February 28, 2019
What is the significance of the eponymous theme of tunnels? Be it metaphysical, or literal, such as in subway tunnels, they figure in a majority of the stories. Could you elaborate on why tunnels?
They’re often dark, cramped, unknowable, and sometimes they take us to unlikely places. They’re also good for hiding.
I’ve interpreted these as horror stories before, but you don’t consider yourself a horror writer.
January 24, 2019
What the hell are you, anyway?
I’m a coiled ball of clogged arteries being batted around by a diabetic cat. But then the cat, already losing interest and growing bored, already losing steam, accidentally bats me under a couch. The cat wanders over to the couch, peers underneath, gives me a lazy, uninterested look, and, seeing I’m too far back to be reached,
December 15, 2018
First things first; my entire waking life has been driven by a desire to accomplish something worthy of interrogation, one of my earliest story ideas (unrealized) concerned a ghost who interviews a child in bed. So thank you, and considering the state of your health, Manners, that story could now be nonfiction.
1) What does your home and hometown of St. Louis mean to you?
See, Manners, those are two very different questions.
October 25, 2018
Alright I’ll/we’ll polish these when I wake up, some of them are prompts
Remember, I’m the enemy. Tell me about the writing process for Fever.
In Fever, the protagonist drifts in and out of hallucinations. Do you ever hallucinate? Talk about this theme.
There’s a lot of film scenes, archetypes, foils, tropes, songs, antiheroes in Fever. Tell me about this stuff, you watch a lot of film? You make films? You’re college educated?