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Horror/Scary: July 28, 2021 Issue [#10805]




 This week: A Haunting
  Edited by: Lilli ☕️
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1. About this Newsletter
2. A Word from our Sponsor
3. Letter from the Editor
4. Editor's Picks
5. A Word from Writing.Com
6. Ask & Answer
7. Removal instructions

About This Newsletter

Hello there! My name is Lilli and I am one of your regular Horror Newsletter Editors. Thanks for reading and I appreciate any comments or suggestions.

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Letter from the editor

For as long as I can remember I've been excited about paranormal stories. I'm not sure what the attraction is; the language, descriptions, the ghosts, I'm just not sure. One thing I know for sure is that when done well, a haunted story can be so creepy it gives horror lovers the willies.

If you want to write a terrifying haunted location story, consider adding some of these elements to the mix.


*Ghost* A Haunted Place (or person)
With a little research, a writer can find loads of information about haunted places in their own towns/cities. This is a good place to start! After gathering some history, write a story about an actual location or create one of your own!

*Ghost* Death
What is the dark history of the place?

*Ghost* Villains
Are they supernatural, alien, and/or human?

*Ghost* Balance the Scares
Every horror story needs some scare, but balance them out, let the reader be surprised when they pop up.

*Ghost* Paranormal Detection Equipment
Only if needed to help move the story and is a necessary prop. If you use these, be sure to know the correct terms and usage of each item.

*Ghost* Darkness
I mean, everything bad happens at night, right? Don't forget to mention the climate which can be very helpful in setting the scene.


Editor's Picks

STATIC
Siren's Song  (13+)
A ghostly tale of a tragic love
#802114 by W.D.Wilcox

The Haunting  (13+)
Jazmine has her own apartment. But is she truly alone? Her fight with an evil spirit.
#829188 by Intuey

 A Dark Presence  (18+)
A presence makes itself known in a home. If you dare to enter, give it a click!
#462757 by SSTheWriter

Ghost Train  (13+)
Pursued by a train that needs no tracks.
#656527 by Wenston

Writes on Black Walls  (18+)
Eve, a troubled teenager, communicates with her ghostly muse through writing on her walls.
#984714 by Arismeir

 Time's Up  (13+)
"Can You Finish This Puzzle Before Time's Up?"
#861348 by Maeven

STATIC
The Spinster Of Claiborne Parish, LA.  (13+)
A lawyer and an intuitive old woman have a chance meeting in a Louisiana town.
#2139270 by Donkey Hoetay


 
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