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31 Days of Halloween

31 Days of Halloween — Day 27, Such Links to Show You

October is almost over, which means it’s nearly time to say goodbye to our annual horror series, 31 Days of Halloween. As we round up this year’s posts, here’s a quick look at some horror-related writings around the web.

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Movies

My Favorite Game That I Wish Would Go Away

It’s called “Okay, But Ladies.” And you can make your own variants, such as “Okay, But People of Color” or “Okay, But LGBT People.” It’s quite adaptable, as you’ll see.

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Pop Culture

Pop Culture Brunch: Saturday FanFic

Readers, I had a root canal this week, so my Saturday plans are to sit on the couch, under a quilt, reading fanfic between Netflix binges. 

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Pop Culture

About Fanfiction

They run and hide in a cave, the ocean around them, and it’s only later that Osha finds him, picks him up even though he’s too big for it now, and whispers to him in the Old Tongue. Sometimes Rickon forgets the Common Tongue; sometimes he tells Osha he wishes he was a wildling like […]

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Writing

That’s What He Said: How To Write Dialogue!

Whether you’re writing the Next Great Novel or, arguably more important to its readers, the Next Great AU Crossover Fanfic, your characters probably have revealing, hilarious, and/or heartbreaking conversations with each other. I’m going to go over some ways to make those discussions more polished, so your pure genius shines through!

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Pop Culture

The Secret, Wonderful World Of Fanfic

There’s a topic which I’ve seen popping up here and there in our comments recently, and that topic is fanfic.  I believe fanfic is an under-appreciated art form, and I think we should change all of that right here and now.  It’s time for those of us that love to curl up with our computer […]