Here you will find articles that have to do with Halloween in any way.
A Devilry of Gremlins
From a devilry of gremlins to a malevolence of trolls, here are some more monster collective nouns for you to look through and find a monster for your story.
A Dignity of Dragons
Just about everyone loves to read about mythological creatures. Basilisks, centaurs, cockatrices, dinosaurs, and dragons are mentioned in this article.
A Harmony of Homunculi
Does your story need a monster that appears to be human? Beings like clones and mutants appear to be completely normal individuals. They could be evil or heroic. From a clamor of clones to a fellowship of wizards, I invite you to explore the supernatural human class collective nouns.
A Lunacy of Werewolves
My collective noun articles for supernatural, mythological wildlife ends with this article. From the brilliance of the phoenix to the brutality of the sphinx and the magic of the unicorn, I hope you enjoy learning just a bit about these wondrous creatures. Allow your imagination to go wild.
A Sling of Psychopaths
Mad scientists and geniuses gone mad have been the villains in many cartoons. Murderers, psychopaths, serial-killers, and terrorists have been the villains in many books and movies. Perhaps one of your characters has a psychotic personality.
A Snarl of Minotaurs
Fauns, griffons, hippogriffs, manticores, minotaurs, and Nessies – in this article, you will learn what each of these creatures are. You will also learn the collective noun for each group of these supernatural wildlife creatures.
A Storm of Ifrits
"For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places."
A Tangle of Gorgons
When I think of monsters, I think of scary movies and childhood nightmares. Monsters were always hiding in the dark, never wanting to be seen in the light of day. Not all monsters hide in the dark or lurk in the corners of our imagination. Some of them rule between the covers of novels.
A Vexation of Zombies
Mummies, golems, dhampirs, revenants, skeletons, vampires, wendigoes, and zombies are creatures of the night that some people think of only around Halloween, while the minds of others dwell on these creatures year-round. One of these creatures would make a haunting addition to any scary story.
An Academy of Apparitions
Just as animals have collective nouns to describe their groups, so do beings in the spectral class. Choose one or more of the following collective nouns in the spectral class to enhance your spine-tingling Halloween tale.
Conclusion of Legs
This is the conclusion of "Legs". Hope you enjoy it.
Danvers State Hospital & Waverly Hills Sanatorium
Have you ever thought about using a mental hospital in your story? The reasons people were admitted to these institutions suggest many different story ideas, as does the waysthey were treated.
Halloween Idioms and Words
Are you looking for idioms and words that can be used to set a creepy tone to your scene or story? Do you want to use words that will send shivers up your readers' spines? Is it your desire for those who hold your book in their hands to be frozen with fear?
Halloween Related Phobias
Following are some spooky words associated with this time of year. Maybe you could put some of these words to use in the Halloween writing prompts I have suggested in previous articles.
Haunted Hotels in the U.S.
Have you ever stopped to think about all the things that could have happened in the hotel you stayed in? People from many different walks of life have slept there. Did all of them leave the room alive? The last occupant of your room could have been a thief, a bank robber, a kidnapper, or a murder
Holidyays Associated with Halloween
These holidays all have to do with food or other things that one would associate with Halloween, or they just happen to occur on the same day as the spookiest day of the year.
"Legs" is actually a fiction story, not an article. It is appropriate for Halloween and demonstrates how to use creepy crawlies in a story. I hope you enjoy it.
More Halloween Related Phobias
Phobias are everywhere. No matter what you fear, I´m sure there is a phobia that describes your fear perfectly. In this article are some phobias that I believe should be associated with Halloween.
Phobias That Could Thwart Writers
Halloween is the time when we think about scary things. What is out there that would scare a writer? If the thought of having one of the following phobias is bad, what if having one of them was more than a thought? What if you actually did have one of them? Would you still be able to write?
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There is no need to make up a creepy town name for your Halloween tale when there are so many already in existence. Only one or two of these unusual names belong to a county instead of a city.
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