Rosemary’s Baby Revisited (The Rosemary Effect) by Sidney Williams

Classics of the horror genre, while offering wonderfully chilling reading experiences, also provide lessons for writers of all genres.

I became interested in Rosemary’s Baby perhaps because Ira Levin’s work illustrates for novelists how to deliver detail while keeping a story moving. Be warned if you’re somehow unaware of the twist ending, spoilers lie ahead.


Writing Humor in Science Fiction and Fantasy

I enjoy writing humor when I get the chance, as I think it can add another layer to the story.

I don’t mean the story has to be a laff-riot, gag-a-minute, yuckfest. Well, that couldn’t hurt. But, you can work humor in here and there to make things interesting. Stories need ups and downs, build […]