Writing Great Horror Stories
26 October @ 15:00 - 17:00
If you want to learn how to write fearsome fiction and spine-tingling tales, then look no further. This session will explore all of the elements that make up a great horror story, including how to build atmosphere, pacing, the best ways to employ archetypes and what truly scares a reader.
At Alex’s session you will:
- Establish an understanding of horror fiction and what it entails
- Develop a strong concept of how to build a suitable atmosphere in horror fiction
- Explore how pacing and build are crucial to great horror tales
- Understand how to tap into key human fears to truly terrify a reading audience.
About Alex Davis
Alex Davis is an author of horror and science-fiction, as well as a tutor and lecturer with fifteen years of experience. He has had a range of horror short stories and poetry published, and is a regular horror movie reviewer. He’s also the creator and organisers of Derby’s popular Edge-Lit genre fiction event, which enters its 9th year in 2020.
Book your place
The price of this workshop is £13 for NWS members and £19 general admission. Book your place below, or to find out about joining NWS, head to our membership page.