The essays that I’ve been scrambling to write have started going up to celebrate my favorite season of the year.
First up is an essay at Horror Made. I’m really proud of this one. I pulled together a list of 15 books, both novels and story collections, that inspired the stories in Unsafe Words. My influences range from Huysmans to Ellison, from Carter to Morton. Check it out:
Some things are scarier than Halloween. I talk about one at the Horror Writers Association blog.
I like to spend my birthday in a graveyard, and I’ll tell you why:
I have also done a bunch of interviews lately:
J. Scott Coatsworth interviewed me about going to the gross anatomy lab to research “Valentine” in Unsafe Words:
The Book Junkie Reads interviewed me about the Lorelei and Alondra stories in Unsafe Words:
Supernatural Central interviewed me about how the Haunted Mansion Retreat inspired “Here There Be Monsters”:
Nina Soden interviewed me about Angelus Rose: