Blood, Guts, Sex, and Violence: Writing Extreme Horror

Saturday, June 1, 11 A.M., PT

Think before you slash! In this workshop, attendees will become more aware of the possibilities and pitfalls of writing Extreme Horror, enabling them to make more effective choices when creating it. They’ll improve their skills at writing the subgenre, whether Extreme Horror is the entire focus of their story or only used as an additional element.

Instructor: Tim Waggoner

Tim Waggoner has published over fifty novels and seven collections of short stories. He writes original dark fantasy and horror, as well as media tie-ins, and his articles on writing have appeared in numerous publications. He’s a four-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award, a one-time winner of the Scribe award, and he’s been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the Splatterpunk Award. He’s also a full-time tenured professor who teaches creative writing and composition at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio. His papers are collected by the University of Pittsburgh's Horror Studies Program.