MonsterClass

Take your writing to a stranger world.

Learn Horror From the Masters

Join with Weird Little Worlds Press as we celebrate all things horror writing with the MonsterClass series. Each year, we offer our friends, followers, and fans FREE writing workshops with some of the most celebrated names in horror today. Choose your favorite session and start leveling up!

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Tales That Shaped Us: The 10 Short Stories You MUST Read Before You Die

Chill with Gemma Files, S.P. Miskowski, Donyae Coles, and Steve Toase as we explore the fiction that shaped us and chat about where short fiction (especially horror) is headed. 

April 30, 2022

9pm ET

60 Minutes

FREE Session

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Writing Real: Developing Inclusive, Deep, and Compelling Characters

Come and join master storytellers John Langan, Shane Hawk, Gabino Iglesias, and Sarah Read as we discuss the fine details of creating real, inclusive, and in-depth characters. 

April 29, 2022

9pm ET

60 Minutes

FREE Session

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Size DOES Matter: Flash, Short Fiction, Novellas, Novels, and How We Do Them Different

Join Mercedes M. Yardley, Steve Rasnic Tem, Ai Jiang, and Nadia Bulkin as we discuss the different sizes of fiction and how to modify length and find the right market for your story. 

April 28, 2022

9pm ET

60 Minutes

FREE Session

FAQ

What is MonsterClass all about? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions.

What is MonsterClass?

MonsterClass is a free, 3-day virtual conference featuring award-winning authors from the horror writing community. 

How Much Does MonsterClass Cost?

Typically, you would have to go to a professional conference in order to hear the material that is available to our students. But we make MonsterClass free, so that you can increase your skills and we elevate the horror writing community together. 

When is MonsterClass?

Our yearly conference is held the last weekend in April, usually to coincide with our spring Kickstarter anthology campaign. 

How Do I Register for a Session?

We hold MonsterClass on a regular basis. You can go to our Facebook Events page to find out if there are upcoming sessions, or sign up for updates here.

How Do I Become a MonsterClass Panelist?

We are interested in holding regular, monthly MonsterClass sessions on things like getting an agent, editing manuscripts, and the horror publishing business. If you are interested in becoming a panelist, please send a query to info@weirdlittleworlds.com.

Who Is Weird Little Worlds Press?

Weird Little Worlds Press is an all-ages publishing company focused on excellent, engaging storytelling that is appropriate for the whole family. Find our more about our submissions process or about our team.