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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. It has to be a Win-Win situation
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I can find something to laugh about in almost any situation. I love to laugh and to make other people laugh.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Wrecking the environment.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I'd love to sit down with William Shakespeare and talk about writing.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. I'm in it. I write for a living. If there's a better job, I haven't heard of it.
September 27, 2010I started laying the groundwork for ROT & RUIN when I was ten years old.
That’s when Night of the Living Dead opened in Philadelphia. October 1968. I snuck into the deserted balcony of the old Midway Theater, one of those vast old Art Deco theaters. No one was supposed to be up there, and no one my age was supposed to be in the theater.
By age ten I’d seen just about every monster movie there was. Vampires, werewolves, giant bugs –the works. I was kind of jaded. I thought I had a good working plan for how to deal with monsters. Crosses, silver bullets, that sort of thing. Then... see more