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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.