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Tag Archives: inspiration
In 1994, my husband Mason and I went to Japan. It was my first time there – and his third. At the time, he was an electronic guitarist who traveled from show to show. I was a farmgirl who’d never … Continue reading
Early in 2010, I was invited to join a retreat of horror writers at a historic mansion in Northern California. I knew several of the other authors by name and reputation, but the only other person I knew personally was … Continue reading
I’ve been writing stories about Alondra DeCourval for years and years. “Guardian of the Golden Gate,” which just appeared in the Strange California anthology, is the tenth to be published. The others have appeared in the books Best New Horror … Continue reading
I haven’t done one of these influences essays in a while, but yesterday was the anniversary of turning in the final proofed draft of No More Heroes, so my space opera trilogy is on my mind. My introduction to Lara … Continue reading