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Old July 7 2009, 10:43 AM   #318
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Re: Let's Talk About Horror Fiction and Film

RJDiogenes wrote: View Post
Just quickly checking some of my manuscripts shows that a single-spaced 8.5x11 page with one-inch margins in WordPerfect holds an average of about five hundred words. So 80,000 words would be about 160 pages. Which agrees with Spiff's findings because they're probably using double-spacing.
That's not a huge amount then, I do remember knocking out 20,000 words over night once when I was undert some desperate pressure.

However, now it has taken me almost a month just to come up with an idea that doesn't make me want to cut my own hands off to prevent me from writing anything

Anyway, just thought i'd recommend a 50 movie pack I picked up last time I was in the states to those who like old low budgeters. There's actually a surprising number of classics in there, although none of them are great transfer quality, hell, they probably DLed some of them off archive.org.

Some of the best and worst in the collection:

The Corpse Vanishes starring Bela Lugosi
Night of the Living Dead starring Judith O'Dea
The Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney, Sr.
The Indestructible Man starring Lon Chaney, Jr.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Lon Chaney, Sr.
Nosferatu starring Max Schreck
The Little Shop of Horrors starring Jack Nicholson
Tormented starring Richard Carlson
A Shriek in the Night starring Ginger Rogers
Bloodlust starring Robert Reed
The Bat starring Vincent Price
The House on Haunted Hill starring Vincent Price
The Last Man on Earth starring Vincent Price
Dementia 13 starring William Campbell
Carnival of Souls starring Candace Hilligoss
Invisible Ghost starring Bela Lugosi
One Body Too Many starring Bela Lugosi
White Zombie starring Bela Lugosi
The Terror starring Boris Karloff
The Fatal Hour starring Boris Karloff
Metropolis starring Gustav Frolich

And assorted other movies with such interesting names as Atom Age Vampire, some unwatchable crap, some B-movie heaven.

You can get it from Amazon for just $12.99.

http://www.amazon.com/Horror-Classic.../dp/B0001HAGTM
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