Tag Archives | Horror

How to write a scary scene

This is a repost from Let the Words Flow, but I’ve updated it. To be totally honest, I’ve learned a bit more about the subject since I first tackled it. This post originally stemmed from a question about Something Strange and Deadly. Since the book has ghosts and walking corpses, someone asked, “How do you write a scary scene?” With that I sat down and thought about what makes a scene scary—how I crafted the frightening bits […]


Interview with Sara Wilson Etienne, author of Harbinger

A bit about Sara in her own words I used to dream of being a marine biologist but quickly realized that I love fantasy more than fact. Now I enjoy combining both to create stories that ask “What if?” I write in sunny California alongside my artist husband and my two dogs. My favorite days are spent disappearing into different universes, whether it’s traveling with Dr. Who, popping into a parallel world with Diana Wynne Jones, […]