How to Create a Horror Short Story? (Short Story (A short story is shorter…
How to Create a Horror Short Story?
A short story is shorter tan a novel, but longer
tan a poem (1,000 to 20,000 words).
Story that can usually be read quite quickly.
Usually concentrates on one central event.
Takes place within a short space of time.
Is intended to frighten people.
Can describe real events or supernatural things.
Almost always an element of evil.
You ought to use a title that makes reference to the story, but without been obvious or spoiling the ending. And be creative.
Horror stories uses isolated places, bad wheater, abandon houses etc. ; these is to créate an atmosfere of mystery and suspense.
You need to define what type of 'fight' is going to
be in your short story, they are usually supernatural
forces or frightening characters.
Is the way you organize your ideas and elements; USE IT,
Edgar Allan Poe
Today´s 'master of horror'.
Horror Short Stories
The Terror of Blue John Gap.
The Monkey's Paw.