"I just came across this post on the HWA website and I think it's 100% right now that I think about it.
So perhaps, then, we should not ask what the difference is, but just what dark fantasy is?
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"I've often wondered the same thing since first seeing the term Dark Fantasy and I pretty much thought there was no difference either. Perhaps it's just a buzzword someone created as horror is thought to be more niche and since Game of…"
Us writers crave something darker, more sinister than we could ever lay yearning eyes upon. For this group, we will explore the darkness in each of us. Whether it be gruesome horror or dark, lusty romance. Will you join me?See More
"Hi Natalie. I'm going to address you because the last of the convo was a year ago :)
I use a pseudonym. I write horror and dark fantasy. I don't use a pen name because I am afraid that people will judge me, but because I have an…"
I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue
Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue
Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue
I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.
The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…
On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara. Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing red and black flowery dress. They were in the heart of the…
So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do.
Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde hair fell over her face. Scarlet lips whispered to him,…