Monday, December 15, 2014

Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton is a screenwriter, author of non-fiction books, award-winning prose writer, and Halloween expert. Her work was described by the American Library Association’s Readers’ Advisory Guide to Horror as “consistently dark, unsettling, and frightening,” and Famous Monsters called her "one of the best writers in dark fiction today." Her novels include The Castle of Los Angeles, Malediction, and Netherworld. A multiple Bram Stoker Award® winner, she lives in North Hollywood, California.

From Morton's Q & A at Days with the Undead:

Welcome Lisa. Now let’s get to the questions… Tell us about your zombies? If the dead were to rise, do you think you’d stand a chance against them?

Probably not. In the Zombie Apocalypse books, the zombie virus can be spread by a bite or even just a scratch. I’m a klutz and always the first one to get whatever flu’s going around, so I’d probably be toast early on.

What was your first experience with zombie media? Was that experience was drew into writing the genre?

It was a midnight showing on opening night of...[read on]
Visit Lisa Morton's website.

My Book, The Movie: Netherworld.

The Page 69 Test: Netherworld.

--Marshal Zeringue