1. Who has been the biggest influence on you as a female horror writer?
My mother, she loved reading horror, crime and fantasy books and I still have her library.
2. Do you think the style of horror differs between women and men authors? E.g. psychological vs gore?
I write paranormal/fantasy horror so I am all about psychological elements to the genre but I have a fair amount of ew… gore. I grew up reading Graham Masterton so I also take influence from him. Stephen King is also very psychological in his writing so I don’t think there is a defining difference.
3. Do you have a main subject that your write about? I.e. certain bad guys or themes?
Not really, I take mythology and society’s stigmas and mix them up into their own meaning. I try to have a moral to all my books, but it is for the readers to see, not for me to tell them what they should take from my books.
4. If you could have dinner with a famous horror writer, living or dead, who would it be and why?
I have been compared to Lovecraft, and J, R, R Tolkien, I grew up watching the Hammer Horrors and lots of other horror movies, I read Dean Koontz and Graham Masterton too. I would love to go to a horror themed dinner with all of these writers and talk horror.
5. Favorite female horror writer? Why?
Barbara Erskine is my favourite female horror writer, she is great with historical details, psychology and most of all her scene setting is second to none.
Nicolajayne Taylor is a British erotic, fantasy horror author. Signed by Vamptasy in 2014, she has gone on to the Bestsellers list for The Curse of Mary, Call of the Moon and The Fallen Ones before taking a break and re-releasing the biggest releases and some new ones. The prequel to the Curse of Mary is titled, All Legends, The Chronicles of being Isisti and has steadily sold to loyal readers.
This author was signed on her debut sub to the publishing giant Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly. Her first ever published works hit the bestsellers list in the anthology Bloody Sexy, her book The Fallen Ones was the most reviewed and left readers wanting more.
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S. K. Gregory is an author, editor and blogger. She currently resides in Northern Ireland.
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