A Handbook by the Horror Writers Association
The masters of horror have united to teach you the secrets of success in the scariest genre of all!
In On Writing Horror, Second Edition, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Harlan Ellison, David Morrell, Jack Ketchum, and many others tell you everything you need to know to successfully write and publish horror novels and short stories.... [click here for more]
13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of CarcosaSECOND EDITION The stories in this book evoke a tracery of evil rarely rivaled in horror writing. They represent the entire evolving trajectory of such concepts as Hastur, the King in Yellow, Carcosa, the Yellow Sign, the Black Stone, Yuggoth, and the Lake of Hali. A succession... [click here for more]
Don't embrace the darkness. Fear it.
The Gothic is the most enduring literary tradition in history, but in recent years friendly ghosts and vegetarian vampires threaten its foundations.
The New Gothic is a collection of short stories which revisits the core archetypes of the Gothic - the rambling, secret-filled building, the stranger seeking answers, the black-hearted tyrant - and reminds us not... [click here for more]