Lisa Morton

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

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Good evening, horror family.I’m going to start this by asking for your indulgence, because I’m about to do something tonight I rarely do in public: I’m going to brag a little.I’m going to brag because as I look around and see some of the best writers in ANY genre gathered together in a city whose  [ Read More ]

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The Art of the Zombie Movie

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Whether George Romero’s implacable, slow-moving monstrosities or the fleet-footed terrors of 28 Days Later, over the last several decades the zombie has ascended into the upper echelon of the of the movie monster pantheon—an elite tier once reserved only for vampires, werewolves, and Frankenstein’s monster. Featuring over 500 posters, lobby cards, pressbooks, stills, and props  [ Read More ]


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When you spend fifteen years caring for a dementia patient/parent, it can be easy to lose track of the good things. Here’s the truth about dementia: it isn’t just about forgetting what you had for breakfast, or wandering around the neighborhood because you no longer know where you live. Those things are bad enough, but  [ Read More ]

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Following their acclaimed Ghost Stories and Weird Women, award-winning anthologists Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton present a new eclectic anthology of ghosty tales certain to haunt the reader long past the closing page. In Haunted Tales, the reader will enjoy discovering masterpieces like Algernon Blackwood’s terrifying “The Kit-Bag,” Oscar Wilde’s delightful “The Canterville Ghost,” and F. Marion Crawford’s horrific “The Screaming Skull,”  [ Read More ]