Posted on 06/16/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While June 16, 1818, has long been held as the day that Mary Shelley sat down (or, rather, sat up)...

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Posted on 06/06/2022 at 09:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be enough of a struggle to write a realistic-feeling human character, let alone a living being that doesn't...

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Posted on 04/25/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is exactly what a Millennial with a case of the Mondays needs: the option to buy Goosebumps-themed sneakers. Author...

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Posted on 04/11/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be hard to keep on top of all the blogs and news sources that aim to help writers....

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Posted on 03/03/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Reality may seem scary enough to a lot of us, but for others, horror fiction is a welcome escape. And...

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Tagged As: Horror, Jane Friedman

Posted on 03/01/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An appropriately eerie donation has been made to the Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia. The Guardian reports that literary collector...

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Posted on 02/24/2022 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

So Writer's Digest recently shared a list of twenty-one popular horror tropes. And then it also shared advice on how...

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Tagged As: Horror, Writer's Digest

Posted on 12/30/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You might think that A Christmas Carol is the most-adapted ghost story of all time. And you’re possibly right, given...

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Posted on 12/14/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Shirley Jackson, horror author and short-story master, was born on this day in 1919. She is best known for her...

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Posted on 10/27/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Think you’re too old for middle-grade horror tales like R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series? Well, think again. Madelyne Xiao, like bookworms...

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