Halloween Haunts
Hallowee Haunts: The Masque of the Red Horde by Gene O’Neill

Dim light spilling through a red-stained Gothic window cast a ghastly pall over a heavily shadowed long hall. At the center of the room, bathed in the bloody illumination, a naked woman lay down on a black velvet...
Halloween Haunts: Halloween Night by Keith Deininger

I grew up in a relatively safe neighborhood in Colorado Springs, which was why, when I went trick-or-treating in fourth grade, I was allowed to go with a small group of friends and no adult supervision, and how I ended...



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Discounts for Members

Did you know that the Horror Writers Association has a list of businesses that offer discounts to its members? As a member, you can get discounts on advertising, car rentals, editing and proofreading, merchandise,...
2015 Scholarships for Members

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce two annual scholarships – the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship; and The Horror Writers Association Scholarship, each worth $2500. Submissions for 2015...



Organization News
Charles Day Retires as Mentor Program Chair, Replaced by Michael Knost

As previously announced Charles Day is stepping down as HWA’s Mentor Program Chair after three years to concentrate on his roles as Co-Chair of HWA’s New York/Long Island Chapter and as a Member of the...
Self-Published Works Accepted for Membership Qualification

The HWA’s referendum on including self-published work in membership qualification for our Active and Affiliate levels closed on July 23. The referendum passed by a significant margin. The changes apply from July...



Poetry
In November: “Michelle Scalise and The Manufacturer of Sorrow”

☢ Michelle Scalise’s poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. She was nominated for the 2010 Spectrum Award which honors outstanding works of fantasy and horror that include positive gay...
In October: “Bram Stoker nominated poet Stephanie Wytovich”

☢ To celebrate Halloween, the HWA Poetry Page will be covering another 2013 Bram Stoker nominated poet: Stephanie Wytovich. Stephanie’s collection, Hysteria: A Collection of Madness, is an intense and thrilling debut...



roundtable
Horror Roundtable 16: Horror History 101

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Horror Roundtable 15 – Sexism in Horror

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Hallowee Haunts: The Masque of the Red Horde by Gene O’Neill

Dim light spilling through a red-stained Gothic window cast a ghastly pall over a heavily shadowed long hall. At the center of the room, bathed in the bloody illumination, a naked woman lay down on a black velvet...
Halloween Haunts: Halloween Night by Keith Deininger

I grew up in a relatively safe neighborhood in Colorado Springs, which was why, when I went trick-or-treating in fourth grade, I was allowed to go with a small group of friends and no adult supervision, and how I ended...

Halloween Haunts: The Betamax Horror by Tom Calen



Halloween Haunts: Homemade Halloween By Doug Murano



Stephen King’s HorrorSelfie!



Charles Day Retires as Mentor Program Chair, Replaced by Michael Knost



What The HWA Has Meant To Me: JG Faherty



Discounts for Members



Horror Selfies! We want your face.



How the HWA Helped My Career: Jonathan Maberry



Video Interview with James Dorr



2015 Scholarships for Members



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