Writing Scary Tales and Holiday Horror Stories
The weather outside is perfect for creating frightful stories and terrifying tales!
In the holiday tradition of writing ghost stories around the evening fire, spinning bleak tales of terror in the darkest days of the year, award-winning author Eric Witchey will explore how to write horror and ghost stories. Polish up your story to submit into the Hult Center’s Horror Writing Contest for a chance to win tickets to Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein in February.
This event is a collaboration with Hult Center for the Performing Arts as part of the special Oregon premiere presentation of Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein.
Internationally-renowned multimedia company Manual Cinema stitches together the classic story of Frankenstein with Mary Shelley’s own biography to create an unexpected story about the beauty and horror of creation. Manual Cinema combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and music to create immersive visual stories for stage and screen. February 27 – March 1, 2020
About the Instructor
Eric Witchey has made a living as a freelance writer and communication consultant for over 20 years. In addition to producing many corporate non-fiction titles, he has sold more than 100 short stories and four novels. His stories have appeared in six genres on five continents, and he has received recognition from New Century Writers, Writers of the Future, Writer’s Digest, The Eric Hoffer Prose Award program, Short Story America, and other organizations. His how-to articles have appeared in The Writer Magazine, Writer’s Digest Magazine, and other print and online magazines. When not teaching or writing, he spends his time fly fishing or restoring antique, model locomotives.