Horror authors, terrify your readers with strong storytelling


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.