Lisa Morton

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Anyone who’s read much of my fiction probably has a pretty clear idea of which way my political winds blow. My readers, in fact, will likely know about that part of me better than my social media followers, because I prefer to not get political on Facebook or Twitter. Why? Especially in a time when  [ Read More ]

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“An impressive piece of research . . . a must-read for anyone fascinated with Spiritualism.” Alma Katsu, author of The Deep and The Hunger “It’s not only fearful fiction that is having a moment. With the world full of real-life terrors, nonfiction writers are also responding. Informational texts about horror have traditionally been limited to  [ Read More ]

(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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“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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