Horror fiction can be a commercial success

People love to be scared. If they didn’t there would be no need for horror films, Halloween, or the nightly news. It’s in our nature to crave that rush we get by fright. Alfred Hitchcock once said “People like to be scared when they feel safe.” And this is very true. Why? For some it’s […]

The new publishing paradigm

The world of book publishing is changing. It used to be a writer would labor over their work for as long as it took for the manuscript to be perfect…or as close to perfect as it could be. That writer would then submit a clever query letter, to agents and publishers and then pray to […]