I’ve always had an interest in horror and the supernatural, plus I’ve always loved the mysteries involved in the latter. When I first started writing seriously (about fifteen years ago), I initially went the urban fantasy route but then found that my plots were becoming darker as they progressed. So, after writing a few books, I went for the horror angle instead and then everything clicked. To be honest, that shouldn’t have surprised me. I grew up reading horror. When I was about eight or nine, I got hold of various books my dad and my eldest brother owned – everything from Stephen King to James Herbert to the Pan Books of Horror – and haven’t really looked back since.
Interview: Luke Walker
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