Graham Brown Questions for Lewis Wolfe

1. Which book (or other media) would you say is your largest influence? I own a, roughly, 1400 page long collection of all of H.P. Lovecraft’s work and his writing has probably influenced me the most – though there are many others. Even if my own writing is distinctly non-Lovecraftian (the name has high marketing value nowadays), I learned a lot about pacing, world building and creating atmosphere through reading his stories. 2. What part of the book was the most difficult to write? A Monster Escapes deals with some pretty heavy themes including America’s history with slavery and (child)…

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Interview Questions x Steve Mariotti

Which book (or other media) would you say is your largest influence? My favorite book is the Bible–both the New and Old Testament. The stories give me strength and insight. Everyday, I read The Wall Street Journal and I watch almost all the documentaries on CNN. What part of the book was the most difficult to write? There were some scenes that didn’t make it into the book, such as my mother being in a coma for ten years, because they were just too painful to relive. One scene, when my students chanted my highschool nickname in order to humiliate…

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Interview with Pat Hogan, author of Silent Spring- Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War

1. Which Book (or other media) would you say is your largest influence? While there were many influential books, if I had to pick just one, it would have to be Silent Spring by Rachel Carson (1962). 2. What part of the book was the most difficult to write? The most difficult parts of the book to write were Larry’s Story and reliving the time I spent in Vietnam and my illnesses over the years. 3. What was the seed of the book or the very first thing that came to you as you started the writing process? In the beginning, writing a book…

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