Interview at Innsmouth Free Press

Interview for Candle in the Attic Window – An Anthology of Gothic Horror – is up at publisher Innsmouth Free Press:

What makes your story Gothic?

When I first thought about writing a Gothic story, I thought it would be something set in a dark and scary mansion, with people fleeing from unknown fears through dark hallways or old cemeteries, while their white nightgowns and nightshirts billowed around them.

But then I thought about the essence of Gothic and, for me, that’s screaming and fainting, in various melodramatic ways. So, I decided to leave out the running in scary mansions, or old cemeteries, and jump right to the exciting parts, i.e., the screaming and fainting.

Read the rest of the interview here.

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