How to Write a Horror Story (with Sample Stories) - wikiHow
Steps Writing Your Own Horror Story 1Get an idea, brainstorm ( make a list of scary topics; be original). How bad is it when a horror story has no great idea to get it started? To get these ideas, try to think of them just as you're starting to drift off to sleep. Try to think of the things that you wouldn't want coming out at you from those shadows, and then begin to think of what might happen if they did. 12Think out of the box! Tips Attempt to include as many major details as possible, ie - facial expressions, setting details and feelings. Ad Warnings Don't explain everything. Helpful Tools and Programs Scrivener - Scrivener is a program for Mac OS that acts as a word processor, and story management tool.
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