The Horror Writer: A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre Ramsey Campbell

The Horror Writer: A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre

Author: Ramsey Campbell
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Book Title
The Horror Writer: A Study of Craft and Identity in the Horror Genre
Author
Ramsey Campbell
ISBN
9781948318877
"THE MOST DEFINITIVE GUIDE INTO THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A HORROR WRITER SINCE STEPHEN KING'S 'ON WRITING'..."We have assembled some of the very best in the business from whom you can learn so much about the craft of horror writing: Bram Stoker Award(c) winners, bestselling authors, a President of the Horror Writers' Association, and myriad contemporary horror authors of distinction.The Horror Writer covers how to connect with your market and carve out a sustainable niche in the independent horror genre, how to tackle the writer's ever-lurking nemesis of productivity, writing good horror stories with powerful, effective scenes, realistic, flowing dialogue and relatable characters without resorting to clich d jump scares and well-worn gimmicks. Also covered is the delicate subject of handling rejection with good grace, and how to use those inevitable "not quite the right fit for us at this time" letters as an opportunity to hone your craft.Plus... perceptive interviews to provide an intimate peek into the psyche of the horror author and the challenges they work through to bring their nefarious ideas to the page.And, as if that - and so much more - was not enough, we have for your delectation Ramsey Campbell's beautifully insightful analysis of the tales of HP Lovecraft.Featuring: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Chad Lutzke, Lisa Morton, Kenneth W. Cain, Kevin J. Kennedy, Monique Snyman, Scott Nicholson, Lucy A. Snyder, Richard Thomas, Gene O'Neill, Jess Landry, Luke Walker, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Marie O'Regan, Armand Rosamilia, Kevin Lucia, Ben Eads, Kelli Owen, Jasper Bark, and Bret McCormick.And interviews with: Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Graham Jones, David Owain Hughes, Tim Waggoner, and Mort Castle. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Lisa MortonPublisher: Hellbound Books Publishing LLCPublished: 12/28/2019ISBN: 9781948318877Pages: 218Weight: 0.53lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.50d

"THE MOST DEFINITIVE GUIDE INTO THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A HORROR WRITER SINCE STEPHEN KING'S 'ON WRITING'..."

We have assembled some of the very best in the business from whom you can learn so much about the craft of horror writing: Bram Stoker Award(c) winners, bestselling authors, a President of the Horror Writers' Association, and myriad contemporary horror authors of distinction.

The Horror Writer covers how to connect with your market and carve out a sustainable niche in the independent horror genre, how to tackle the writer's ever-lurking nemesis of productivity, writing good horror stories with powerful, effective scenes, realistic, flowing dialogue and relatable characters without resorting to clich d jump scares and well-worn gimmicks. Also covered is the delicate subject of handling rejection with good grace, and how to use those inevitable "not quite the right fit for us at this time" letters as an opportunity to hone your craft.

Plus... perceptive interviews to provide an intimate peek into the psyche of the horror author and the challenges they work through to bring their nefarious ideas to the page.

And, as if that - and so much more - was not enough, we have for your delectation Ramsey Campbell's beautifully insightful analysis of the tales of HP Lovecraft.

Featuring: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Chad Lutzke, Lisa Morton, Kenneth W. Cain, Kevin J. Kennedy, Monique Snyman, Scott Nicholson, Lucy A. Snyder, Richard Thomas, Gene O'Neill, Jess Landry, Luke Walker, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Marie O'Regan, Armand Rosamilia, Kevin Lucia, Ben Eads, Kelli Owen, Jasper Bark, and Bret McCormick.

And interviews with: Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Graham Jones, David Owain Hughes, Tim Waggoner, and Mort Castle.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Lisa Morton
Publisher: Hellbound Books Publishing LLC
Published: 12/28/2019
ISBN: 9781948318877
Pages: 218
Weight: 0.53lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.50d

"THE MOST DEFINITIVE GUIDE INTO THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF BEING A HORROR WRITER SINCE STEPHEN KING'S 'ON WRITING'..."

We have assembled some of the very best in the business from whom you can learn so much about the craft of horror writing: Bram Stoker Award(c) winners, bestselling authors, a President of the Horror Writers' Association, and myriad contemporary horror authors of distinction.

The Horror Writer covers how to connect with your market and carve out a sustainable niche in the independent horror genre, how to tackle the writer's ever-lurking nemesis of productivity, writing good horror stories with powerful, effective scenes, realistic, flowing dialogue and relatable characters without resorting to clich d jump scares and well-worn gimmicks. Also covered is the delicate subject of handling rejection with good grace, and how to use those inevitable "not quite the right fit for us at this time" letters as an opportunity to hone your craft.

Plus... perceptive interviews to provide an intimate peek into the psyche of the horror author and the challenges they work through to bring their nefarious ideas to the page.

And, as if that - and so much more - was not enough, we have for your delectation Ramsey Campbell's beautifully insightful analysis of the tales of HP Lovecraft.

Featuring: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Chad Lutzke, Lisa Morton, Kenneth W. Cain, Kevin J. Kennedy, Monique Snyman, Scott Nicholson, Lucy A. Snyder, Richard Thomas, Gene O'Neill, Jess Landry, Luke Walker, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Marie O'Regan, Armand Rosamilia, Kevin Lucia, Ben Eads, Kelli Owen, Jasper Bark, and Bret McCormick.

And interviews with: Steve Rasnic Tem, Stephen Graham Jones, David Owain Hughes, Tim Waggoner, and Mort Castle.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ramsey Campbell, John Palisano, Lisa Morton
Publisher: Hellbound Books Publishing LLC
Published: 12/28/2019
ISBN: 9781948318877
Pages: 218
Weight: 0.53lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.50d