Throwback….With Lynn Hortel

The idea for my novel, Throwback, began when I moved to Joshua Tree, California and fell in love with the surreal desolation of the place- it’s twisted beauty. It does feel like another world when surrounded by all those Joshua trees- like right out of a Dr. Seuss book. Some believe it has vortexes- masses … Continue reading Throwback….With Lynn Hortel

The Forceful Women in Val Lewton’s 1940’s RKO Horror Films – By Alyson Faye

 Val Lewton (1904-1951)  ‘The Sultan of Shadows’ The Russian-American novelist, film producer and screenwriter was the driving force behind the new, low budget, dedicated horror ‘B’ film unit at RKO in the 1940’s. Lewton produced a string of strange, poetic, arty films like 1942’s Cat People, 1943’s I Walked with a Zombie, The Leopard Man … Continue reading The Forceful Women in Val Lewton’s 1940’s RKO Horror Films – By Alyson Faye

Spooky Confessions With Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc (Excerpt From The Body Horror Book)

Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc is a forced to be reckoned with. Her eerie tales of horror and rapid rise to underground fame has cemented her within the worldwide horror community. After swearing to never write again, the Borders best-selling author of The Two and award-winner A Man of Two Worlds has returned, this time delving … Continue reading Spooky Confessions With Andrea Dean Van Scoyoc (Excerpt From The Body Horror Book)

Book To Film: What Makes A Story Cinematic? By Lee Murray

When the author of the bestselling Arcadian series, Greig Beck, described my most recent book as “cinematic and evocative” I might have done a little happy dance. It was Greig Beck and cinematic is good, right? But what exactly do we mean when we say a story is cinematic? I ask Kathryn Burnett, screenwriter, teacher, … Continue reading Book To Film: What Makes A Story Cinematic? By Lee Murray

Q&A About Body Horror With Kirsten Imani Kasai

Interview for The Body Horror Book Q1. What does body horror mean to you? I believe that people have a latent, subconscious horror of being imprisoned in their own bodies. Depending on your metaphysical philosophy, if you believe that we are all elemental conglomerations of energy and spirit put on this planet to experience earthly … Continue reading Q&A About Body Horror With Kirsten Imani Kasai