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The Hanged Girl - Thirteen

Mandy’s school had a hallway with student lockers that reminded her quite strongly of the school scenes in Twin Peaks. They were shabbier, a dull grey colour, and some in need of repair, so nowhere near as sparkly as those in the show, but still they were similar enough. 1,193 more words


Why You Can't Argue With Crazy (and should you?)

No, I didn’t forget Women in Horror Month. Yes, this isn’t technically posted in February, but I wanted to see the month out before I wrote my opus. 891 more words


Write What You Know, or No?

We’ve all heard the mantra “write what you know” on repeat, and probably from various sources too. It’s great advice, and true, but only to a point. 934 more words


The Hanged Girl - Twelve

‘This is the weirdest thing I think I’ve ever come across!’ Susan announced, placing her iPad and her notebook on the cafe table with a flourish. 2,153 more words


Running Scared Horror Story Contest via Inkitt.com

Inkitt.com, a new online platform for writers to post their best work and for readers to find stories they love, is seeking contestants for its new horror story contest. 279 more words



In seventh grade my childhood friend and I had decided to become horror authors by the time we entered high school. We’d bring the first pages of our ‘novels’ to band, and after we were done torturing our clarinets, we’d swap stories and offer advice. 382 more words


Horror-FAIL Friday: How NOT to Write Horror PART Deux

How NOT to Write Horror Part Deux

Just a couple weeks ago, I introduced you folks to a “How to Write Horror” Wiki that had some rather generalized ideas about writing the genre. 499 more words

Katherine Silva