Atmosphere: Setting the scene inside the character’s head

I read a lot. And I've come to notice there's something special about Horror and Genres that rely on the mental attributes of character. It's not what you think. There's two types of atmosphere in any novel, that of setting and that of the state of mind of character, both can be used to create … Continue reading Atmosphere: Setting the scene inside the character’s head

A Call for Responsibility from Authors: Calming the Rule Brigade

They're at it again. Banging on the pulpit, stamping their feet, going a rather vulgar red in the face, spittle flying from their mouths as if some rabies bug just flooded their system, and by gum they must be listened to! I'm talking about the religious denominations that now permeate the writing community. No, not … Continue reading A Call for Responsibility from Authors: Calming the Rule Brigade