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Horror Isn't a 4-Letter Word
"Horror isn't just a genre of stories but an outlook on life," Matthew Warner writes in his foreword to Horror Isn't a 4-Letter Word: Essays on Writing & Appreciating the Genre. In this collection of articles published between 2002 and 2007, the author of The Organ Donor, Death Sentences: Tales of Punishment & Revenge, and Eyes Everywhere challenges us to look beyo ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Guide Dog Books
(first published 2008)
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Oct 30, 2008 Jennifer rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: horror fans and writers
An entertaining and often humorous look at the horror genre and the experience of being a horror writer. Warner's essays appeal to author and reader alike because of his direct approach and skillful story-telling. Reading this book is like having a few beers with a friend who tells great stories.
Matthew Warner’s publishing credits span a variety of formats, including novels, short stories, screenplays, and newspapers. His first novel in 2003, The Organ Donor, garnered a 5-star review from critic Feo Amante, who labeled the book a “straight-on modern classic of horror.” Publishers Weekly described his second novel, Eyes Everywhere, as “disturbing … compelling and insightful.” Dramatic work ...moreMore about Matthew Warner...