World Horror Convention 2011

Pitch sessions for World Horror Convention 2011: That’s a wrap!

by on May.03, 2011, under Featured Articles, Pitches, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

The pitch sessions are over, everyone’s gone home, and the temperature in Austin went from a high of 92 on Sunday to 72 on Monday. Coincidence? To all the editors plus Bob who came out and participated in the pitch events at World Horror 2011, THANK YOU for taking the time and talking to our [...]
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Pitch sign-ups open!

by on Mar.29, 2011, under Austin, Events, Featured Articles, Pitches, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

You can now sign up for World Horror 2011 pitch sessions! Below is a list of agents and editors who are available to hear pitches: Brett Savory, ChiZine Sandra Kasturi, ChiZine Jonathan Oliver, Solaris , Abaddon Liz Gorinsky, Tor Eric Raab, Tor Katharine Critchlow, Tor Victoria Blake, Underland Press Jordan Hamessley, Penguin RJ Sevin, Creeping [...]
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R.J. Cavender, Editor and Consultant

by on Jan.23, 2011, under authors, Bram Stoker Award, editors, Featured Articles, Guests, Pitches, pitching, publishing, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

R.J. Cavender knows what it’s like on both sides of the publishing fence– he’s a writer himself, but he’s also an editor for Dark Recesses magazine, The Editorial Department, and the Horror Library anthologies for Cutting Block Press. Oftentimes, writers seek out professionals to help them prepare their manuscripts for pitching and publishing. R.J. Cavender [...]
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HORROR LEGEND, JACK KETCHUM, NAMED GRAND MASTER OF WORLD HORROR CONVENTION 2011

by on Jan.17, 2011, under Austin, author, Featured Articles, grand master, guest of honor, Guests, Horror, Jack Ketchum, Press Release, Programming, Texas, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011, writers

HORROR LEGEND, JACK KETCHUM, NAMED GRAND MASTER OF WORLD HORROR CONVENTION 2011 Fans name “The scariest guy in America” as convention Grand Master. Austin – January 17: The registered members of the World Horror Convention 2011 have voted and named author Jack Ketchum as their Grand Master. The international conference of horror’s premier talents and [...]
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An Agent’s View of the Pitch Session Process

by on Dec.10, 2010, under agent, authors, blogging, Books, Bram Stoker Award, contribution, Del Rey, Featured Articles, guest post, Guests, Hank Schwaeble, Horror, horror genre, Lucy Snyder, Pitches, pitching, publishing, publishing company, Robert Fleck, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention, World Horror Convention 2011, writing

Recently, we asked Robert Fleck if he’d be willing to write a guest post for the pitch blog, and share a bit of knowledge about pitching and publishing. Bob Fleck is a much-loved literary agent in the horror genre. He’s been in the publishing industry for two decades, and is known for his professional approach [...]
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Brian Keene seminar SOLD OUT!

by on Dec.10, 2010, under Austin, Books, Brian Keene, convention, Events, Featured Articles, Horror, lecture, seminar, Seminars, teaching, Texas, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention, World Horror Convention 2011, writing, writing seminar

We are delighted to announce that all spots for Brian Keene’s seminar are now reserved. We knew it was going to be popular, but hadn’t anticipated just HOW popular! If you would like to be added to the waiting list in case a spot opens up please send and email to [email protected] Thank you. We [...]
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Brian Keene’s World Horror Writing Seminars

by on Dec.02, 2010, under Austin, Brian Keene, classes, convention, Events, Featured Articles, Guests, Horror, lecture, Programming, seminar, Seminars, Texas, WHC, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention, World Horror Convention 2011, writing, writing classes

The World Horror Convention is proud to bring its members a variety of seminars. As we grow closer to the convention date, we will be unveiling more seminars for those interested in forming their own small press or pitching to agents and editors. Check this space for updates. THE BUSINESS OF WRITING AND PUBLISHING Have [...]
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2011 World Horror Convention Grand Master Award

by on Nov.27, 2010, under Awards, Featured Articles, Media, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

We have two updates today to send your way! First of all, we are now accepting orders for ad space in the convention souvenir book. See details below: SOUVEINR BOOK ADVERTISING SPACE NOW AVAILABLE Advertising space is now available for our souvenir book. The book will contain fiction from all of our guests, as well [...]
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Progress Report No. 3

by on Nov.19, 2010, under Austin, Featured Articles, Progress Reports, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

We are only six months out from the 2011 World Horror Convention in Austin, Texas! Things are really starting to come together and we are all very excited! Below is a link to download a PDF of the latest progress report. Please continue to spread the word about this convention and encourage your horror loving [...]
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2011 World Horror Convention Dealers’ Room Sold Out!

by on Sep.07, 2010, under Featured Articles, WHC 2011, World Horror Convention 2011

We received fantastic news this morning! The WHC 2011 Dealer’s Room has now reached capacity! We thank all of the outstanding vendors who have reserved their tables for the convention. Below is a list of the awesome publishers and retailers already confirmed. Shortly, we will revise the website in order to begin taking names for [...]
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