Plotting

When I begin a short story or a novel I like to have a firm idea of the plot in my mind. Once my imagination is pre-loaded I flesh out characters and work through various outcomes. I do best when I have the rough draft of six major scenes. If I do not know some key things going into a story I usually fail to connect enough to finish it.

John Everson is Returning to Celebrity Sunday

Rumor has it that the abandoned house by the cemetery is haunted by the ghost of a witch. But rumors won’t stop carpenter Mike Kostner from rehabbing the place as a haunted house attraction. Soon he’ll learn that fresh wood and nails can’t keep decades of rumors down.

Celebrity Sunday Presents Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross

Tamara Thorne is the author of many novels including international bestsellers, Haunted, Moonfall, Bad Things, and The Sorority. She’s been interested in ghost stories all her life and has been published since 1991. Alistair Cross shares the love of ghosts and horror and is the author of the bestsellers, The Crimson Corset, The Angel Alejandro, […]

Quarterly Critique Chat

Would you like a critique from the entire chatroom? Then read and follow the guidelines EXACTLY. Submissions that do not follow the guidelines will be rejected. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Email sally@writerschatroom.com 200-300 words from your work. Paste your submission into the email, do not send an attachment. Do not hit reply! Use the subject line “Submission: Labor Day Critique”. Copy this […]

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