” I love gothic monsters, but I like to root them more firmly in the traditional folklore from which they sprang. Or at least, I like to evoke the feeling of those folk stories. “


” Character design, like story design, requires a hook to grab the reader’s attention. “


” When I first starting conceiving series like ‘Courtney,’ ‘Polly,’ ‘How Loathsome,’ etc., I was shooting for closed story-arcs but open-ended concepts. Then I started realizing I was committing myself to potentially endless series. “


” I get tired of stories that keep going and going and never get anywhere. It’s like a promise that’s never fulfilled. Stories need endings. Otherwise, they aren’t really stories. Just pages. “



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I love gothic monsters, but I like to root them more firmly in the traditional folklore from which they sprang. Or at least, I like to evoke the feeling of those folk stories.
Character design, like story design, requires a hook to grab the reader


When I first starting conceiving series like
I get tired of stories that keep going and going and never get anywhere. It
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