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19 Current Resources for Horror Fiction Writers

Because of its long and bloody history, and its mass appeal, it’s not easy to break new ground in the Horror genre.

New horror writers must be aware of the numerous tropes, themes, and key storytelling elements that have haunted horror authors for centuries.

People want to read fresh new stories, not the same old tropes that have been beaten to death.

This is intended to be a resource guide for Horror Writers. With this you will know how to write terrifying stories that claw into the hearts (and brains) of your readers:

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Hemingway’s 7 Tricks to Immersive Dialogue

I missed out.

I never read Hemingway when I was young. I’m glad I fixed that, because I was missing out.

In Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, you quickly become acquainted with his powerful use of subtext and rapid characterization.

In For Whom the Bell Tolls, you can watch the writer peel away the layers of his characters, and his world.

I picked up 7 powerful lessons on writing more immersive dialogue from Hemingway’s 20th Century masterpieces.

Let me show you what I’m talking about:

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