Tag: horror

Dark Tower Re-Read – Part 4: The Mist

Today I am sharing my thoughts on The Mist, a novella originally collected in his Skeleton Crew short story collection. If you haven't already, be sure to read the previous posts in this series. Part 1: Dark Tower: The Movie Part 2: The Gunslinger Part 3: The Talisman Summary From the back cover: It's a hot, lazy day, perfect for… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

January Writer Update

Happy New Year! New Groups Since last time I’ve joined a little writer group. Once or twice a week we get together and just write. It’s a wonderful group of fun writer folks, most of whom I met going to write-ins during NaNoWriMo. I’m thinking about trying out another local writer workshop group as well. I like the workshop group… Read more →

Book Review: Brotherhood of the Wheel

So, I just finished reading this very interesting horror novel by R. S. Blecher: The Brotherhood of the Wheel. What’s it about? Well, way back in the olden days, the Knights Templar Order took it upon themselves to protect the peoples traveling the road to Jerusalem. Since than the order has changed and now protects the roads of the modern… Read more →

Halloween Fiction – Girl in the Woods

It’s the absolute best time of year. Halloween! This is the time of year when scary stories flood from every fount and bring me happiness. In celebration of this joyful time I’m adding my own entry to the fount of internet scary stories. It was supposed to be flash fiction (meaning 1000 words or less), but I don’t know if… Read more →

Recently I stumbled across an interview with Justin Cronin, author of horror bestseller The Passage, on YouTube. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9cRQbeMsF0)

In it he said this:

I have one rule with characters. I have to know what they’re not telling anybody. If I know what they’re not telling anybody, I really know who they are.

This is great stuff, and is something I need to keep in mind myself for my own writing.

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Learn more about Justin Cronin and his writing here: http://enterthepassage.com/