Research and Write Horror Non-Fiction


This course will review the different types of non-fiction, examine the different venues in which such material can be published (magazines, websites, journals, blogs, publishers of books, etc.), review research processes, examine the pitfalls and challenges, and finally consider the actual process of writing non-fiction. Participants will walk away with a list of potential markets as well as the beginnings of a piece of non-fiction writing to be developed for publication.

About the Instructor

Kevin Wetmore is a Bram Stoker Award-nominated editor as well as the author of twelve non-fiction books including Post-9/11 Horror in American Cinema (Continuum), Back from the Dead: Remakes of the Romero Zombie Films as Markers of Their Times (McFarland & Company), and the forthcoming Eaters of the Dead (Reaktion) and Devil's Advocates: The Conjuring (Auteur). He is the editor of fifteen non-fiction anthologies, including the Bram Stoker Award-nominated Uncovering Stranger Things and the 2020 Bram Stoker Award-nominated The Streaming of Hill House. He has written over one hundred book chapters, magazine and journal articles, and book reviews. His work has appeared in Rue Morgue, Horror Studies, Gothic Studies, and, among many others. He is a professor at Loyola Marymount University where he has taught horror theatre and horror cinema for over a decade.

Register for this course

All courses are $65 USD.

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