Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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First off, I have a confession: I’m not now nor have I ever been a Whovian. Fact is, I never sat through an entire episode of Doctor Who prior to 2018. Every few years I’d try again only to find the show simply not to my taste; a combination of cheeky, winking humor and cheap  [ Read More ]

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“Election Day”

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(This piece was written specifically to be read aloud at an event happening on the evening of November 7th at the Bearded Lady Mystic Museum in Burbank. Because that’s the day after the midterm elections – and because I know, whichever way they go, that they’ll still be on everyone’s mind – I wanted to  [ Read More ]

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Jury Duty

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“Oh, no…a jury summons.” How many times have we voiced that when receiving those odious notices in the mail? Here in the county of Los Angeles, ours are pink, easy to spot, always met with dread. For some reason known only to some computer algorithm buried deep within the servers of Los Angeles County, I  [ Read More ]

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HAUNTED NIGHTS

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ABOUT HAUNTED NIGHTS Sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, co-edited by Ellen Datlow, one of the most successful and respected genre editors, and Lisa Morton, a leading authority on Halloween. In addition to stories about scheming jack-o’-lanterns, vengeful ghosts, otherworldly changelings, disturbingly realistic haunted attractions, masks that cover  [ Read More ]