Event – Glasgow Horror Fest: BITE SIZE 21 April 2019

A bite-sized chunk of horror is coming to Blackfriars this April. A mid-year mini version of the large scale Halloween festival, Glasgow Horror Fest is proud to bring the BITE SIZE festival to Blackfriars for its second year. Dates: Sunday 21st April  2019 Time: 16:30 – 22:30 BST Location: Blackfriars Bar 36 Bell Street Glasgow …

Join Our Facebook Horror Group

We’ve created a horror Facebook group called “Horror – Fact and Fiction” for the discussion of all things related to anything horror or supernatural, fact or fiction. Whether it’s real-life serial killers, monsters on the big screen and in literature or in any other form of entertainment you’re free to talk about it. Share news …

Nano Horror Stories and Creepy Tales

Horror stories don’t have to form a novel hundreds of pages long, they don’t even have to be short stories a dozen pages long. With nano horror stories you can encapsulate the tale within only a few lines. Sometimes even a single line will do the job. “Impossible!” I hear you cry. But no, it …

What is a Foreword, a Preface and an Introduction?

Many writers have heard of the terms Foreword, Preface and Introduction but some are unsure of the meaning of each and how they differ. It’s important for you to know the differences, particularly if you self-publish. Don’t worry, it’s not complex or difficult to understand and I’m going to keep it as simple as it …

A simple Trick To Selling More Books

If you aren’t content to write only one book you might like a simple tip to selling more books each time you write them. This tip works well for both fiction and non-fiction but in this article I will concentrate on non-fiction writing so pay careful attention no matter what your genre. Here’s the simple …

What Stops You Writing Your First Book?

So you’re yearning to write a book but still haven’t done it. WHY NOT? Almost every would-be writer finds reasons why they can’t write their book rather than actually getting on with it. There is a brave minority who simply throw caution to the wind and get on with it regardless of their fears. It’s …

Is Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory Really Dante’s Inferno?

Willy Wonka and Dante’s Inferno:- two entities seemingly poles apart but one particularly compelling fan theory offers a link between them and some will find it difficult to refute. This well produced, entertaining and fascinating video offers up the fan theory that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory may actually be based on Dante’s Inferno. …

5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

Horror books usually need a strong protagonist and for the brightness of even the brightest hero there must be a villain who is dark enough to dull that heroic light. Here’s a list of five  notable villains in horror reading. Mr Hyde – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Lewis Stevenson) Being …

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