Table of contents for On writing horror / by the Horror Writers Association ; edited by Mort Castle.

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On Writing Horror TOC
Foreword: The HWA: A Shockingly Brief and Informal History of the Horror Writers Association by Stanley Wiater
Editor's Introduction by Mort Castle
Part One: Horror, Literature, and Horror Literature
The Madness of Art by Joyce Carol Oates
Acceptance Speech: The 2003 National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by Stephen King
Why We Write Horror by Michael McCarty
Part Two: An Education in Horror
What You Are Meant to Know: 21 Horror Classics by Robert Weinberg
Avoiding What's Been Done to Death by Ramsey Campbell
Workshops of Horror (and Seminars and Conferences) by Tom Monteleone
Degrees of Dread by Michael A. Arnzen
Part Three: Developing Horror Concepts
A World of Dark and Disturbing Ideas by J.N. Williamson
Mirror, Mirror by Wayne Allen Sallee
Going There: Strategies for the Things That Scare You by Michael Marano
Honest Lies and Darker Truths: History and Horror Fiction by Richard Gilliam
Part Four: Horror Crafting
Such Horrible People by Tina Jens
A Hand on the Shoulder by Joe R. Lansdale
Eerie Events and Horrible Happenings: Plotting Short Horror Fiction by Nicholas Kaufman
Reality and the Waking Nightmare: Setting and Character in Horror Fiction by Mort Castle
"He Said?" She Asked: Some Thoughts About Dialogue by David Morrell
Keep It Moving, Maniacs: Writing Action Scenes in Horror Fiction by Jay R. Bonansinga
The Dark Enchantment of Style by Bruce Holland Rogers
Part Five: Horror, Art, Innovation, Excellence
Innovation in Horror by Jeanne Cavelos
Depth of Field: Horror and Literary Fiction by Nick Mamatas
Splat Goes the Hero: Visceral Horror by Jack Ketchum
Darkness Absolute: The Standards of Excellence in Horror Fiction by Douglas E. Winter
On Horror: A Conversation With Harlan Ellison and Richard Gilliam by ?
Part Six: Tradition and Modern Times
No More Silver Mirrors: The Monster in Our Times by Karen E. Taylor
Fresh Blood From Old Wounds: The Alchemist Meets the Biochemist by Joseph Curtin
More Simply Human by Tracy Knight
The Possibility of the Impossible by Tom Piccirilli
Archetypes and Fearful Allure: Writing Erotic Horror by Nancy Kilpatrick
Take a Scalpel to Those Tropes by W.D. Gagliani
That Spectred Isle: Tradition, Sensibility, and Delivery or Ghosts? What Ghosts? By Steven Savile
New Horrors: A Roundtable Discussion of Horror Today and Tomorrow by Joe Nassise
Part Seven: Genre and Subgenre
Writing for the New Pulps: Horror Theme Anthologies by John Maclay
Freaks and Fiddles, Banjos and Beasts: Writing Redneck Horror by Weston Ochse
Youth Gone Wild by Le Thomas
Writing Horror Comic Books-And Graphic Novels by Davaid Campiti
Acts of Madness: Writing Horror for the Stage by Lisa Morton
Fear Spins Off: The Tie-In Novel Comes Into Its Own by Yvonne Navarro
The Play's the Thing on the Doorstep: Writing Video and Roleplaying Games by Richard E. Dansky
Now Fear This: Writing Horror for Audio Theater by Scott Hickey and Bob Madia
Good Characters and Cool Kills: Writing the Horror Screenplay by Brendan Deneen
Part Eight: Horror Business: Selling, Marketing, Promoting
Dark Fluidity: Online Research and Marketing Resources by Judi Rohrig
The Small Press: Filling Shelves with Rare Books by John Everson
Sharing the Creeps: Marketing Short Horror Fiction, version 2.0 by Edo van Belkom
For Love or Money: Six Marketing Myths by Bev Vincent
Afterword
Quiet Lies the Locust Tells by Harlan Ellison

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Horror tales -- Authorship.