Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror Part 2

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror

Xlibris Publishing returns with Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror Part 2.   The Inevitable This is what truly differentiates horror stories from the genres of fantasy or science-fiction. While horror might use the supernatural or science gone wrong to explain the origins of the monster or killer computer, they are not the source of horror. […]

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Writing Science-Fiction

by Maricel Alcantara

 

Over the past few decades, we have witnessed a surge of science-fiction in mainstream media. It is hard to determine how old science-fiction is as a genre. Some would argue Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, was one of the first science-fiction authors. Others might consider Jules Verne and H.G. Wells as the fathers of science […]

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Xlibris Good News – Summer 2016

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Newspapers

Xlibris Publishing wants to share some Good News from the recent couple of months. This past season has seen an interesting mix of books, with topics ranging from grand wilderness adventure to historical exploration, from playground bullies to blue elephants. In addition, an Xlibris author has made it onto the finalists list for the 2016 […]

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Xlibris Author Richard V. Martin Featured in Newspaper

by Maricel Alcantara

 
The Adventures of a Problem Solver by Richard V Martin

Xlibris author, Richard V. Martin has been featured in a newspaper, the Marietta Daily Journal, a daily paper printed out of Cobb County, Georgia. The article itself, published on July 24, describes Richard’s book series, as well as sharing the author’s thoughts behind his writing, and a little into the author’s background.     Richard […]

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Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror

by Maricel Alcantara

 
Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror

Be Very Afraid: Writing Horror   The Horror Genre holds an interesting place in media. Alongside roller-coaster rides, it is something sought out and praised for its ability to chill and frighten. The found-footage haunted house movie, Paranormal Activity, had a profit return of over 500,000%. There is horror that is loved for its camp-value, […]

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