How to Write a Horror Story (In 7 Steps)

Choose Your Fear Factor

1.Supernatural 2. Monsters 3. Aliens 4. Humans

Step 1

Use the Key Elements of Horror

1. Fear 2. Mystery 3. Suspense 4. Suprise

Step 2

Use Scary Tones

Example - The psycho killer called Murphy many times, but Murphy didn’t answer the call-[Not so scary] The phone rang many times at night, but Murphy couldn’t dare to pick up.-[Scary]

Step 3

Set a Scary Background

Step 4

Place a Plot Twist

Step 5

Use the Triple 's' concept

1. Survive 2. Search 3. Scare

Step 6

Save the Secrets for the Right Time

Step 7

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