One Horror Writer’s Secret: I’m Always Afraid
People often look at me funny when they find out I write horror, and I get it. Really, I do. I look pretty sweet and innocent with blonde curls and blue eyes. I can usually be found wearing either girlie dresses or running clothes, and my black lipstick and nail polish only get worn on Halloween.
I definitely don’t look like a horror writer. In fact, I look more like the first-to-die in a 70s slasher flick.
But I’ll tell you a little secret. I write horror and dark fiction for one reason and one reason alone: I’m always afraid. Always. I never live a day without fear.
I guess you could say it started when I was very small, the year Gremlins came out. I was five, and I fell in love with Gizmo, the brown-and-white, fluffy mogwai…
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