Horror sometimes gets a bad rap as being all about blood, guts, and other types of gore.
Alan Baxter — who writes horror, dark fantasy, and supernatural thrillers — wants to speak up in its defense.
He reminds writers and readers alike that “terrifying” doesn’t have to mean “stomach-turning.”
And even if you do take a graphic route, you can’t ignore the foundation of the story.
Check out his seven tips on ensuring that base is solid on Joanna Penn’s blog.