Hey, everybody. Fellow horror writer Mark Carver (who recently stopped by this very blog for an interview of his own) has graciously invited me to his blog to chat about my inspirations, my fascination with the horror genre, and the perils of trying to sell a story about flesh-eating monsters to the traditional Christian market.
Here's a sample, and be sure to head over there to read the rest!
"Horror, however, is all about tearing away safety and this sort of
illusion that we are in control of everything. It reveals the
unspeakable monsters that lurk just outside of our peripheral and, in my
mind, causes us to run screaming to God for protection. Horror, to me,
forces me to consider something larger than myself and seek answers in