Celebrity Sunday with Barb Drozdowich

Barb Drozdowich Visits our Chatroom Quarterly and is Always a Welcome and Informative Guest. WordPress Consultant Barb Drozdowich has taught in colleges, universities and in the banking industry. More recently, she brings her 15+ years of teaching experience and a deep love of books to help authors develop the social media platform needed to succeed […]

Celebrity Sunday Presents John Everson

John Everson is Coming Back to Chat with Us on Celebrity Sunday John Everson is a staunch advocate for the culinary joys of the jalapeno and an unabashed fan of 1970s European horror cinema.  He is also the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of COVENANT,  SACRIFICE and seven other novels, including the creature feature spiderfest VIOLET EYES, […]

Mary SanGiovanni is our Celebrity Sunday Guest

Mary SanGiovanni is the author of the THE HOLLOWER trilogy (the first of which was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award), THRALL, CHAOS, CHILLS, and the forthcoming SAVAGE WOODS, and the novellas FOR EMMY, POSSESSING AMY, THE FADING PLACE, and NO SONGS FOR THE STARS and the forthcoming A QUIET PLACE AT WORLD’S END, as […]

Let’s Talk Horror

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Sunday’s Guest spot is on hold. Instead we will present a Topic Chat on How to write a horror story: 6 terrific tips. Is Terror the same as Horror? Mmm, well, not so much.  ‘Terror’ describes a state of feeling. Oxford Dictionaries simply define it as ‘extreme fear’. To ‘terrorize’, means […]

Creation

Creation I thought I fill up some white space with a little bit on creating characters. I love to create characters. They seldom appear within pages unless I know them very well. I keep notes and files on physical, mental and spiritual aspects of my protagonists and antagonists. I know what they like to eat. […]

Celebrity Sunday Welcomes Loren Rhoads

Loren Rhoads is the author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel.  She blogs at CemeteryTravel.com and writes about cemeteries for the Horror Writers Association.  In her secret life, she writes fiction about space ships, succubi, and witches.  This year her short stories have appeared in Best […]

Recap of Sunday’s Topic & Introducing Loren Rhoads

On Sunday we looked head on into the eyes of horror and survived. Some things to keep in mind if we are going to write horror include what makes a good horror story and things a writer can learn by observing someone else’s horror story. Good Horror means a Good Setting Don’t go overboard on […]