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Thursday, May 9 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Foundations of Horror

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HORROR, a genre based in the most primal places of our psyches. We’ll look at its structure and forms, its psychological underpinnings and its strange but tantalizing connection with its sister genres Romance and Erotica. We’ll explore the nuance and levels of fear and when when we have a handle on it all, slipping and sliding at the corners of our courage, we’ll look at effective techniques to bring out the reactions we want in our writing.

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Johnny Worthen

JOHNNY WORTHEN is an award-winning, multiple-genre, tie-dye-wearing author, voyager, and damn fine human being! Trained in literary criticism and cultural studies, he writes upmarket fiction, long and short, mentors others where he can, and teaches writing at the University of Utah... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
Berkey Room