I told a co-worker about seeing The Woman in Black. I admitted that I’d deliberately seen a matinee, but wound up putting on extra lights at night because I was still freaked out come nightfall. She laughed. “Why did you go see it if you scare so easily?” “I thought it would be scary like… Read More The Accidental Horror Writer by Katherine Hajer
What really sells your book? Do you get all your sales from Twitter, Facebook, a combination of things? Have you made a YouTube video that’s upped your book sales by a billion percent? Does persistent spamming and DMing people you don’t know work? Have you tried pay-per-click? Have you done a blog tour thats been… Read More What sells your book?
It seems an odd thing to do, writing horror. When there is a wealth of genres out there and I could be writing about perfect love or fantastic dragons or gun-toting cowboys, why choose to create the most terrifying, the most soul-shredding, the most unwelcome? My answer is a simple one: because I like it.… Read More Writing Horror by Lisamarie Lamb
A big subject in the indie/self-publishing world, the general consensus is that you should hire an editor to look at your work much the same as if you had been taken on by a “proper” publishing house. Before thinking whether to hire an editor or not, every indie writer and self-publisher should ask some searching… Read More Should indie writers hire an editor?