Lisa Morton

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

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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 ]

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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 ]

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(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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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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