Lisa Morton

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

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From two acclaimed experts in the genre, a brand-new volume of supernatural stories showcasing the forgotten female horror writers from 1852–1923. While the nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley may be hailed as the first modern writer of horror, the success of her immortal Frankenstein undoubtedly inspired dozens of female authors who wrote their own evocative, chilling tales.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Anthologies, Forthcoming, new

Strange Tales of the Macabre: Ghosts is part of the “5×5” project: five acclaimed and gifted authors got together and exchanged stories to produce five themed anthologies. I chose ghosts for my theme. These five tales call forth spirits to terrify, trick, and entrance. Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author Eric J. Guignard shows us  [ Read More ]

Categories: Anthologies, new

Special Effects

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From 1979 to 1990, I worked as a special effects modelmaker, special make-up effects sculptor, and photographer on a number of films and assignments. Click below to see a gallery of my photos from each project: Star Trek: The Motion Picture I was a modelmaker, working for Greg Jein mainly on V’Ger . Close Encounters  [ Read More ]

Categories: new

(Written on 5/29/19, one day after the passing of Dennis) Where to begin when it comes to Dennis Etchison… How about this: I owe my writing career to him. Here’s how that came about: back in the early ‘80s, when I was living in L.A. as a young (very young!) would-be screenwriter, I dated someone  [ Read More ]

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