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High Octane Nightmare Fuel:
(That Guy You Met Once)This is the thread in which we talk about writing it. Links to articles (or tutorials) on the subject, guidelines, advice, stories you think are great examples of how to do it right: It all goes here. Posting excerpts to see if everyone thinks they're scary enough is fine... But I'm afraid they'll hijack and derail the entire thread if we're not careful, so try not to let that happen.
Ahr riverI find that it's the little things that can really make something terrifying. Of course, I'm the same person that finds this:
edited 15th May '11 2:23:14 PM by MrAHR
Pro-Freedom FanaticIf you're writing, write about the pain. Or show something horrible that you'll HAVE to fight to the best of your ability, and make it clear that it's a hopeless fight. The anticipation of the pain can get hella scary.
You exist because we allow it and you will end because we demand it.
Easily entertainedSee also: Moffat, Steven, who can create nightmarish scenarios without spilling a drop of blood onscreen, or even needing to heavily pester the special effects department. Just pure Primal Fears and undiluted Paranoia Fuel.
edited 15th May '11 4:12:16 PM by KillerClowns
professional crastinatorI'm trying to write High Octane Nightmare Fuel stuff for The Fear Mythos, but I think the most nightmare fuel post I've written doesn't even have any Fears in it here. So, yeah, it's kind of hard to write.
YuYu Hakusho. You do NOT want to eat him up. High Octane Nightmare Fuel and Body Horror are only synonyms of him.
Tales from the Crypt and watch The Ruins
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Away on the wind~Im just an amateur, but I've been trying my hand at this. Of course, then I scared myself trying to write this.
There are too many toasters in my chimney!
I never really write High Octane Nightmare fuel. Too squeamish.
Be not afraid...
The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
You need to Get Known to get one of those.
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