Lisa Morton

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

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The fiction of Halloween

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I’m obviously a big fan of Halloween fiction. At its best, it does more than just capture the seasonal feelings surrounding the beloved festival; it tells us something about ourselves – why we have an autumnal celebration of fear, what in us enjoys that…or even needs it. For a few years – before I became  [ Read More ]


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Malediction, my second novel, was released in print and e-book by Evil Jester Press in October 2013 and in various e-book formats by Cemetery Dance in September 2016. Malediction is about the cursed history of Los Angeles; a natural healer named Gwen who will have the limits of her abilities tested by May Blanco, a  [ Read More ]

Categories: Novels

This four-story “mini-collection” is part of Cemetery Dance’s “Cemetery Dance Select” e-book line. I was allowed to choose four stories and write an afterword talking about why I selected these pieces and how they came about. The stories included are: “Joe and Abel in the Field of Rest” (originally appeared in The Dead Will Rise)  [ Read More ]

Categories: Collections


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  Dark Screams Vol. 4 was released on August 4, 2015. This all-new e-book published by Random House put me in the company of Clive Barker, Ray Garton, Ed Gorman, and Heather Graham. My story is “The New War”. This was the first cover for Dark Screams Vol. 4.

Categories: Short Stories