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100+ Places to Market Your Horror Book

Ah, horror. The overwhelming suspense factor, the fear of what comes next, the feeling that someone’s watching you while you try to turn to the next page to see what happens to the characters. Will they die? Will they survive? What exactly are the horrors that hound them every step of the way? The horror genre is irresistible like that – though the stories themselves terrify, the question of what comes next (or perhaps who dies next?) keeps us going.

Below, you’ll find a list of links where you can market your own horror book!

Blogs and Websites

**Includes discussion and articles on other horror-related media

Facebook Groups

Communities and Forums

Author-specific:

Magazines and Newsletters

Author/mythos-specific:

Meet-ups

Prizes and Giveaways

Podcasts

Hashtags and Keywords

Top Books in the Genre

  • The Shining by Stephen King
  • Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  • The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
  • The Passage by Justin Cronin
  • Psycho by Robert Block
  • I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
  • American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  • In A Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu (short story collection – contains “Carmilla”)
  • The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
  • The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

Top Authors in the Genre

  • Richard Matheson
  • Stephen King
  • Joe Hill
  • Henry James
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Mary Shelley

Do you know other great places to market horror books? Let everyone know in the comments!

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