Category Archives: Editing

My thoughts on being an editor and the things I’ve edited

The Editor’s Children, part 3

When I got to Morbid Curiosity #10, I thought I’d already hit up all my friends for their deepest, darkest confessions. That made it that much more poignant when Seth Lindberg sent me “The Brother Who is Actually Okay.”  I’d … Continue reading

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The Editor’s Children, part 2

Maybe I should explain the title.  There are some memoirs I published in Morbid Curiosity magazine that I still feel really close to, stories that changed me as I read them, edited them, proofread them, and ushered them into print. … Continue reading

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Too close to killers

Another theme that developed in Morbid Curiosity #7 revolved around serial killers. Michael Arnzen wrote about growing up in Amityville, near the house where Ronald DeFeo killed his family.  Andrew Henderson unknowingly parked on “Lovers’ Lane” while the Hooker Murderer was on … Continue reading

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The Birth of Morbid Curiosity #7

Putting issue #7 together was rough emotionally. My younger brother died suddenly in July 2002. A month later, I developed a goiter and survived the first needle biopsy of my throat. In September, my dad underwent a second round of … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity #6

It’s been 11 years since the publication of Morbid Curiosity‘s 6th issue.  It’s one of my favorite issues, careening wildly from the political to the supernatural, with stops at the witchcraft shop, the HR office, and the backwoods. Contributors included Morbid Curiosity regulars … Continue reading

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