Tagged: horror

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Best horror books by Russian writers (19th century)

Everyone needs to experience Russian literature at some time… so why not now? 👻 #1 Nikolai Gogol and his awesome Viy – a horror novella, published in 1835. The title is also the name of the demonic creature, the main hero of the plot. Every summer, a large procession of students moving around the area as they travel home. However, the group in the novel is reduced to three students: the theologian...

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The Essentials of Writing a Murder Mystery Novel

Written by Peter Manley #guestpost Congratulations! 👻🤡 You’ve got this shiny new idea for what seems like a great murder mystery novel to come… now what? It’s time to write it, of course! Getting started can probably seem like such a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the whole murder mystery writing in the first place. But have no fear, 😜 it is absolutely possible for you to turn that brilliant...

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 22 – #dialogue

Short version ch. 22 – #dialogue (1000 words) x x x Cash, Ichi, and Ola are standing near the lake, a couple of miles from the shuttle. Cash: Here you are, my Pearl! A dream planet! I still can’t believe we are breathing without our masks. It’s all that matters, guys. (laughing) Do you understand? We have finally found a new place to start over… look at the water. It’s...

7 Cool Destinations For Your Novel

Guest post by Peter Manley (click to check website) Sure, having interesting characters and a compelling storyline are extremely important, but the setting where your story takes place is equally important, or even more important in some cases. Think about it: if your story takes place in a middle-class home in Virginia with no interesting details about it, your book will more than likely be a drag from the start. Even...

I am a product of endless books

News 1 Dulcinea and The Death Code (Child Of Illusion Series, book 1)  Genre: young adult, fantasy and adventure (+ horror, romance, mystery, sci-fi) Chapters: 33 There’s always something happening in the world, or around us, that we can’t pin down with words or thoughts. My version – what you see is not here. It is both… The e-book is finally available for pre-order on Amazon Kindle – click to order (paperback is...

Tears of my enemies

I watch him cry. Because that is what I do. I wait and watch… I am the collector. I collect the most precious thing in the world – the tears of my enemies. It’s a very rare business and I know you never heard about it, but while it doesn’t pay the most bucks, it keeps me sane. In some cases, taking their tears helps me to drink their wisdom,...

Happy Valentine Story, 18+ “Venus de Milo”

x x x “I wonder if Shana realized I came home yesterday almost in the morning,” remarked Kif. He was sitting in his best friend, Matt, unkempt living room on one of his ‘drinking’ visits. “Your wife is legit tired of your ass. I’m sure she knows. You need to get a grip,” replied Matt, stirring his cold beer with his finger before taking a sip. “Says the man who...