Metal. Monsters. Mayhem.

Canadians don’t spook the same way Americans do

It’s always interesting to talk to writers about their craft, but it’s just as interesting to talk to editors — who are far less often interviewed about what goes into making a good book. So it was with great pleasure a few years ago that I talked to Nancy Kilpatrick and David Morrell, who put together the first horror anthology in the venerable Tesseracts series.

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3 responses

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  2. I love Nancy Kilpatrick’s comments on the Canadian love for murky, uncertain endings. Fantastic!!

    November 14, 2012 at 4:09 am

    • Hi Derek — thanks for stopping by! Hope you found your way to the post at the new site OK. (If not, here’s the link: )
      And yes, she had a lot of perceptive things to say. I keep meaning to dissect the “horror” of “The Blair Witch Project,” because it seemed to me to be entirely based on a primal fear of being lost in the woods. Maybe it’s just me, but as a Canadian lucky enough to spend many summers in the woods growing up, that sort of thing just falls flat.

      November 14, 2012 at 9:44 am

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