Workshop #10 Tim Waggoner: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Horror

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Workshop #10 Tim Waggoner: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Horror

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This session presents techniques for creating original, effective horror fiction. Topics covered include:

· The difference between crime, suspense, thriller, and horror.

· The difference between dread, terror, horror, disgust, and shock.

· The horror equivalent of the hero’s journey.

· Avoiding clichés.

· Making your horror personal.

· Taking new approaches to old archetypes.

· Avoiding clichéd story patterns.

· What, if any, are the limits in horror fiction?

· How much – or how little – should you reveal?

· Using the techniques of suspense to build horror.

Shirley Jackson Award finalist Tim Waggoner has published over thirty novels and three short story collections. He writes both original and media tie-in fiction, and he teaches creative writing at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio. Find out more about him at:http://www.timwaggoner.com/