#Fridayreads and Nanowrimo Update 1

My #fridayreads this week is The Slender Man by Simon John Cox, a horror novella sure to leave your blood running cold!

My review:

The Slender Man is one of the creepiest novella’s I have ever read. Simon is massively informed about fiction, and is one of the few writers I’ve read who really *gets* horror. He understands that to scare a reader, you don’t need to actually scare them. You need to slowly freak them out. That’s what this novella does. It steadily fills you with mounting dread, to the point where you don’t want to read to the end. But you must. You can’t stop yourself. And, days later, you can’t stop thinking about it. The Slender Man haunts me even now…”

I started nanowrimo yesterday, so this weeks update counts as Update 1 of this years effort. I’m hoping to write 4,000 words a day for 14 days, in order to be done early. This means cramming in the writing every spare second to his my target.

You can keep a check of my progress on the right hand side of the screen. I’ll try to update that box whenever possible.

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