HOW TO WRITE A HORROR STORY
http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Horror-Story
Get an idea
 Think about the story

- What happened?
- When did it happen?
- Who was involved?
Plan it out
 Take care of the details
 Setting: place, time of the day …
 Description of the characters – don’t

lose t...
Think out of the box
 Don’t repeat the same cliches

all over
 Be original
Think of an exciting
first sentence
 A sentence which will make

your readers want to
continue reading
Add the horror
 You’re trying to

scare and disgust
your readers.
Describe the
horror scenes in
detail.
 A bit of gore i...
End with a bang

 leave your readers shivering in

a cold sweat with an ending
paragraph or line which will
keep them loo...
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How to write a horror story

  1. 1. HOW TO WRITE A HORROR STORY http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Horror-Story
  2. 2. Get an idea  Think about the story - What happened? - When did it happen? - Who was involved?
  3. 3. Plan it out  Take care of the details  Setting: place, time of the day …  Description of the characters – don’t lose track of them!  Describe the action in detail
  4. 4. Think out of the box  Don’t repeat the same cliches all over  Be original
  5. 5. Think of an exciting first sentence  A sentence which will make your readers want to continue reading
  6. 6. Add the horror  You’re trying to scare and disgust your readers. Describe the horror scenes in detail.  A bit of gore is always welcome. (please, not THAT Gore … )
  7. 7. End with a bang  leave your readers shivering in a cold sweat with an ending paragraph or line which will keep them looking behind their back for the rest of their lives…

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