Two of Lovecraft?s best essays on the subject of supernatural horror fiction and how to write it. Within these essays, Lovecraft explores the origins and traditions of the genre in Britain, America and beyond with special reference to the most notable movements, themes, motifs, techniques, and writers past and present. A unique little book highly recommended for readers and writers interested in Lovecraft?s literature and writing style. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890?1937) was an American writer of supernatural horror fiction. Though his works remained largely unknown and did not furnish him with a decent living, Lovecraft is today considered to be among the most significant writers of supernatural horror fiction of the twentieth century. Contents include: ?Supernatural Horror in Literature? and ?Notes on Writing Weird Fiction?. Other notable works by this author include: ?The Call of Cthulhu?, ?The Rats in the Walls?, and ?The Shadow Over Innsmouth?. Read & Co. Books is publishing this brand new collection of essays complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.