Author and creative writing teacher.
Award-winning author of tales about the evil men do.
Author, poet, zombie wrangler.
Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author.
Author of the Knights of Breton Court series.
Britain’s most respected living horror writer.
Sick and sardonic and just plain brilliant.
Bram Stoker Award-winning author.
Horror author and adventurer.
Bram Stoker Award-winning author.
Author and motivational speaker, founder of Girls with Sole.
Award-winning author of literary speculative fiction.
Author and screenwriter.
Horror writer, tarot reader. and actress.
Author of Breaking the World.
Award-winning filmmaker, author, copywriter, screenwriter, and voiceover artist/actor.
Author of southwestern horror novel Throwback.
Author of horror, science fiction, fantasy, and thrillers.
One of the best new writers in modern horror.
Stephen Graham Jones
Award-winning author of Mongrels.
Award-winning author of novels, comic books, and short fiction.
Horror author, writer, editor, and columnist.
New York Times bestselling author, princess, and force of nature.
Award-winning author of The Fisherman.
Novelist, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
Author in multiple genres and basset hound enthusiast.
Bestselling author of the Joe Ledger series.
Author and secular horrorist.
Author of horror and thrillers.
Bestselling author of the Mithgar fantasy novels.
Award-winning author of mystery and suspense.
Award-winning author of fantasy, science fiction, and horror.
Author of the Kathy Ryan series.
Bestselling author of spine-tingling horror.
Sharon Short/Jess Montgomery
Author of mysteries, YA, and historical fiction.
Hardcore horror legend.
John Claude Smith
Author of dark weird fiction.
Author, editor, writing instructor.
Steve Rasnic Tem
Multiple award-winning author of fantasy, science fiction, and horror.
Author of Head Full of Ghosts, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and The Cabin at the End of the World.
Bestselling author of horror and YA novels, as well as 40+ ghostwritten novels for best-selling authors.
Illustrator and website designer.
Author of Empire of the Goddess.
Author and inveterate potty mouth.
Author of The Legacy of the Gods series.
Stephanie M. Wytovich
Fiction author, poet, editor, creative writing teacher.
Antioch Writers Workshop at University of Dayton
One of the best writers’ workshops in the country.
Excellent convention focused on writing.
Horror Writers Association
Dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it.
International Association of Media Tie-In Writers
Celebrating the business, history, and craft of media tie-in writing.
International Association of Thriller Writers
Representing thriller authors from around the world.
Ohio Chapter of the Horror Writers Association
As one the weirdest states in America, it's only fitting Ohio has its own branch of the Horror Writers Association.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
The premier organization for published authors and industry professionals in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and related genres.
Seton Hill University: MFA in Writing Popular Fiction
This one-of-a-kind program teaches writers to create – and market – the fiction that sells. It is designed for new or experienced authors who wish to write within popular fiction genres such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror and mystery in the adult or young adult markets.
Women in Horror Month: Celebrating Women in Horror
Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries.