Of the thirteen known months, October is by far the spoo-o-o-o-o-okiest. (Sorry, Febru-scary.) And in the spirit of this month’s general macabre-ishness, here’s a post about writing ‘scary’. Specifically, what DOES and does NOT work when you’re trying to turn your prose into … boos. (Ghostly boos, that is, not ‘you suck’ boos.)
So here’s a list of six BOOS and BOO-NOTS to remember when writing scary stories.