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1. Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers (Now Write! Series) (2014)
The fifth volume in the acclaimed Now Write! writing-guide series offers a full toolbox of advice and exercises for speculative fiction writers hoping to craft an engaging alternate reality, flesh out an enthralling fantasy quest, or dream up a bloodcurdling plot twist, including:- (R), on crafting the perfect story title- on how economy of language helps create a truly frightening tale- on making fantastical characters feel genuine and relatableAmong the other writers incluided are: and others.This collection of storytelling secrets from top genre writers—including winners of…
The supernatural, the surreal, and the all-too real . . . tales of the dark. Such stories have always fascinated us, and modern authors carry on the disquieting traditions of the past while inventing imaginative new ways to unsettle us. Chosen from a wide variety of venues, these stories are as eclectic and varied as shadows. This volume of 2018’s best dark fantasy and horror offers more than five hundred pages of tales from some of today’s finest writers of the fantastique―sure to delight as well as disturb . . ….
Good in wraps; 4to; Stapled Paperback; 12 pages + Illustration Booklet; TSR Inc.; 1981; First Thus; Subtitled: An Adventure for Character Levels 10-14; Rubbing and wear to wraps and spine; Ink stain to foot of spine; Text smells of smoke….
The supernatural, the surreal, and the all-too real . . . tales of the dark. Such stories have always fascinated us, and modern authors carry on the disquieting traditions of the past while inventing imaginative new ways to unsettle us. Chosen from a wide variety of venues, these stories are as eclectic and varied as shadows. This volume of 2017’s best dark fantasy and horror offers more than five hundred pages of tales from some of today’s finest writers of the fantastique-sure to delight as well as disturb . . ….
Hello and Welcome to The World of Enchanted Imagination! BOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!It’s that time of the year when we all start thinking about Witches, Vampires, Jack o’ lanterns, Zombies, Ghosts, Fallen Angels, Evil Clowns and everything SPOOKY! Welcome to The World of Enchanted Imagination’s version of Horror guaranteed to tickle your spine! Some of us, including me, enjoy this type of artwork year-round. Fantasy of Horror includes 40 high quality grayscale fantasy pictures with large margins for easy removal, printed on one side only with watermark on the back for artist’s…
The supernatural, the surreal, and the all-too real . . . tales of the dark. Such stories have always fascinated and modern authors are carrying on the disquieting traditions of the past while inventing imaginative new ways to unsettle. Chosen from a wide variety of venues, the stories for this seventh volume of the series include sinister fairy tales, dreadful new legends, and spooky tales sure to spur the shivers. Encounter the eclectic terrors of today, frightening glimpses of bleak futures, and alarming considerations of the past. Welcome to the best of dark fantasy and horror….
Fantastic fiction has existed since man’s earliest days of telling tales around a fire. It deals with our most powerful emotions: fear, love and hope. Throughout its history, the short story has always been its most vital form. In short fiction, the boundaries of genre have been established, broken and re-established; the field has become differentiated and complex. The Big Book of Classic Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction displays the evolution of the genre, filled with significant and powerful works by some of the greatest masters of storytelling. Fantastic fiction has had an impact on all types of literature, and…
8. Ruin (Fire & Blood) (2019)
On the surface, my life must appear one of lavish design. As a courtesan for the vampire royals, extravagant gowns are tailor-made to hug my curves, ensuring I look my best as an ornament decorating a luxurious palace. What is the cost of all this splendor? My blood, my body… and my soul. After being arrested for war crimes, I volunteered to become a consort to the three kings to allow my family time to escape. But when the malicious leader of the human rebellion demands I betray my new lovers, even I’m surprised to discover my loyalties have…
Several years after the events of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself back in Wonderland and called upon to save the world of playing cards and talking animals from the increasingly deranged Queen of Hearts. But all is not as it first appears in the fluctuating dream world and soon Alice is battling to save herself from the nightmare that is rapidly overtaking the realm. Have you ever wondered what would have happened if Alice hadn’t drunk from the bottle labelled ‘Drink Me’, or if she hadn’t joined the Hatter, the…
10. Heart/Justice of the Mountain Man (2006)
Selling his gun to the highest bidder, sharpshooter Monte Carson rode side by side with Big Jim Slaughter, the most feared hombre in Wyoming Territory. But when Monte decided to reform his ways and give back $50,000 in stolen army payroll, he made an enemy in Slaughter and a friend in mountain man Smoke Jensen. Now, an enraged Slaughter wants his money, and if he doesn’t get it, he’s going to kill Monte’s wife, his hostage in an outlaw paradise called Jackson Hole, Wyoming. For Smoke, there’s no choice but to come down off the mountain and ride…
Get that red crayon ready! Rock-star-turned-comics-creator has created a follow-up to his smash-hit, horror-themed adult coloring book!The color-crazed carnage continues! Follow everyone’s favorite undead girl, Ghouliana, as she mischievously attempts to trick budding colorists into unleashing a deadly spell. Try and find the ingredients she’s sprinkled throughout Robert’s intricate pen and ink illustrations before it’s too late!…
Best Fantasy Horror Books Reviewed & Ranked
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Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Bridging the Solitudes
Author(s): Amy J. Ransom, Dominick Grace
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
Inspiration Overdose: Too many ideas for science fiction, horror, and fantasy stories
Author(s): Schmidt, D.N.
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 425 Kb, Download: epub
Horror Literature and Dark Fantasy: Challenging Genres
Author(s): Mark A. Fabrizi
Publisher: Brill - Sense, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
BORN TO BE WEIRD: a collection of demented fantasy & horror
Author(s): Set Sytes
Publisher: Microcosm Pub, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
The Unique Legacy of Weird Tales: The Evolution of Modern Fantasy and Horror
Author(s): Justin Everett, Jeffrey H. Shanks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
American Silent Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Feature Films, 1913-1929
Author(s): John T. Soister, Henry Nicolella, Steve Joyce, William F. Chase, Harry Long
Publisher: McFarland, Year: 2012, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
Allied Artists Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films
Author(s): Michael R. Pitts
Publisher: McFarland, Year: 2011, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
The Gothic Imagination: Conversations on Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction in the Media
Author(s): John C. Tibbetts, Richard Holmes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2011, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
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