Castle – New Fiction Blend: History, Fantasy, Horror
  • Jeff Strand – Adding Humor to Your Horror
  • Joe R. Lansdale – Cross Reading
  • Brian Keene – Time, and How to Make It
  • Deborah LeBlanc – A Face by Any Other Name
  • Ramsey Campbell – The Height of Fear
  • Michael Knost – The Aha! Moment
  • Jason Sizemore – Be a Conformist: A Guide to Manuscript Formatting
  • Lisa Morton – CUT! Or, Why Writing Horror Screenplays is REALLY Scary
  • Gary Frank – It’s All About the Series: An Interview with F. Paul Wilson
  • Tim Deal – It’s All About the Work: An Interview with Tom Piccirilli
  • Michael Knost – It’s All About the Craft: An Interview with Ramsey Campbell
  • Lucy A. Snyder – It’s All Part of the Fun: An Interview with Clive Barker
  • Jack M. Haringa – The Agnotology of Horror; Or: Lies the Internet Told You
  • Robert N. Lee – How Stephen King’s Writing Advice Broke My Heart and Smashed My Dreams
  • Brian Yount – Top Ten Things an Editor/Publisher Hates To See

Whispers about Writers Workshop of Horror

“Packing more knowledge and sound advice than four years’ worth of college courses . . . It’s focused on the root of your evil, the writing itself.” — Fangoria Magazine

“A veritable treasure trove of information for aspiring writers—straight from the mouths of today’s top horror scribes!” — Rue Morgue Magazine

Writers Workshop Of Horror belongs on the bookshelf of anyone who is serious about their writing. Entertaining, informative, and just plain old fun, this book will not only make you want to write more, it will give you the tools to write better. This should be mandatory reading in creative writing classes.” — Horror World

Book Trailer…


One Response to “New Release – Writers Workshop of Horror”

  1. Rabid said

    This looks like compulsory reading. I’ll have to keep an eye out for it.

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