October 2023 Horror & Paranormal Workshop

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, from 9am to 1pm


On Campus – Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007 (Room TBA)

Virtually – via Zoom (link to be provided)

WHO: Wendy N. Wagner and Gordon B. White

WHAT: Horror, Paranormal, and Dark Fiction Workshop

WHY: To learn more about horror writing and publishing, like…

  • understanding the common themes, tropes, and other elements of this genre
  • how to write better tension, drama, and the elusive ick factor
  • how to deal with what could be the scariest part of all – pitching your story
  • exploring the boundaries of good and evil, at least from a publisher’s POV

HOW: Click here to register for $100 and we’ll be in touch!

Wendy N. Wagner is the author of The Creek Girl, forthcoming 2025 from Tor Nightfire, as well as the horror novel The Deer Kings and the gothic novella The Secret Skin. Previous work includes the SF thriller An Oath of Dogs and two novels for the Pathfinder Tales series. Her short fiction has been nominated for a Shirley Jackson award, and her short stories, poetry, and essays have appeared in more than sixty venues. She serves as the editor-in-chief of Nightmare Magazine, for which she was nominated for the Locus award, and is also the Managing/Senior/Nonfiction Editor of Lightspeed Magazine. She lives in Oregon with her very understanding family, two large cats, and a Muppet disguised as a dog.

Gordon B. White is a Seattle-based author of horror and weird fiction, as well as a finalist for both the Shirley Jackson Award and Bram Stoker Award. A graduate of the Clarion West Writing Workshop, Gordon’s stories, reviews, and interviews have appeared in dozens of venues. His second collection of short fiction, Gordon B. White is creating Haunting Weird Horror(s), will be published on October 13, 2023 from Trepidatio Publications, but you can always find him online at www.gordonbwhite.com