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Writer's Block: The Story And The Teller
Writer's Block: The Story And The Teller

695 views · Nov 11, 2022 horrortree.com

A story of how writer's block can be crushing and one way to overcome it.

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10 Facts About Vampires For Writers
10 Facts About Vampires For Writers

833 views · Nov 10, 2022 horrortree.com

Today we're covering ten fun facts about vampires that are useful for writers to know!

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7 Writing Tips for How to Write Scenery in Novels
7 Writing Tips for How to Write Scenery in Novels

617 views · Nov 9, 2022 horrortree.com

Check out the 7 writing tips for how to write scenery in novels to create compelling scenes and enhance your creativity.

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7 Books Every Writer Should Read about the Craft
7 Books Every Writer Should Read about the Craft

7K views · Nov 8, 2022 horrortree.com

If you need a bit of extra advice or motivation on writing, we're cherry picked 7 Books Every Writer Should Read about the Craft!

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Dealing With Rejection As A Writer
Dealing With Rejection As A Writer

1K views · Oct 20, 2022 horrortree.com

Rejection is one of the things that many writers, especially newer writers, have a huge issue with. It leads to self-doubt in our writing. Here are a few reasons you can receive a rejection that show there are many reasons for rejection that shouldn't have you worried about your work!

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7 Quotes From Neil Gaiman On Writing
7 Quotes From Neil Gaiman On Writing

1K views · Oct 19, 2022 horrortree.com

Good Omens, American Gods, The Sandman… These are scratching the surface of the amazing worlds the prolific author and comic creator Neil Gaiman has dreamed into being. He has offered us endless escapes into his imagination and has also shared quite a bit of his creative process along the way. Today, we’re looking at seven quotes on writing from this iconic master of the English language.

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6 Quotes On Writing From Dean Koontz
6 Quotes On Writing From Dean Koontz

2K views · Oct 17, 2022 horrortree.com

Dean Koontz is a suspense and horror author who has quite an impressive back catalog. Having written for decades, he has also shared quite a bit of insight on writing and his process for putting pen to paper. Today, we’re going to share some of our favorite advice that he has given the world.

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8 Quotes On Writing From Stephen King
8 Quotes On Writing From Stephen King

1K views · Oct 17, 2022 horrortree.com

As one of the masters of horror, Stephen King has been sharing advice on the craft of writing for decades. Today, we’re sharing 8 of our favorite quotes from this master of suspense!

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Horror and Humor: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Horror and Humor: Two Sides of the Same Coin

1K views · Oct 12, 2022 horrortree.com

Humor brings us smiles, joy, happiness, and laughter. Horror instills fear, dread, apprehension, and tension. It might seem odd to say this, but the above differences bind these disparate elements of storytelling in a tight weave.

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Authors to Read to Improve Your Writing
Authors to Read to Improve Your Writing

4K views · Sep 24, 2022 horrortree.com

Looking to improve your writing? Check out these authors to give you a leg up on your creative process!

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How To Write Lovecraftian Horror
How To Write Lovecraftian Horror

4K views · Sep 9, 2022 horrortree.com

If you love weird fiction and cosmic horror, we've got a few guiding principals that will help you really craft your stories!

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Will authors be replaced by robots?
Will authors be replaced by robots?

4K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

In this video, Ken MacGregor explores the very important question of "Will authors be replaced by robots?" You can read his deep dive into the topic here: https://horrortree.com/will-authors-be-replaced-by-robots/ ✨FOLLOW US ✨ Twitter: https://twitter.com/horrortree Facebook: https://facebook.com/horrortree Instagram: https://instagram.com/horror_tree Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://www.patreon.com/horrortree

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Story Worms: Literary Conventions
Story Worms: Literary Conventions

4K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

The benefits of Literary Conventions by Angeline Trevena

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Negative Feedback: The Double Slap, By Nicole Sims
Negative Feedback: The Double Slap, By Nicole Sims

14K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

I’m back with my self-doubt fighting words, and today’s topic deals with something that damages your, already frail, self-belief more than just rejection alone. Shocker, I know, what could be worse than rejection? The simple answer is negative feedback, or comments.

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Being part of a Writing Group
Being part of a Writing Group

3K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Nicole Simms talks about why writers should be part of a critique group.

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How To Write More Engaging Horror Stories?
How To Write More Engaging Horror Stories?

3K views · Aug 31, 2022 horrortree.com

How To Write More Engaging Horror Stories. Great tips for more ideas on writing horror stories that readers will want to check out!

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What Are Public Domain Characters?
What Are Public Domain Characters?

3K views · Aug 1, 2022 horrortree.com

Public domain characters are any characters that are not currently copyrighted. This includes characters from works that have expired, been abandoned, or never been copyrighted in the first place. Characters that are in the public domain may be used for any purpose without permission from the copyright holder.

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How do Authors Use Direct Characterization in a Story?
How do Authors Use Direct Characterization in a Story?

3K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

By Melody E. McIntyre. Characters are the heart of any story and characterization is how authors tell us who those characters are. The methods authors use fall into two broad categories: direct and indirect.