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
New Horror Anthology for Teens from HWA

It’s scary out there. Especially if you’re a teen. It’s a frightening world, and we live in troubling times. Globally, locally, even in the safety of our own bedrooms. It’s about to get a lot scarier. The Horror...
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...



Poetry
Dark Poetry Scholarship Rules

Rules – The Dark Poetry Scholarship. Authority – the Dark Poetry Scholarship is established by the authority of the Horror Writers Association Board. Only Horror Writers Association (HWA) members in good standing as of...
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...



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Horror Roundtable 16: Horror History 101

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Horror Roundtable 15 – Sexism in Horror

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HWA Adds a Facebook Page

HWA has added a new tool to its communications kit: www.Facebook.com/HorrorWritersAssociation. On this page, moderators will be bringing you all the biggest and latest news in the Horror/Dark Fantasy world. Each day,...
Dark Poetry Scholarship Rules

Rules – The Dark Poetry Scholarship. Authority – the Dark Poetry Scholarship is established by the authority of the Horror Writers Association Board. Only Horror Writers Association (HWA) members in good standing as of...

HWA Adds a Facebook Page



Dark Poetry Scholarship



Horror Writers Association Says “Thanks for the Nightmares”



A Note from Rocky!



HWA now on Pinterest!



New Horror Anthology for Teens from HWA



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



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