Author Archives: jseaston

New short story…Breakfast in Bed

Please check out my new short story called Breakfast in Bed. Julie can’t sleep at night. There’s a evil thing outside her house that’s stalking her every move and keeping her up with it’s moans and dead stares. Her husband … Continue reading

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How to Critique: A Quick Guide

When I first joined my critique group, I went in with some knowledge of how a critique worked, but  I knew things would be different. I had critiqued in various art classes during high school and college and even in … Continue reading

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The critiques you shouldn’t listen to

Like every artistic group, writers consist of people with various habits, diverse personalities, and endless quirks. When you join a writer’s group, you are going to be exposed to people with differing viewpoints and perspectives, which, for the most part, will … Continue reading

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The first critique group I went to almost ended in a fist fight (Or how not to get upset at your first critique).

As I sat in the library’s meeting room, the other members of the writer’s group trickled in. There were six of us, four original members and two new members. This was my first time going to a writing critique group and I … Continue reading

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5 questions I have after watching the Santa Clarita Diet trailer

This morning, Netflix released the new trailer for Santa Clarita Diet, a series featuring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as California realtors whose problems aren’t limited to just selling houses. Barrymore’s character, Sheila, has a taste for the flesh and … Continue reading

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Unearthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary Review

I grew up in the 80s/90s, so I have a fondness for all horror movies during those decades. As a young kid, many Friday nights were spent at the video store, debating over which VHS tape to rent based on … Continue reading

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The Introvert’s Guide to Joining a Writing Group

Writing is an activity that tends to be pretty solitary. Most writers enjoy that. I know that I do. What’s better than grabbing a brand-new notebook, a laptop, or even a napkin, and retreating into your own creative head until … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Site!

Hello, if you’ve stumbled across my blog I hope that you stick around. I’m a horror writer who enjoys exploring the writing process and analyzing the things that scare me. I guess that’s why I write about them. I’ve been … Continue reading

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