Welcome to September! While it still feels like Summer across the world, Fall technically begins near the end of the month and this is the season most speculative fiction writers live for. Colder weather(maybe), changing seasons, Halloween, the season (but not the month) of NaNoWriMo.

For starters, I know that we’re very behind on the Trembling With Fear anthology. The cover issues have almost been resolved and we’re THIS close to being able to share it. One small change and it should be set. Also, it looks spectacular!

What Is New At The Horror Tree?!

In working to expand our reach into global domination of helping writers and increasingly readers everywhere, we’ve also recently created a tumblr account which can be located here: http://thehorrortree.tumblr.com. At the moment, it is just crossposting our main website’s posts and is another way for you to access our content if your the type of person who enjoys to tumblr.

On the site, we made a slight cosmetic change by adding the visible social icons in our header and footer. Now you can more easily access us from your preferred platform of choice! Well, assuming we support it.

For posts, here is what stood out the last month!
Articles:
Creative Marketing Tips From Authors Round 1.
How Do I Get An Agent Anyway? Part 3.
Best Books For Authors.

Book Reviews:
C.H.U.D. Lives: A Tribute Anthology.

Video Refresh:
Timothy W. Long Interview.
Story Worms: For Love or Money.
Rhiannon Frater Interview.
To Dump or not to Dump.
Aaron J. French Interview.

Finally, we also had 4 new Interviews this month:
Thomas Raymond.
Jim Goforth.
Loren Rhoads.
Lenore Hart.

What Is About To Grow At The Horror Tree?

The TWF update, hopefully! We’re also looking to expand in a couple of areas as well.

Looking to contribute to The Horror Tree?

We’re always on the lookout for more help at The Horror Tree! Patreon is always a great way to help out.

We also always have a STRONG need for book reviewers!

However, if you’re looking to add your personal touch to things there are other options!
From ongoing contributors to web developers that would be interested in working with us on online applications for authors, to guest blogs, to someone willing to track open markets, to being a stop on your blog tour, and so on. If you are interested please drop us a line through our contact page today!

Have anything you’d like to see us add in the future?

We’re here for you so if you believe there is a service, column, or anything else we could list that you’d want to see please reach out via our contact page!

A Brief Update!

Once again, we’re trying to share how the Horror Tree is growing socially. I need to keep a focus on this as it is hard to find ways to grow our social media and keeping track shows how many authors and readers we’re able to reach!

  • Horror Tree’s Twitter – Moved from 6714 to 6692 followers. For the first time this year we’ve lost followers. We’re down 12 which isn’t the direction that we want to be going to hit 7,000!
  • Horror Tree’s Facebook – 1771 to 1787. Only a slight bump however we’ve had more visits from Facebook this month so we have to be doing something right!
  • Horror Tree’s Instagram – Absolutely no growth this month.
  • Horror Tree’s Pinterest – No change here, still 11 followers. Honestly, we get a lot of likes to our quotes and shares but not lot of follows or traffic. I’m iffy on how much work I plan on continuing to put into this outlet!
  • Horror Tree’s YouTube gained 7 new subscribers in the past month and we’re up to 31. Not bad for only video refreshes so far!

As always, I hope we’re helping you out and we’d love to see your comments with any suggestions or thoughts on what we’re doing! Thanks for being a reader!

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About Stuart Conover

Stuart Conover is a father, husband, published author, blogger, geek, entrepreneur, horror fanatic, and runs a few websites including Horror Tree!

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