HorrorAddicts.net, 149 Season Finale #NGHW Winner Announced

Horror Addicts Episode# 149
SEASON 12 – The Next Great Horror Writer Contest

JUDGES:

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich

Judge: H.E. Roulo

Guest Judge: Joe Mynhardt

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NEXT GREAT HORROR WRITER WINNER!

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

 

17 Days till Halloween

best band announcement, new theme song contest, the belfry app, horroraddicts.net, cemetery confessions, the requiem, morbid curiosity, convolution, alaskan beading, hobbit hole, the walking dead, z nation, 10K, the love tiger, the fear of walking dead crossover, van helsing, stan vs. evil, the good place, orville, papa’s donuteria halloween mode, guardians of the galaxy game, sabrina, salem, midnight texas, fires in napa, joe mynhardt, crystal lake publishing,   

 

Intro of judges, prizes, and contest.

Review of the 3 novel pitches

Joe Mynhardt

Crystal Lake Publishing
www.crystallakepub.com

 

Contestants: Naching T. Kassa, Jonathan Fortin, Daphne Strasert.

 

HA.Net News: Captain Blackheart of the Nightmare

*PR: HorrorAddicts.net Dusk’s Warriors by Emerian Rich

*PR: Lacrimation of the Leviathan by Essel Pratt

*PR: Teeth Marks by Matthew weber

*PRs: From Siren’s Call

*PR: CometTV.com Underground Horror

*PR: Halloween double feature with Nosferatu and Shadow of the Vampire the Vogue Theatre

*GB: Loren Rhoads and book release 1999 Cemeteries to see Before You Die

*Crescendo of Darkness anthology submissions

*Jesse Orr’s new installment of The Scarlett Dahlia

*DJ Pitsiladis Nightmare Fuel, The Suicide Forest

*By the Fire – David Watson

*#NGHW News – Kenzie Kordic

*November Cure for the Holidaze show coming.

Find all this and more at HorrorAddicts.net

 

Contestant interviews.

 

Dead Mail:

*Jeff: IT stats

*Jen – Dusk’s Warriors

*Mariah – Podcast voices?

*Comet TV Winner – Chris Jackson

 

Judges deliberate.

Best in Blood winner announced!

 

#NGHW Winner announced!

Final ranking announced

 

“Broken Pieces” by Valentine Wolfe

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Emerian Rich

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David Watson, Stacy Rich, Dan Shaurette, KBatz (Kristin Battestella), Mimielle, D.J. Pitsiladis, Jesse Orr, Crystal Connor, Lisa Vasquez, Adelise M. Cullens, Kenzie Kordic.

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#NGHW – Guest Judge : Joe Mynhardt

This week, we welcome guest judge, Joe Mynhardt. Joe is the owner of Crystal Lake Publishing and sponsor of the grand prize, a novel contract for our winner!

 

Joe Mynhardt

joe-cheetah-originalA two time Bram Stoker Award nominated South African publisher, non-fiction editor, and online business mentor. Joe is the owner and CEO of Crystal Lake Publishing, which he founded in August, 2012. Since then he’s published and edited short stories, novellas, interviews and essays by the likes of Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, Graham Masterton, Adam Nevill, Lisa Morton, Elizabeth Massie, Joe McKinney, Edward Lee, Paul Tremblay, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, George A. Romero, Mick Garris, and hundreds more.

Just like Crystal Lake Publishing, Joe believes in reaching out to all authors, new and experienced, and being a beacon of friendship and guidance in the Dark Fiction field. Joe’s influences stretch from Poe, Doyle and Lovecraft to King, Connolly and Gaiman. You can read more about Joe and Crystal Lake Publishing at www.crystallakepub.com or find him on Facebook.

By The Fire: Episode 147: Challenge 12: Write a 2500-3000 Word Story Featuring a Diverse Woman and an Original Monster of Your Making

Our contest is drawing to a close, we made it to episode 147 of the HorrorAddicts.net podcast and the twelfth challenge for The Next Great Horror Writer is to Write a 2500-3000 word story featuring a diverse woman (of color/ethnic/minority) that also contains an original monster of the writer’s making. Our contestants created a monster way back in challenge 2 which they can use for this story, or they can create a new monster. The goal is to test their ability to write a story with a theme involved, they will be judged on creativity, overall story concept, and writing quality.

One thing I wonder about is would it be easier to create a monster or to create a good diverse female character and what would be the theme that would fit both? I think for all parts you are using a different part of your imagination. For a monster you want to try to think of something original but you also have to make it scary, being able to describe the monster and make it come alive is important. For the female character you would have to go into detail on her personality, what makes her tick and why should we care about her? When coming up with both of these creations probably the most important thing would be to make us feel some emotion for them and perhaps this is where the story’s theme would come out of. Whether its fear, compassion or even hatred, if we don’t feel anything and there is no theme, then we won’t want to finish the story.

So our contestants already know something about making a monster but how hard is it to come up with a good ethnic female character? Would it be harder to come up with a woman than a man? Or does that depend on if the writer is a woman or a man? Personally I think coming up with the monster would be much easier than coming up with your lead character because the lead character is the most important part of the story. So what do you think the hardest part of this challenge will be and who do you think did the best job with it? Let us know in the comments.

HorrorAddicts.net, 148 #NGHW Judge: Nicole Kurtz

Horror Addicts Episode# 148
SEASON 12 – The Next Great Horror Writer Contest

JUDGES:

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich

Judge: H.E. Roulo

Guest Judge: Nicole Givens Kurtz

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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3000-word short story  EPISODE!

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

 

38 Days till Halloween

deck z titanic book, the walking dead, van helsing, pax, weapon pens, exploding kittens, ipsy bags, imagination fair, alice’s scars, 96 souls on hulu, 41 time travel movie, phantoms, IT Crowd

41: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5mnqxwErTk

 

Intro of judges, prizes, and contest.

Review of the 9 short stories

Nicole Kurtz, Mocha Memoirs Press

http://www.nicolegivenskurtz.com

 

Contestants: Feind Gottes, Naching T. Kassa, Jess Landry, Sumiko Saulson, Jonathan Fortin, Adele Marie Park, JC Martinez, Harry Husbands, Daphne Strasert.

 

HA.Net News: Captain Blackheart of the Nightmare

*”Gila Monster” by the Barbarelltones
*Jesse Orr’s new installment of The Scarlett Dahlia

*DJ Pitsiladis Nightmare Fuel, The Zozo Phenomena

*Kbatz Frightening Flix: Schoolgirls and Family Fears: The Falling, Goodnight Mommy, The Hearse, The House on Sorority Row, Orphan.

*David’s Haunted Library features: Sleep Savannah Sleep, Cold Cuts

*Kenzie Kordic Ghastly Games: One Night Ultimate Werewolf

*Clockwork Wonderland review by Teresa Braun

*Belfry App, Cemetery Confessions, Morbid Curiosity, HorrorAddicts.net

*GB: J.C. Eickelberg – Playa de Los Muertos

*PR: Night of the Penguins by Dani Drown

*PR: Valentine Wolfe new album The Elegiac Repose

*PR: Alpha Detta Zatan

*PR: CometTV.com

*By the Fire – David Watson

*#NGHW News – Kenzie Kordic

*HorrorAddicts.net Horror Bites: Alice’s Scars

Find all this and more at HorrorAddicts.net

 

Contestant interview wishes.

 

Dead Mail:

*Stacy: King or Koontz?

*Pinkabee: Jonathan Fortin commercial vid
https://horroraddicts.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/nghw-fan-video-jonathan-fortins-erlking/

*Russell: Post Halloween depression, Valentine Wolfe, Rebel Circus, Horror Addicts Guide to Life

*Jeff: IT review.

Judges deliberate.

Next challenge announced.

Winner announced

Top 9 announced and 3 semi-finalists announced

 

“Broken Pieces” by Valentine Wolfe

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Emerian Rich

s t a f f

David Watson, Stacy Rich, Dan Shaurette, KBatz (Kristin Battestella), Mimielle, D.J. Pitsiladis, Jesse Orr, Crystal Connor, Lisa Vasquez, Adelise M. Cullens, Kenzie Kordic.

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#NGHW – Guest Judge : Nicole Kurtz

This week, we welcome guest judge, Nicole Kurtz. She will be helping us judge the 3000-word short story challenge.

Nicole Kurtz

nkurtz2016Nicole Givens Kurtz is the author of the cyberpunk mystery series, CYBIL LEWIS, and the publisher of Mocha Memoirs Press. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines.  Follow her to Other Worlds by visiting her website, Other Worlds Pulp at http://www.nicolegivenskurtz.com

HorrorAddicts.net, 147 #NGHW Judge: Frank H. Woodward

Horror Addicts Episode# 147
SEASON 12 – The Next Great Horror Writer Contest

JUDGES:

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich

Judge: H.E. Roulo

Guest Judge: Frank H. Woodward

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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AUDIODRAMA EPISODE!

Find all articles and interviews at: http://www.horroraddicts.net

 

52 Days till Halloween

Halloween stuff, Frank interview #97

Intro of judges, prizes, and contest.

Review of the 10 Audiodramas

Contestants: Feind Gottes, Naching T. Kassa, Jess Landry, Sumiko Saulson, Cat Voleur, Jonathan Fortin, Adele Marie Park, JC Martinez, Harry Husbands, Daphne Strasert.

 

HA.Net News: Audiodrama version Emerian Rich & Kirk Warrington voices

*Jesse Orr’s new installment of The Scarlett Dahlia

*DJ Pitsiladis Nightmare Fuel, The Town that Dreaded Sundown

*Kbatz Frightening Flix: Brimstone

*David’s Haunted Library features: The Howling 2

*GB: J.C. Eickelberg – Pet Cemetery fan art.

*PR: Entertaining Demons by Daniel I. Russell

*PR: Kingdoms of Sorrow by JK Franks

*PR: CometTV.com

*PR: Puff

*Backwoods Bonfire by Essel Pratt

*By the Fire – David Watson

*#NGHW News – Kenzie Kordic

*HorrorAddicts.net Horror Bites: Alice’s Scars

Find all this and more at HorrorAddicts.net

 

Contestant interview wishes.

 

Dead Mail:

*Stacy: King or Koontz?

*Bokeh movie, packing – out of control?

*Which HA format do you like?

*CometTV.com Xbox App? Apple TV and Roku App

*Harold: Kevin Macleod, Dead World Journals

*Russell: Love Horror Addicts Guide to Life

 

Judges deliberate.

Next challenge announced.

Winner announced – Audiodrama played.

 

“Broken Pieces” by Valentine Wolfe

http://valentinewolfe.bandcamp.com/track/broken-pieces

HorrorAddicts.net blog Kindle syndicated

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HorrorAddicts.net Facebook group.
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Write in re: ideas, questions, opinions, horror cartoons, favorite movies, etc…

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h o s t e s s

Emerian Rich

s t a f f

David Watson, Stacy Rich, Dan Shaurette, KBatz (Kristin Battestella), Mimielle, D.J. Pitsiladis, Jesse Orr, Crystal Connor, Lisa Vasquez, Adelise M. Cullens, Kenzie Kordic.

Want to be a part of the HA staff? Email horroraddicts@gmail.com

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#NGHW – Guest Judge : Frank H. Woodward

This week, we welcome guest judge, Frank H. Woodward.
Frank will be helping us judge the Audiodramas this week!

Frank H. Woodward

fhw-photoFrank H. Woodward is an award-winning producer, director, writer and documentary filmmaker with over 25 years experience in film and television production. His feature documentaries are fueled by a deep love of sci-fi, horror and fantasy. His first documentary was the award winning Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown. His other documentary work includes the critically acclaimed Men In Suits, a look at the art of creature suits and the actors that bring those characters to life. As a screenwriter, Frank wrote the sequel Wrong Turn 6: Last Resortfor Fox and the SyFy Original Movie Black Forest. He was also an executive producer on the SyFy International film Firequake. In 2015, Frank completed the short films Balloon and Quint In ’58 (co-directed with Jack Bennett) while writing three of the Elements of Disaster TV film series. A “film entrepreneur”, Frank is thrilled to explore new frontiers for independent filmmakers beyond the Hollywood system.

Listen to episode #97 to hear an interview with our guest judge this week!

HorrorAddicts.net 097, Season Finale (Oct 2013), Lucy Blue, Frank H. Woodward, Dr. Rotz
Horror Addicts Episode# 097
Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich
With Guests: Camellia Rains and Ari DaWintre
Intro Music by: Cancer Killing Gemini

lucy blue, frank h. woodward, dr. rotz, versailles, translyvania 6-5000

halloween traditions, type-o negative, bloody kisses, translyvania 6-5000, jay hartlove, the chosen, the wickeds, horrible disasters, dr. rotz interview, vampire nurse candy, midnight syndicate, mimielle, goth fashion, zombie george washington, wheelman press, brian herbert, the chef’s table, best band season 8 poll, versailles, free fiction friday, bite club, hal bodner, david books, charla, alexander beresford, frank h. woodward interview, black magic, kbatz, atlantic city zombie walk, most wicked announced, wicked women writers, winner, rick kitagawa, writer’s workshop, events, dead mail, haunted place to go, lucy blue interview

Goodbye, my darklings, until next year. Please be safe and stay spooky!