Archives: Horror

RIP The Scariest Guy in America: Jack Ketchum

RIP Dallas Mayr aka Jack Ketchum I was deeply saddened to learn that Jack Ketchum passed away on the morning of January 24, 2018.  He left quite a legacy of real-life horror inspired by his deep humanity.  See below the conversation I had with him at Center for Fiction and more about his work.  He • Read More »


Genre-la Speculative Fiction Writers’ Conference

Education and Inspiration for Writers of Speculative Fiction Next weekend (Jan. 27-29) is the 2017 Genre-LA™ Creative Writers Conference in Culver City, California, (location details) where more than 30 published masters of the genre, literary agents, editors, publishers, best-selling authors, industry experts, Hollywood veterans, educators, and publishing professionals will share their experiences and secrets to help • Read More »


Now Write! Chinese and Korean Editions

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Chinese Year of the Monkey – the Yang Red Fire Monkey. Education, building businesses and following creative dreams are highlighted.   So the Year of the Monkey is truly a perfect time to start working with a Now Write! book to practice and improve your writing in general or find • Read More »


West Coast Writer Conference: June 26-28, 2015

Greater Los Angeles Writers Society: West Coast Writers Conference Now Write! has the pleasure to be involved with the Greater Los Angeles Writers’ Society (GLAWS) conferences.  Now Write! hosted lively panels with contributors from several of the Now Write! books at the last 3 conferences. These are friendly, affordable writers’ conferences with a lot to offer writers at • Read More »


Free Now Write! panel at The Greater Los Angeles Writer’s Conference

TV & Screenwriter’s Panel: Scares and Surprises with Now Write! contributors Sunday, June 29, 2:15pm FREE to the public AT THE GREATER LOS ANGELES WRITER’S CONFERENCE: details here. LOCATION: Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91401 Scares and surprises are essential ingredients in your TV series or screenplay, especially if it falls in • Read More »