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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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8 Inspiring Quotes About Reading
8 Inspiring Quotes About Reading

1K views · Oct 21, 2022 horrortree.com

Reading is an amazing thing. It is an escape to another world. Today, we're sharing 8 of our favorite quotes about the love of reading!

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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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3 Authors Share The Women Who Inspired Them
3 Authors Share The Women Who Inspired Them

1K views · Oct 19, 2022 horrortree.com

The muse can be an elusive being. However, today we’re looking at three authors who are sharing the women who have been muses to their work and inspired their writing to entirely new levels. Today we'll hear from Naching T. Kassa, Lori Michelle, and L. Marie Wood!

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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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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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Horror Tree Interview w/Fred Venturini
Horror Tree Interview w/Fred Venturini

3K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author Fred Venturini & host Ivana Sanders about his experiences as a horror author and his newest release To Dust You Shall Return about the residents of a small town and the dark decisions they make in the name of survival! ✨ Fred Venturini is a Real Estate agent and is also the Horror Author of The Heart Does Not Grow Back, The Escape of Light, and A Pound of Flesh. All of his novels can be found on his Amazon author page here: https://www.amazon.com/Fred-Venturini/e/B004N14ZNA?ref_=dbs_p_ebk_r00_abau_000000 ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ FRED VENTURINI ~ Twitter: @FredVenturini IG: @Venterminator FB: Venterminator ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Fred Venturini and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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Horror Tree Interview w/J.S. Breukelaar
Horror Tree Interview w/J.S. Breukelaar

4K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author J.S. Breukelaar & host Ivana Sanders about her experiences as a horror author and her newest release THE BRIDGE about mythology, dystopian darkness, and the power of perseverance! ✨ J.S. Breukelaar is a teacher of literature and writing at Sydney University and Western Sydney University. Her novels are award winning and can be found on her Amazon author page here: https://www.amazon.com/J.-S.-Breukelaar/e/B00IJKIVT0?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000 ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ J.S. BREUKELAAR ~ Twitter: @JSBreukelaar IG: @JSBreukelaar FB: JSBreukelaar ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you J.S. Breukelaar and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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Happy Birthday Robert Louis Stevenson
Happy Birthday Robert Louis Stevenson

3K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Robert Louis Stevenson created a couple of the most famous novels of all time. Yes, he was responsible for Treasure Island. More importantly, he also gave us the chilling 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'! This is a quick remembrance of such a talented author.

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An Interview with Denise Agnew
An Interview with Denise Agnew

6K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Interview with horror author Denise Agnew.

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Interview with G.A. Miller
Interview with G.A. Miller

4K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Horror Tree interview with author G.A. Miller.

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An Interview with Naomi Rourke by Scott Summers
An Interview with Naomi Rourke by Scott Summers

9K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

An interview with Naomi Rourke.

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The Horror Tree Presents…An Interview with Marcus James
The Horror Tree Presents…An Interview with Marcus James

5K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

HorrorTree interviews Marcus James

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An Interview with Deborah Sheldon
An Interview with Deborah Sheldon

6K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

A video refresh of an interview with Australian writer Deborah Sheldon.

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An Interview with Cameron Trost
An Interview with Cameron Trost

7K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

An interview with author Cameron Trost.

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Interview with John Reinhart
Interview with John Reinhart

4K views · Oct 7, 2021 horrortree.com

Author, musician, poet, and father, John Reinhart, tells us about his thought processes and what motivates him to create.

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5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing
5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing

4K views · Oct 15, 2021 horrortree.com

Today we're sharing 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés That You Should Avoid In Your Writing!

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Horror Tree Interview w/Erik C. Hanson
Horror Tree Interview w/Erik C. Hanson

6K views · Oct 20, 2021 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author Erik C. Hanson & host Ivana Sanders about his perception of the horror genre, his passion for writing fiction, and his newest release "All Things Deadly: Salem Stories" a collection Halloween themed horror stories! ✨ Erik C. Hanson earned his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU and was the recipient of an “Outstanding Writing For The Screen” certificate. His work has been published by Smith & Kraus and Applause Books in 8 play anthologies. More than 35 of his short plays have been developed and produced in the United States. His fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Ghost Orchid Press, Horror Oasis, Collective Tales, Curious Blue Press, Trembling With Fear, The Parliament House, Stranger with Friction, and Versification Publishing House. His debut horror collection, ALL THINGS DEADLY (Salem Stories), was released by D&T Publishing in 2021. His novella, WICKED BLOOD, will be released in 2022. As an educator, Hanson has taught undergraduate and graduate-level English courses at Sacred Heart University.. All of his novels can be found on his Amazon author page here: https://www.amazon.com/E-C-Hanson/e/B08TVW89Z8?ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vu00_taft_p1_i5 ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ ERIK C. HANSON ~ Twitter: @ECHanson21 IG: @HaddonfieldHanson FB: Erik Hanson ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Erik C. Hanson and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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Horror Tree Interview w/Kevin Lucia
Horror Tree Interview w/Kevin Lucia

5K views · Oct 27, 2021 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author Kevin Lucia & host Ivana Sanders about his experiences as a horror author, horror fan, movie buff, and his newest release "October Nights" a collection of horror novellas! ✨ Kevin Lucia's short fiction has appeared in several anthologies, most recently with Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Bentley Little, Peter Straub and Robert McCammon. His first short story collection, Things Slip Through was published November 2013, followed by Devourer of Souls in June 2014, Through A Mirror, Darkly, June 2015, and and his second short story collection, Things You Need, September 2018. His novella Mystery Road was published by Cemetery Dance Publications May, 2020. For three free ebooks, sign up for his monthly newsletter at www.kevinlucia.blogspot.com. All of his novels can be found on his Amazon author page here: https://www.amazon.com/Kevin-Lucia/e/B003L29OEM?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1634421075&sr=1-3 ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ KEVIN LUCIA ~ Twitter: @KevinBLucia IG: @KevinLucia Website: www.kevinlucia.blogspot.com ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Kevin Lucia and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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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.

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Watch our #AuthorInterview with Gwendolyn Nix!
Watch our #AuthorInterview with Gwendolyn Nix!

5K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Today, you can enjoy J.W. Donley's #author interview with Gwendolyn Nix as she discusses her latest work 'I Have Asked to be Where No Storms Come' being published through Crystal Lake Publishing, and so much more! This is a must-watch for Nix's fans. You can follow Nix on Twitter @ GwendolynNix and Instagram @ Gwendoly.nix. If you're looking to support Horror Tree, please be sure to subscribe to our Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/horrortree or send a tip in at Ko-Fi - https://ko-fi.com/horrortree Thanks for joining us today!

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Author Interview w/Donny Prentice, Jr.
Author Interview w/Donny Prentice, Jr.

4K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Contributing Author of Vindication of Monsters Anthology, Donny Prentice, Jr. & host Ivana Sanders about his experiences as a contributor to a Horror Anthology and a fan of horror which illuminates the human condition! ✨ Donny's Bio: A debut author in the field that he loves, horror! He contributed a film analysis to Claire Fitzpatrick's anthology, Vindication of Monsters. He once joked, "To be honest, while I’m a big fan of the horror genre, I would be quite terrible at writing my own horror story (haha)." ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ Donny Prentice, Jr. ~ IG: @The_Full_Donny ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Donny Prentice, Jr. and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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10 Relaxing Activities to Rediscover Your Writing Voice
10 Relaxing Activities to Rediscover Your Writing Voice

4K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

No matter how much you love writing and no matter how creative you are, it’s not always easy to be inspired. That’s especially true when you write for a living, and you hit some creative roadblocks. You can read our full article on the topic here: https://horrortree.com/10-relaxing-activities-to-rediscover-your-writing-voice/

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Horror Tree Interview w/Grant Butler
Horror Tree Interview w/Grant Butler

3K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author Grant Butler & host Ivana Sanders about his experiences as a contributor to a Horror Anthology and author of dark fiction! ✨ Grant's Bio: "Grant Butler is the author of the novel The Heroin Heiress and his short fiction has been published in Sick Cruising and Mardi Gras Mysteries. Some of his literary influences include Stephen King, Ira Levin, Agatha Christie, and Thomas Harris. Cinema is also a big influence on his storytelling and some of his favorite films are Jaws, The Godfather, Goodfellas, and Psycho." ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ GRANT BUTLER ~ Twitter: @TheGrantButler ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Grant Butler and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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Horror Tree Interview w/Meg Smith
Horror Tree Interview w/Meg Smith

4K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Enjoy this Author Interview between Author Meg Smith & host Ivana Sanders about her experiences as a woman horror writer during women in horror month! ✨ Meg's Bio from her website: "For Meg Smith, writing is a lifelong passion. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in many literary journals, magazines, poetry sections in newspapers, anthologies, and many more. Originally from the greater Boston area, she has long made her home in Lowell, Mass., where she served on the board of Lowell Celebrates Kerouac! -- a festival honoring native author, Jack Kerouac. Her love of writing and telling a story led her to a career in journalism. The New England Newspaper and Press Association has honored her work with several awards. These include first-place awards for coverage of racial and ethnic issues, and coverage of religion. She also has a passion for Middle Eastern dance, producing many events featuring both dance and spoken word. She also served as a writer and columnist for the Middle Eastern dance magazine, Jareeda, and as associate editor of Belly Dance New England. Of her writing career, she says: "In writing, there is always something new to create, to be created by, and to learn. It is a journey of many paths, always beckoning to discover." All of her novels can be found on her e-com store here: http://megsmithwriter.com/index%20b.htm ✨FOLLOW US ALL✨ ~ MEG SMITH ~ Twitter: @MegSmith_Writer IG: @MegSmithWriter TikTok: @MegSmithWriter Website: www.megsmithwriter.com/ ~ HORROR TREE ~ Twitter: @HorrorTree IG: @Horror_Tree FB: HorrorTree ~ IVAVA SANDERS ~ Twitter: @TheNovelette IG: @TheNovelette1 Thank you Meg Smith and visit Horror Tree for more Author Interviews and other vital writers’ resources at www.HorrorTree.com!! Donate to the Horror Tree Patreon to support the hardworking Horror team: https://t.co/iGiWU9burv?amp=1 Music promoted by Sound Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCsH9GHjSVg&t=0s #HorrorTree #AuthorInterview #HorrorCommunity #WritingCommunity #HorrorWriters #Writers

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Here Are 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing

3K views · Aug 6, 2022 horrortree.com

Here is our brief overview of 5 Overused Horror Movie Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing! A couple of these may feel obvious though it is well worth stating that they are the ones you really do need to avoid. If you want to read the full list in-depth, you can check out our original article right here: https://horrortree.com/5-overused-horror-movie-cliches-to-avoid-in-your-writing/

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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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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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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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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.