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It's Alive: Bringing Your Nightmares to Life (The Dream Weaver Books on Writing Fiction Book 2) by [F. Paul Wilson, Clive Barker, Chuck Palahniuk, Michael Bailey, Kevin J. Anderson, Christopher Golden, Sarah Pinborough, Yvonne Navarro, Joe R. Lansdale, Jonathan Maberry, Richard Chizmar, John Skipp, Gene O’Neill, Kasey Lansdale, Robert Ford, Todd Keisling, Paul Moore, Kelli Owen, Richard Thomas, Rachel Autumn Deering, Tim Waggoner, Marie O’Regan, Brian Kirk, Kealan Patrick Burke, Mercedes Yardley, Elizabeth Massie, Lisa Mannetti, Stephen Graham Jones, Vince A. Liaguno, David Wellington, Ramsey Campbell, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Tim Chizmar, Del Howison, Bev Vincent, Jessica Marie Baumgartner, Greg Chapman, Tom Monteleone, Lisa Morton, John Palisano, Jess Landry, James Chambers, Joe  Mynhardt, Eugene  Johnson, Crystal  Lake Publishing]

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Crystal Lake Publishing - Non-fiction

Contributors include the likes of Clive Barker, Stephen King, Christopher Golden, Wes Craven, George A. Romero, John Connolly, Chuck Palahniuk, Ray Bradbury, Charlaine Harris, Jonathan Maberry, Peter Straub, Kevin J. Anderson, Craig Engler, Dean Koontz, Richard Matheson, John Carpenter, John Saul, Tom Holland, Mick Garris, Richard Chizmar, Brian Keene, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, Graham Masterton, Edward Lee, Sarah Pinborough, Stephen Jones, Grady Hendrix, Lisa Morton, Steve Rasnic Tem, William F. Nolan, John Russo, Elvira, Tim Lebbon, Nancy Holder, Joe R. Lansdale, F. Paul Wilson, John Skipp, Bev Vincent, Elizabeth Massie, Paul Moore, Gene O’Neill, Tom Monteleone, Tim Waggoner, Patrick Lussier, Aaron Sterns, Jeff Strand, Jeffrey Reddick, Adam Neville, and many more.

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "IT'S ALIVE creates something special here. Crystal Lake continues to prove why they're at the top with this. Highly recommended reading for anyone who feels the need to create - it should be required reading for the anyone starting out in the field. Barker's insight into the macabre art of creating is worth the price of admission."Cemetery Dance

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"You need this book. If you're an aspiring writer, you need this book. If you're an experienced writer, you need this book. It's Alive offers something to think about no matter where you are in your career. You need this book."—Jeff Strand, author of DWELLER

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"There are, as I'm sure you've heard, no shortcuts to becoming a writer, but if you seriously want to become a better writer with a clearer understanding of the craft, It's Alive: Bringing Nightmares to Life can help. These articles are written by working writers who know the business and who have a wealth of hints, tips, and tricks that can speed you along on the road to being the kind of writer you want to be. Anyone seriously interested in writing would be crazy not to have this book on the shelf."Ray Garton, author of Live Girls and Ravenous

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "IT'S ALIVE
is the sequel to the equally outstanding WHERE THE NIGHTMARES COME FROM, and both volumes are an essential addition to any writer's library of reference and knowledge."—Eldritch Reading Reindeer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "
Crystal Lake Publishing has assembled an incredibly impressive array of helpful writing advice and guidance from a wide variety of some of the best and brightest writers in the horror genre."—Eva Roslin

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "
This is an astounding, invaluable collection of essays and interviews about all aspects of writing horror, from the short story to the feature-length film. I was highlighting something on every single page, and often several things per page."—Chris DiLeo

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07L3XX2QY
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Crystal Lake Publishing (December 14, 2018)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ December 14, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 9605 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 426 pages
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