Kristen Lamb

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How Horror Can Improve Our Writing in ANY Genre

Horror, writing horror, writing tips, Kristen Lamb

No matter which type of fiction we write, we can learn a lot from what horror authors do well.

Hacking: The Secret Spice of Modern Storytelling

Most people think of computer invasions when they think of hacking, but any electronic item that transmits a signal can be intercepted and/or hacked.

Silencers: Outside Hollywood Movies, Not Everything Can Be ‘Silenced’

Silencers. The movie industry seems to believe one can use a silencer on everything. Another peeve for many who are in the know about guns.

Firearms: The Writer’s Guide to “Knowing Your Weapon!”

Firearms are obviously most commonly used in thrillers, but they can be used in mystery, suspense and that varied kissing cousin genres.

Fight Scenes: Deep Cover & How to Write the Good Fight

If we can stab with it, it’s a weapon. If we can jab with it, it’s a weapon. If we can use it to hit someone, it’s a weapon. If we can throw it, it’s a weapon.