Couple of places left to learn how writing weird fiction is done, really, how writing better fiction is possible, honestly. Meet like-minded writers, interstitial fools and visionaries whose gaze is fixed not wholly on the futur/istic, nor entirely on the horror/ific, or the fantastical but which falls somewhere between those cracks. Where the wild things are.
Over half full. Getting pumped for this. Looking forward to meeting my students.
Weird horror instilsl a kind of terror in the reader, but the kind of terror where the fever dream is not so much to defeat It, as to see It, touch It. Make It stick. Because without It, what are we?
Still some places left, but it sold out last time, so jump in while you can. Can’t wait to meet the whole class, read everyone’s work, and get into some writing.
The walls are coming down: sign up here. Thanks to authors like George Saunders (weird ghosts), Jeff Ford (fantastical horror), Jeremy Robert Johnson (biznoirro), Angela Slatter (fairy tales with bite) and Kelly Link, whose stunning fantasy, “Stone Animals,” was included in Best American Short Stories, the lines dividing one set of genre conventions from another,…
Over at LitReactor, I talk about the short, sharp fiction I’ll be taking with me to the end of the world.