Posted on 11/07/2018 at 10:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Horror sometimes gets a bad rap as being all about blood, guts, and other types of gore.

Alan Baxter — who writes horror, dark fantasy, and supernatural thrillers — wants to speak up in its defense.

He reminds writers and readers alike that “terrifying” doesn’t have to mean “stomach-turning.”

And even if you do take a graphic route, you can’t ignore the foundation of the story.

Check out his seven tips on ensuring that base is solid on Joanna Penn’s blog.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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