Halloween Haunts
Halloween Haunts: What Your Costume Choices Say About You by Jennifer Brinkmeyer

I don’t know how many adults have a costume chest, but I have two. When spring cleaning rolls around, no clothes leave my house that have the potential to make a great costume someday. This is the only area in...
Halloween Haunts: Warm Regards from the Meatgrinder by Mark Onspaugh

All good ghost storytellers know that, if you want to make your story truly effective, turn down the lights. But if you really want to crank up the gooseflesh, tell it by candlelight… or, better yet, firelight....



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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 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...
In September: “A Spotlight on Sandy DeLuca”

☢ Continuing to look closer at the poets nominated for the 2014 Bram Stoker Award, this month’s Poetry Page shines a spotlight on Sandy DeLuca, who was nominated along with poet Marge Simon for Dangerous Dreams, from...



roundtable
Horror Roundtable 16: Horror History 101

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Horror Roundtable 15 – Sexism in Horror

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Halloween Haunts: What Your Costume Choices Say About You by Jennifer Brinkmeyer

I don’t know how many adults have a costume chest, but I have two. When spring cleaning rolls around, no clothes leave my house that have the potential to make a great costume someday. This is the only area in...
Halloween Haunts: Warm Regards from the Meatgrinder by Mark Onspaugh

All good ghost storytellers know that, if you want to make your story truly effective, turn down the lights. But if you really want to crank up the gooseflesh, tell it by candlelight… or, better yet, firelight....

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



Video Interview with R.J.Cavender



Video Interview with Lois Gresh



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