Black Short Stories : Notes on Writing Weird Fiction by H.P. Lovecraft

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    This is another piece i've read by someone in the horror genre (dean koontz seems more suspense and thriller to me, but he's often shelved next to stephen king)

    Weird Fiction seems to be a sub-genre of horror i think? Maybe i'm wrong. Anyways, I went on a H.P. Lovecraft reading-streak this past summer reading all of his fictional works, except for his collaborations. He's a famous short story horror writer. Stephen King takes his inspiration from him.

    Here is what he (love craft) has to say about his writing process with writing Weird Fiction:

    http://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/essays/nwwf.asp
     
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