Living Local (Friday The 13th)

By Michael McCarty

I’ve been on “Living Local” 3 times so far…

2019 with Brittany Price

2021 with Mikyhayle Harris

2023 with Tristan Tapscott & Brandy Auterson

The 2023 appearance was on Friday the 13th and was probably the best one so far

(Pictured: Tristan Tapscott, Michael McCarty with his Friday the 13th mask and blue suede shoes & Brandy Auterson)

And here the link to the show

https://www.ourquadcities.com/living-local/qc-celebrities-michael-mccarty/?fbclid=IwAR2YEwFqrlqSKBNNf6UI22gCN

Here is my first appearance and the blog with link to the show:

My second appearance withMikyhayle Harris

My Friday the 13th one, I talked about BITERS and my story, “To Live & Die in IA: Zombies in Iowa” and the link for that book is:

and I talked about The Bram Stokers and of course, I will hope you will check out these two books
as well, they are among my favorite:

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKES and MODERN MYTHMAKES from Crystal Lake Publishing and Michael McCarty:

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS Features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres. The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis. Foreword by Gerard Houarner. Afterword by Jeffrey Thomas. If you’re interested in books on writing, the horror genre, science fiction, famous authors, or even becoming a full time author, this book is a must-have. More Modern Mythmakers is the sequel to 2015’s Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty, published by Crystal Lake Publishing.

MODERN MYTHMAKERS by Michael McCarty

And it includes in-depth interviews with Forrest J. Ackerman; C. Dean Andersson; Adrienne Barbeau; Ray Bradbury; Ramsey Campbell; John Carpenter; Dan Curtis; Elvira; Rusty Fischer; Neil Gaiman; Mick Garris; Laurell K. Hamilton; George Clayton Johnson; Jack Ketchum; Dean Koontz; Herschell Gordon Lewis; Thomas Ligotti; Bentley Little; Graham Masterton; Richard Matheson; Joe McKinney; Christopher Moore; Night of the Living Dead Crew: John Russo, Kyra Schon, & Russ Streiner; William F. Nolan; Ingrid Pitt; Linnea Quigley; Fred Olen Ray; John Saul; David Snell; Darce Stoker; Peter Straub; Whitley Strieber; Timothy Zahn; Foreword by Alan Dean Foster Afterword by The Amazing Kreskin.

Whether you’re an author looking for career advice, a fan of classic films and authors, or looking for true stories of inspiration, this is the book for you.

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THE RICHARD MATHESON COMPANION (Book Review)

by Michael McCarty

The Richard Matheson Companion is rare, hard to find and expensive if you if even find it … but it is well worth it.

Here is my review of the book:

The Richard Matheson Companion
Edited by Stanley Wiater, Matthew R. Bradley and Paul Stuve, Gauntlet Press, 576 pgs.
$50 unsigned numbered edition, $60 signed numbered edition, ISBN: 1-887368-96-5

Rating: ****

        Gauntlet Press has been very good to Richard Matheson over the years, publishing his books and scripts in attractive, collectible editions. And one could also say that Richard Matheson has been good to Gauntlet Press. So it was only destiny that Gauntlet Press would publish such a definitive volume as The Richard Matheson Companion.

        Matheson, of course, is a multi-talented storyteller whose career has spanned five decades and the speculative fiction genres and their various written formats, including stories, novels, TV and movie screenplays, stage plays, etc. He has penned such classics for the Twilight Zone: “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” (with a sweaty William Shatner as the only person who sees a gremlin messing with an airplane’s engines in mid-flight), “Third from the Sun,” “Little Girl Lost,” “The Invaders,” “Night Call,” “Death Ship” and “Nick of Time” (with a less sweaty William Shatner).

        But Matheson’s masterpieces are too numerous for me to stop at one paragraph.

        He has also written for such TV shows as Star Trek, Night Gallery, Amazing Stories, and Masters of Horror.

        And let’s not forget that Matheson’s screenplay for Duel helped launch Steven Spielberg’s career. Or that he wrote the screenplay for the TV movie, The Night Stalker, directed and produced by Dan Curtis, which aired on January 11, 1972, and drew over 75 million viewers, making it the highest-rated TV movie of its time.

        His words have also made it to the big screen. He is the author of many classic speculative fiction books which have been turned into movies: I am Legend (which became The Last Man on Earth, The Omega Man, and I am Legend), The Shrinking Man (The Incredible Shrinking Man), A Stir of Echoes (Stir of Echoes), Bid Time Return (Somewhere In Time), and What Dreams May Come, which became the movie of the same name.

        You’d think it would be almost impossible to cover the complete works of such a legendary writer all in one book – but The Richard Matheson Companion does a superb job, with essays by the people who know him best, as well as those who have been influenced by him the most, including William Nolan, George Clayton Johnson, Gahan Wilson, Harlan Ellison, David Morrell, Dennis Etchison, Joe R. Lansdale, Jack Ketchum, F. Paul Wilson, Dean Koontz, Barry Hoffman, Brian Lumley, Greg Cox, Stephen Simon, Ed Gorman, Lewis Beale, his wife and five children.

        And let’s not forgot the twenty-five pages of photos and the 183-page compiled and annotated biography and filmography.

        Whew!

        Yes, this is the Holy Grail for Richard Matheson fans – including myself. I was lucky enough to interview Matheson for my book, More Giants of the Genre – and that is listed on pages 484-485 of The Richard Matheson Companion. To say the creators of this book have done their homework would be the understatement of the century.

        Truly this is an incredible tribute to an incredible writer.

I interviewed Richard Matheson in my book MODERN MYTHMAKERS ….

And it includes in-depth interviews with Elvira, John Carpenter, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Bradbury, Ramsey Campbell, Dan Curtis, Neil Gaiman, Mick Garris; Laurell K. Hamilton, Jack Ketchum, Dean Koontz, Graham Masterton, Joe McKinney, H.G. Lewis, Linnea Quigley​, John Saul, Peter Straub, The Night of the Living Dead crew, C. Dean Andersson​ Richard Matheson and more.

Also…..

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS

Features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

Foreword by Gerard Houarner. Afterword by Jeffrey Thomas.

If you’re interested in books on writing, the horror genre, science fiction, famous authors, or even becoming a full time author, this book is a must-have.

More Modern Mythmakers is the sequel to 2015’s Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty, published by Crystal Lake Publishing.

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MICHAEL McCARTY’S WRITING ADVICE: The Old Trunk

by Michael McCarty

Here is an old dusty trunk in a cobwebbed filled attic, it has been abandoned for years. Maybe there is a priceless antique inside, who knows? Maybe it is stuffed with money or a dead body. Curiosity gets the best of you and you decide to open it … and it the portal to another world.

This is how I describe how to write a novel. You have to go to the places nobody wants to go. You have to open that old trunk up and see what is inside….

That is just my advice ….

That is my two cents worth and you can keep the change …

If you want advice from such writers and filmmakers as Dean Koontz, Ray Bradbury, Peter Straub, John Saul, John Carpenter, Ray Garton, Nancy Holder, Joe Lansdale, Owl Goingback, Terry Brooks, Thomas Ligotti, Jack Ketchum, Connie Willis, Alan Dean Foster, Bentley Little, Neil Gaiman, Richard Matheson and more … check out the MODERN MYTHMAKERS books….

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS ebook and trade paperback on Amazon

MODERN MYTHMAKERS

by Michael McCarty

Amazon.com:

http://amzn.to/2cpr637

The ebook is only .99 cents

And it includes in-depth interviews with Forrest J. Ackerman; C. Dean Andersson; Adrienne Barbeau; Ray Bradbury; Ramsey Campbell; John Carpenter; Dan Curtis; Rusty Fischer; Neil Gaiman; Mick Garris; Laurell K. Hamilton; George Clayton Johnson; Jack Ketchum; Dean Koontz; Herschell Gordon Lewis; Thomas Ligotti; Bentley Little; Graham Masterton; Richard Matheson; Joe McKinney; Christopher Moore; Night of the Living Dead Crew: John Russo, Kyra Schon, & Russ Streiner; William F. Nolan; Ingrid Pitt; Fred Olen Ray; John Saul; David Snell; Darce Stoker; Peter Straub; Whitley Strieber; Timothy Zahn;

Foreword by Alan Dean Foster

Afterword by The Amazing Kreskin.

Whether you’re an author looking for career advice, a fan of classic films and authors, or looking for true stories of inspiration, this is the book for you.

Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/2cpr637

Also check out this blog too….

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves” – William Shakespeare

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The Cry-Baby Bridge

(from GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES)

by Michael McCarty

The Black Angel, The John Looney House are probably the two places I get asked about the most from GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES. Followed by the Cry-Baby Bridge.

So here are some tidbits about the Cry-Baby Bridge

DIRECTIONS:

It’s in Monmouth, IL. Take 67 south toward Viola. From the stop sign in Viola, go exactly 18 miles on 67 and you’ll come to 230th Ave. (230th is 2 miles past of the entrance to Lake Warren Camp ground) Go right on 230th Ave and travel 1.5 miles and take a left. Go down the hill and you’ll see the bridge.

And some cool photos too

The Cry-Baby Bridge Photo by Michael McCarty
Michael McCarty at the Cry-Baby Bridge photo by Cindy McCarty

Cindy McCarty photo by Michael McCarty

Under the bridge … photo by Michael McCarty

GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES

GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES by Co-written by Michael McCarty. Available in Kindle, trade paperback and hardcover.

Kindle & Trade Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W99R753/

Hardcover: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1540240525/

Divided by state lines and the Mississippi River, the Quad

Cities share a common haunted heritage. If anything, the seam that runs through the region is especially rife with spirits, from the Black Angel of Moline’s Riverside Cemetery to the spectral Confederate POWs of Arsenal Island. Of course, the city centers have their own illustrious supernatural residents – the Hanging Ghost occupies Davenport’s City Hall, while the Phantom Washwoman wanders Bettendorf’s Central Avenue. At Igor’s Bistro in Rock Island, every day is Halloween. Michael McCarty hunts down the haunted lore of this vibrant Midwestern community.

Please also check out:

EERIE QUAD CITIES by Michael McCarty & John Brassard Jr.
Introduction by The Amazing Kreskin
Afterword by Rick Lopez of Igor’s Bistro

Like the mighty Mississippi River that cleaves the Quad Cities, the region’s history can trap the unwary in some unexpected eddies. Peer through the fog of the past to catch a glimpse of the Tinsmith Ghost of Rock Island or the river serpent with a price on its head. Get the back story on the Banshee of Brady Street, read the 1869 report on a Bigfoot sighting near East Davenport and run the numbers on local UFO activity. From phantom footsteps in the Renwick Mansion to a mausoleum heist in Chippiannock Cemetery, Michael McCarty and John Brassard Jr. trace a path through the shadowy heritage of the
Quad Cities.

Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Eerie-Quad-Cities…/dp/1467147478…

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Michael McCarty & Bruce Walter

Davenport Library Video from lecture Oct. 15th, 2022

Michael McCarty:

and Bruce Walter:

(photo of Michael McCarty and Bruce Walters at GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES book signing,

Barnes & Noble, 2019)

GHOSTS OF THE QUAD CITIES

by Co-written by Michael McCarty.

Available in Kindle, trade paperback and hardcover. Kindle & Trade Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07W99R753/

Hardcover: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1540240525/

Divided by state lines and the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities share a common haunted heritage. If anything, the seam that runs through the region is especially rife with spirits, from the Black Angel of Moline’s Riverside Cemetery to the spectral Confederate POWs of Arsenal Island. Of course, the city centers have their own illustrious supernatural residents – the Hanging Ghost occupies Davenport’s City Hall, while the Phantom Washwoman wanders Bettendorf’s Central Avenue. At Igor’s Bistro in Rock Island, every day is Halloween. Michael McCarty hunts down the haunted lore of this vibrant Midwestern community.

Please also check out: EERIE QUAD CITIES by Michael McCarty & John Brassard Jr.

Introduction by The Amazing Kreskin

Afterword by Rick Lopez of Igor’s Bistro

Like the mighty Mississippi River that cleaves the Quad Cities, the region’s history can trap the unwary in some unexpected eddies. Peer through the fog of the past to catch a glimpse of the Tinsmith Ghost of Rock Island or the river serpent with a price on its head. Get the back story on the Banshee of Brady Street, read the 1869 report on a Bigfoot sighting near East Davenport and run the numbers on local UFO activity. From phantom footsteps in the Renwick Mansion to a mausoleum heist in Chippiannock Cemetery, Michael McCarty and John Brassard Jr. trace a path through the shadowy heritage of the Quad Cities.

Amazon:

Artwork by Bruce Walters

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THE BOOKS THAT TIME FORGOTTEN: DEAN KOONTZ & MELANIE TEM BOOK REVIEWS

By Michael McCarty

I decided to try this new “The Books That Time Forgotten” book review column. Let me know what you think of it.

The books that time forgotten … but not us

The idea behind is, some books get left behind on the book shelves, collect dust or even spiderwebs but that doesn’t mean they weren’t a good read. Hope after reading this blog, maybe they won’t be forgotten. These articles will not only review the books, but speculate why the book is gathering cobwebs among other books.

Enjoy

NIGHT CHILLS

By Dean Koontz

Berkley Books

369 pages

Written in 1976, NIGHT CHILLS is an early Dean Koontz thriller written a few years after THE DEMON SEED and before his early classics like WHISPERS or THE FUNHOUSE or PHANTOMS.

How does the novel stand up today?

Excellent! Like fine wine, the book aged well.

Some of Koontz’ best books cross the genres and this is no except. NIGHT CHILLS blends several elements all together: horror, science fiction, romance, suspense and even some humor. Shaken, not stirred as any mixologist knows.

NIGHT CHILL is about a scientific experiment gone awry, much like WATCHERS or PHANTOMS would do much later in his career. In this case the experiment involves sub-liminal messages and mind-control. It is an interesting premise and Koontz did extensive research on the topic for the book (even referenced the material at the end of the novel).

The idea of subliminal advertising came into focus during the 1950s, when encoded messages would pop up in movies to help sell more popcorn and soda.

Are subliminals still going on today?

Yes and no. Not directly but the influence is there in the form of product placement. You go to see any commercial movie and the lad character might say lines in front of a lit soda pop machine. Because the vending soda pop machine has no bearing on the plot, you don’t pay much attention to it on the conscious level, But it could creep into your subconscious.

Anyway enough of my soapbox. The Amazing Kreskin and I also talk about this in our book, CONVERSATIONS WITH KRESKIN … check it out sometime.

The evil scientist in NIGHT CHILLS uses subliminal messages to control the residents of Black River, Maine (yes, Stephen King’s neck of the woods … LOL).

There are conspiracy theories and paranoia (which Koontz would play to the max in such classics as DARK RIVERS OF THE HEART in 1994). There are elements of psychological horror of a small town much like the original INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. And there is even sex.

What more can you ask for in one book?

Packed with plenty of chills and thrills and action, NIGHT CHILLS is a spellbinding read.

So why did NIGHT CHILLS end up in “The Books That Time Forgotten?” I have a few theories. One, Dean Koontz was having some problems finding his niche in the publishing industry. He started out writing science fiction and switched over to horror, which publishers felt would confuse his fans. So he wrote under a lot of pennames during this period: Brian Coffey, Anthony North, John Hill, Aaron Wolfe, K.R. Dwyer, David Axton and Leigh Nichols….. so many different pennames, it was hard to build a fanbase.

Nevertheless, check out this early Dean Koontz forgotten classic.

THE TIDES

By Melanie Tem

Leisure Books / Headline / Crossroads Press

308 Pages

Elegant, evocative and eerie, Melanie Tem’s THE TIDE is such an incredible read: there’s real horror in loneliness, rage, old age, sickness and mental illness that afflict many residents of The Tides nursing home.

In the unspeakable isolation of the nursing home is Marshall Emig who has Alzheimer’s disease. He doesn’t recognize his own daughter Rebecca who is the administrator of the faculty or his own wife Billie.

Marshall is haunted by the past. He believes that first wife Faye has come back from the grave. At first the nurses and aides believe that it’s just another sign of his deteriorating mental state.

Then other residents start seeing Faye and all hell breaks loose.

THE TIDES is a well-constructed creepy and engaging novel, balancing real life/social horrors of a nursing home and the supernatural. A literary and bold book, highly recommended.

THE TIDES was a big influence when I wrote the story “The Surge” with Holly Zaldivar for FRANKENSTEIN’S MISTRESS: TALES OF LOVE & MONSTERS.”

So how did THE TIDES end up here? My theory is this. The book was published in England with the beautiful hardcover edition, which is now super rare to get. Then it was published in America with Leisure as a paperback. Leisure eventually went out of business, making the paperback hard to get. Crossroad Press did an audio and kindle which is available on Amazon.

If you like these reviews … I have some great reviews in ESOTERIA-LAND too:

Check it out:

Book Reviews! Movie Reviews! Even a review of a Jerry Seinfeld concert!

Interviews with Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues, Tommy Chong of Cheech & Chong, Terry Pratchett, Mojo Nixon, Bobcat Goldthwait and many more…

Also check out the MODERN MYTHMAKERS series:

More Modern Mythmakers
by Michael McCarty

★★★★ “As the majority of the authors are genre living legends, this book also has a wide range of tips and advice from those who have been there already, sampled success, bought the t-shirt and are kindly willing to share their sage advice.”—Horror DNA

★★★★★ “As an interviewer, Michael McCarty knows his stuff. His questions are well respected and thoughtful, and they always keep the focus on his subjects”—Romie Scott, Reflections Edge

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS ebook and trade paperback on Amazon
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MODERN MYTHMAKERS
by Michael McCarty
Amazon.com:

http://amzn.to/2cpr637

The ebook is only .99 cents
And it includes in-depth interviews with Forrest J. Ackerman; C. Dean Andersson; Adrienne Barbeau; Ray Bradbury; Ramsey Campbell; John Carpenter; Dan Curtis; Rusty Fischer; Neil Gaiman; Mick Garris; Laurell K. Hamilton; George Clayton Johnson; Jack Ketchum; Dean Koontz; Herschell Gordon Lewis; Thomas Ligotti; Bentley Little; Graham Masterton; Richard Matheson; Joe McKinney; Christopher Moore; Night of the Living Dead Crew: John Russo, Kyra Schon, & Russ Streiner; William F. Nolan; Ingrid Pitt; Fred Olen Ray; John Saul; David Snell; Darce Stoker; Peter Straub; Whitley Strieber; Timothy Zahn;
Foreword by Alan Dean Foster
Afterword by The Amazing Kreskin.

Whether you’re an author looking for career advice, a fan of classic films and authors, or looking for true stories of inspiration, this is the book for you.
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THE STORY OF WRITERS & TYPEWRITERS

By Michael McCarty

Writers and typewriters go together like Ketchup and French Fries, Baseball and Beer and books in a 3-Volume of a book series.

Sure these days writers are doing their manuscripts on computers, smartphones, tabloids, yada-yada-yada …. yawn. For some of the 19th Century, all of the 20th Century and even into some of the 21st Century the typewriter was a writer’s best friend into other technologies have taken over.

Yeah, I’m old … so I learned on a typewriter.

The late, great James Caan in MISERY

My first typewriter was when I was a teenager was an Underwood. My mom bought it at a garage sale, it was a big metal clunker that weighed a ton …. and it had a little black and red typewriter ribbon, when you changed it, always left your finger black and red. The Underwood, is the kinda of typewriter that you would see in the old Superman TV series. My mom said that was a typewriter she learned to type on so that is why she bought it for me. I learned to type on it … but it was hard as hell. It was manually and had to push one key at a time as hard as you could, but that is what I typed my first manuscript on. It was called THE WEREWOLF INVASION. I thought I wrote it was about 14 or 15. It was about this woods outside a big city that these werewolves take over and four friends decided to go camping, run into the werewolves and spend the rest of the book running from them.

A year or so later, my mom’s friend came to visit her in Iowa and she brought her electric typewriter with her. I never used an electric typewriter before. My mom’s friend said I could try it. You see, my mom and her friend were both typist in the Navy. My mom said, be very careful, because you don’t have to press as hard as on the Underwood. I tried this IBM typewriter, and it was super easy to use compared to the Underwood (which I believe, was also the typewriter that Stephen King used starting out … I could be wrong).

Anyway, I decided, I would save up my money and buy an IBM typewriter. In high school, I took typing and they used the IBM Selectric. which had the ball. That machine, I could type super fast with it something like 90 or 95 words a minute. I couldn’t afford the IBM Selectric, it was way out of my high school budget of working at the drive-in money. I did buy an IBM electric typewriter and wrote two books: RISING OF THE DEMONS (horror) and UNO (which would be now considered a YA comedy) all three books didn’t get published were lost over the course of time (UNO came close, chapter one was published in the West High School magazine “Eyas” and sent to a publisher for consideration but was rejected like the other two were).

In the meantime. When I was a teenager, I heard that Ernest Hemingway typed standing up. And I thought, that must be a cool way a writer types. I learned to type standing up (although I wasn’t very fast doing it that way). Then my bubbled burst; I learned the reason he was typing stand up was because of hemorrhoids, so I sat my ass back down on the chair and learned to type faster. LOL

(The way he typed standing up was this:

he perched his typewriter on a shelf … which is kinda cool)

After my years on a typewriter, which did get me through college and several years writing as a freelance writer. I decided to up my technology and get a word processor. The year was 1993. I just got a regular freelance gig with “The Rock Island Argus”/ “Moline Dispatch” — where I could write a Sunday column on local entertainment, but my editor, said I could branch out to bigger stories too.

I wanted a word processor, so I had my dad put on on his Best Buy credit card. I figured, if I wrote 1 column a week … I could pay it off in a year. I paid it off in 6 months, because the word processor editing was a lot easier than doing it on a typewriter. I had that word processor for 10 years, but I got my first computer… which is another column for another day.

If you liked this blog or other, please check out these books:

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS

Features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

Foreword by Gerard Houarner. Afterword by Jeffrey Thomas.

If you’re interested in books on writing, the horror genre, science fiction, famous authors, or even becoming a full time author, this book is a must-have.

More Modern Mythmakers is the sequel to 2015’s Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty, published by Crystal Lake Publishing.

MODERN MYTHMAKERS by Michael McCarty

Amazon.com:

http://amzn.to/2cpr637

And it includes in-depth interviews with Forrest J. Ackerman; C. Dean Andersson; Adrienne Barbeau; Ray Bradbury; Ramsey Campbell; John Carpenter; Dan Curtis; Elvira; Rusty Fischer; Neil Gaiman; Mick Garris; Laurell K. Hamilton; George Clayton Johnson; Jack Ketchum; Dean Koontz; Herschell Gordon Lewis; Thomas Ligotti; Bentley Little; Graham Masterton; Richard Matheson; Joe McKinney; Christopher Moore; Night of the Living Dead Crew: John Russo, Kyra Schon, & Russ Streiner; William F. Nolan; Ingrid Pitt; Linnea Quigley; Fred Olen Ray; John Saul; David Snell; Darce Stoker; Peter Straub; Whitley Strieber; Timothy Zahn;

Foreword by Alan Dean Foster

Afterword by The Amazing Kreskin.

Whether you’re an author looking for career advice, a fan of classic films and authors, or looking for true stories of inspiration, this is the book for you.

Amazon.com:http://amzn.to/2cpr637

Amazon.co.uk:http://amzn.to/2cxY8eX

Goodreads: http://bit.ly/2fPe8MJ

Pinterest: http://bit.ly/2fPd1fT

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/…/modern…/1121303399

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Michael McCarty Interview for Non-Fiction Spotlight

Here is the link:

Non-Fiction Spotlight: More Modern Mythmakers: 25 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers by Michael McCarty | Cora Buhlert

Here is the interview, cut & pasted:

Non-Fiction Spotlight: More Modern Mythmakers: 25 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers by Michael McCarty

Posted on July 17, 2022 by Cora

After the Hugos is before the next Hugos, so I’m continuing my Non-Fiction Spotlight project, where I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that come out in 2022 and are eligible for the 2023 Hugo Awards. For more about the Non-Fiction Spotlight project, go here. To check out the spotlights I already posted, go here.

For more recommendations for SFF-related non-fiction, also check out this Facebook group set up by the always excellent Farah Mendlesohn, who is a champion (and author) of SFF-related non-fiction.

Interview collections have long been a part of SFF-related non-fiction, therefore I’m thrilled to welcome Michael McCarty, author of More Modern Mythmakers: 25 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers to my blog today:

More Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty

Tell us about your book.

MICHAEL McCARTY:  More Modern Mythmakers features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, Connie Willis. The foreword is by Gerard Houarner and the afterword by Jeffrey Thomas

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

McCARTY: I’m from the Quad Cities (Iowa/Illinois along the Mississippi River). I am a 5-Time Bram Stoker Finalist and author of over 50 books. I did win the David R. Collins’ Literary Achievement Award from the Midwest Writing Center. I am married to a lovely lady named Cindy and we have a pet rabbit named Yeti.

I was a freelance writer for about twenty years working for such magazines as “Starlog,” “Fangoria,” “Cemetery Dance,” “Filmfax,”and eventually became a staff writer for “Science Fiction Weekly,” the website of the Sci-Fi network, which eventually became the Sy-Fy network.

What prompted you to write/edit this book?

McCARTY: I do apologize in advance because this is a long answer.

My first pro sale was in 1983 for a regional music magazine. My first national sale was in 1993 to Starlog. And my first book was in 2003.

In 2015 , Crystal Lake Publishing, published Modern Mythmakers, a collection of 35 interviews with the likes of Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, John Carpenter, John Saul, Dean Koontz, Elvira, Whitley Streiter, Forry Ackerman, Timothy Zahn and more. It was ten years of my life boiled down to 90,000 words.

Modern Mythmakers

At this point, doing hundreds of interviews for over four decades, I decided to retire from interviews.

I hadn’t done a nonfiction book for a while, but when I hit Haunted America up with the idea of doing a true ghost book called Ghosts of the Quad Cities they eagerly agreed. For that book, I had to do several interviews with paranormal investigators, librarians, and local historians.

Of course, I did a sequel called Eerie Quad Cities in 2021.

I got bitten again by the interview bug. And although it was about five years after the original Modern Mythmakers: 35 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers it contained to sell well over the years.

I decided to leave retirement for doing interview behind and hit Joe Mynhardt (the editor and publisher) about doing a sequel and he said yes.

Why should SFF fans in general and Hugo voters in particular read this book?

McCARTY:  I have some great interviews with some great science fiction and fantasy writers such as Alan Dean Foster, Harry Turtledove, Terry Brooks and Charles de Lint and Connie Willis. Plus, a slew of horror and dark fantasy writers and filmmakers as well.

The book is bursting at the seams with great interviews. You’ll walk away knowing more about the interviewees but also about the horror and science fiction publishing and film industry the art and craft of writing books and doing movies.

I hope the reader comes away more knowledgeable and inspired and will write a terrific work after they finish the book. No thanks needed.

Do you have any cool facts or tidbits that you unearthed during your research, but that did not make it into the final book?

That would take a book length to answer to be honest. Each interview really was like travelling a dark and mysterious river and by the end, I seen the light and discovery and joy and knowledge.

I’ve read tons of interviews by my interviewees in the book, for example Ray Garton, Jonathan Maberry, Alan Dean Foster and Connie Willis – and they were even a bit surprised at the questions, and I was equally surprised with the answers/

SFF-related non-fiction is somewhat sidelined by the big genre awards, since the Nebulas have no non-fiction category, and the Best Related Work Hugo category has become something of a grab bag of anything that doesn’t fit elsewhere. So why do you think SFF-related non-fiction is important?

Winning awards are nice. Super nice, the icing on any cake. But I don’t write books to win awards, I write books to educate, entertain and for the reader to be hopefully inspired to also write a terrific book or screenplay as well.

Are there any other great SFF-related non-fiction works or indeed anything else (books, stories, essays, writers, magazines, films, TV shows, etc.…) you’d like to recommend?

 The Writing Life by Jeff Strand, How to Write Horror Fiction by William F. Nolan, Let’s Get Creative  also by William F. Nolan, Lessons from a Lifetime of Writing by David Morrell, How to Write Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction edited by J.N. Williams and Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury. Every writer listed here has been interviewed by me one time or another, these books are close to my heart.

Also of course, Stephen King’s On Writing.

I’d also highly recommend the book On Writing Horror edited by Mort Castle for the Horror Writers Association. This book is terrific, it is eight sections and has essays about writing from Harlan Ellison, David Morrrell, Jack Ketchum and Ramsey Campbell (who, also, at one time or another I interviewed too).

The thing about On Writing Horror, I am most proud of is this, like I said, the book is in eight sections. Section One is “Horror, Literature and Horror Literature,” and consist of two essays and a speech by Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King and Michael McCarty (yup… that’s me).

Where can people buy your book?

AmazonBarnes & Noble if your favorite bookstore isn’t carrying it, they could order it.

Where can people find you?

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/MichaelMcCarty.Horror and https://www.facebook.com/QCGhosts

Twitter:  MichaelMcCarty7

And I have a monthly blog at: https://monstermikeyaauthor.wordpress.com/

Thank you, Michael, for stopping by and answering my questions.

About More Modern Mythmakers: 25 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers:

More Modern Mythmakers features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include:
Steve Alten
Reggie Bannister
Terry Brooks
Charles de Lint
Dennis Etchison
John Everson
Alan Dean Foster
Ray Garton
Sephera Giron
Owl Goingback
Charles Grant
Nancy Holder
Paul Kane
Ronald Kelly
Joe Lansdale
Bentley Little
Jeff Long
Jonathan Maberry
Elizabeth Massie
Larry Niven
William Stout
Jeff Strand
Harry Turtledove
J.N. Williamson
Connie Willis

Foreword by Gerard Houarner
Afterword by Jeffrey Thomas

If you’re interested in books on writing, the horror genre, science fiction, famous authors, or even becoming a full time author, this book is a must-have.

More Modern Mythmakers is the sequel to 2015’s Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty, published by Crystal Lake Publishing.

Proudly represented by Crystal Lake Publishing—Tales from the Darkest Depths.

About Michael McCarty:

Michael McCarty has been a professional writer since 1983, and the author of over fifty books of fiction, including I Kissed A Ghoul, Frankenstein’s Mistress, Dark Cities: Dark Tales, A Little Help From My Fiends, Liquid Diet & Midnight Snack, Dark Duets, Dracula Transformed and Other Bloodthirsty Tales (with Mark McLaughlin), Lost Girl Of The Lake (with Joe McKinney), the vampire Bloodless series: Bloodless, Bloodlust and Bloodline (with Jody LaGreca). He is a five-time Bram Stoker Finalist, and in 2008 won the David R. Collins’ Literary Achievement Award from the Midwest Writing Center.

His nonfiction books include: Esoteria-Land: The Authentic, Eclectic and Eccentric Nonfiction of Michael McCartyGhosts of the Quad Cities (with Mark McLaughlin), Eerie Quad Cities (with John Brassard Jr.), and Modern Mythmakers: 35 Interviews With Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers which features interviews with Ray Bradbury, Dean Koontz, John Carpenter, Richard Matheson, Elvira, Linnea Quigley, John Saul, Joe McKinney, and many more.

Michael McCarty lives in Rock Island, Illinois with his wife Cindy and pet rabbit Yeti.

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MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS and MODERN MYTHMAKERS

★★★★ “As the majority of the authors are genre living legends, this book also has a wide range of tips and advice from those who have been there already, sampled success, bought the t-shirt and are kindly willing to share their sage advice.”—Horror DNA

★★★★★ “As an interviewer, Michael McCarty knows his stuff. His questions are well respected and thoughtful, and they always keep the focus on his subjects”—Romie Scott, Reflections Edge

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres. The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS ebook and trade paperback on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B3S2BMRZ?tag=crystallakepu-20…

(Michael McCarty holding a copy of MODERN MYTHMAKERS on WVIK radio)

MODERN MYTHMAKERS

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The Most Influential Horror Movies During The Pre-Code Era (1929-1933)

By Michael McCarty

The Pre-Code Era – movies made between 1929-1933 where made before the enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code. There was still censorship, but not to the degree after the Code. Before the code, there was freedom for filmmakers during that time in terms of violence and sexuality and adult content.

The 1930s in general, was a great decade for Horror and Science Fiction.

These are my picks for movies in this time period, which still, has an enormous influence for modern films today

(King Kong on Skull Island with Fay Wray and Robert Armstrong ….

Fay Wray and King Kong)

  1. KING KONG (1933) – a love triangle between Ann Darrow (Fay Wray), Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) and The Eight Wonder of the World – King Kong (stop motion special effects by William O’Brien). The story stretches from New York City, to Skull Island and ending with a battle of Kong versus a squadron of biplanes. I have a feeling if this film was made after the Code, the scene when Kong examines Fay Wray on the ledge of his cave (removing most of her dress) wouldn’t have made the cut. KING KONG was a big success when it came out and of course there were several sequels and remakes over the years.

(Frankenstein & Dracula at the theaters)

2. FRANKENSTEIN (1931) Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) discovered the secrets of life and death and with this dark knowledge, he reconstructed a dead man made up a patchwork of various corpses and with the help of Fritz (played by Dwight Frye who was also in DRACULA), who digs ’em or cuts them off the noose of a hanging rope. The doctor is engaged to Elizabeth (Mae Clark), but that is put on hold after his man-made monster (beautifully played by Boris Karloff) is brought back to life and runs amuck. Of course, the film doesn’t really follow Mary Shelley’s story that much, but is still a masterpiece of early horror. One of the masterpieces of that era, it is hard to top this one.

3. DRACULA (1931) Transylvanian and vampire Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi) decides to move from his homeland to England with the help of agent Renfield (played by Dwight Frye). There is Mina (Helen Chandler), Lucy (Frances Dada) and of course the vampire’s nemesis Dr. Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan). Like FRANKENSTEIN, there were countless sequels and remakes, but Bela Lugosi is still the benchmark of a great vampire performance (and he doesn’t even wear fangs for the role). This one follows Bram Stoker’s novel closer than Shelley’s book to screen transition does. Universal also made a “Spanish” DRACULA, which is even more creepier, which was shot at night after the day production closed up shop.

4. DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE (1931) Dr. Henry Jekyll (Fredric March) experiments in his lab and when he drinks his chemical formula cocktail it turns him into the monstrous Mr. Hyde. There were plenty of scenes with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde both enact with prostitute “Champagne” Ivy Pearson (Miriam Hopkins) that probably won’t have passed the after Code, about three years later. The first Dr. Jekyll movie was made in 1920, a silent feature with John Barrymore. And eleven years later with Spencer Tracy and several others over the years as well. But having matinee idol March and transform monster and have his dark side take over (make-up by Wally Westmore). March an Academy Award for his role and well deserved it, because it had to tell that both roles were played by the same person.

Fredric March’s Academy Award winning performance in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

5. ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932) Richard Arlen (Edward Parker) survives the sinking of a ship, but after he is rescued, he ends up being tossed off his rescue boat before it makes a delivery to Dr. Moreau at his isolated island. Arlen, ends on Dr. Moreau’s estate and is imprisoned there by the doctor (played by Charles Laughton), where is doing experiments on a hybrid of human/animals. Besides the mad scientist, you have The Sayer of the Law (Bela Lugosi) and the beautiful and mysterious Lola The Panther Woman (Kathleen Burke). This film had trouble before the Code, it definitely would have had more problems after the Code. My favorite scenes are with The Sayer of the Law and Dr. Moreau. “What is the Law?” the doctor would say. And The Sayer would respond, “Not to eat meat, that is the law. Are we not men?” and the other human/animals would repeat. The chant “Are we not men,” would be used years later in a Devo song.

6. THE MUMMY (1932) Egyptian high priest Im-Ho-Tep (Boris Karloff) is condemned and buried alive. Over 3,000 later the tomb is discovered and he is brought back to life. The Mummy tries to reunite with Princess Ankh-esen-amun (Zita Johann) whom he believes has been reincarnated as Helen Grovsuenor. The movie has dream-like qualities that are followed by nightmarish horror – a great balancing act for the audience. Has had several sequels and remakes, but the original is still the masterpiece.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

FREAKS (1932)

THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (1932)

DR. X (1932)

THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933)

THE GHOUL (1933)

WHITE ZOMBIE (1932)

THE VAMPIRE BAT (1933)

MYSTERY OF THE WAX MUSEUM (1933)

(Author’s note … this list a little bit heavy on Fay Wray films, but I always had a big crush on her)

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Glenn Strange as Frankenstein, Bela Lugosi as Igor, Michael McCarty praying for readers (Michael McCarty photo by Raymond Congrove, photoshopped by Bruce Walters)

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Frankenstein’s Mistress by Michael McCarty
Dracula Transformed by co-written by Michael McCarty
FRANKENSTEIN’S MISTRESS: TALES OF LOVE & MONSTERS by Michael McCarty
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“It’s Alive … and in love!!!”

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This collection of horror and science fiction stories includes a sequel to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – with Victor Frankenstein, the monster, and a blind fortune teller named Rose Blackthorn. In other tales… even the apocalypse won’t stop Leonard Cartwright from searching for his wife in the ruins; after getting struck by lightning that left him in a coma for twenty years, Jackson Heyward awakens with the ability to talk to the dead; will the discovery of the power of invisibility help save Dr. Nick’s failing relationship with his soulmate, or will it aid in its destruction? And many more twisted tales. Sometimes love is a monster …
And there is no escape from Frankenstein’s Mistress: Tales of Love & Monsters.

DRACULA TRANSFORMED: by Mark McLaughlin & Michael McCarty
Vampire tales & Dracula stories: Throughout history, people have been fascinated by the seductive allure of vampires. We read about them in books, watch stories about them on television and in movies — but do we know all there is to know about them? Of course not. These creatures of the shadows have kept their most shocking secrets hidden . . . until now. Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1479422991/ US Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01K815A3C
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Dracula Transformed & Other Bloodthirsty Tales features eleven vampire stories by Bram Stoker Award-winning author Mark McLaughlin and Bram Stoker Award finalist Michael McCarty. In these stories, they have unearthed many of the secrets of the bloodthirsty dead. In the novella Dracula Transformed, Dracula is brought back from beyond the grave in a manner that gives him startling new powers. Using these powers, he begins a bloody campaign of vengeance. In Lucy Transformed, you will learn of the relationship between Dracula and his daughter Zaleska, as well as his growing fondness for Lucy Westenra — a fondness that will seal Lucy’s doom. Even more vampiric

If you like vampires, werewolves, mummies … please check out I KISSED A GHOUL .. this book was on the Bram Stoker Final Ballot for Young Adult

You would think that being the mayor’s son would automatically make Tommy Wharton popular. If only! This horny, overweight high-school geek is the diametric opposite of popular — but that doesn’t stop him from trying to score with the chicks. After all, his dad’s position does lend a few sweet perks: use of his campaign van and credit card. The only thing that can — and does — get in the way of his raging hormones is the supernatural. Vampires. Werewolves. Succubi. Mummies. You name it, Tommy faced it. And walked away with his life and virginity intact. Will Tommy finally hook up with the girl of his dreams, or will his love-life remain thoroughly zombified?

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More Modern Mythmakers featured in Speculative Fiction Showcase

MORE MODERN MYTHMAKERS and myself were featured in the Speculative Fiction Showcase …

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Features Horror, Science Fiction and Dark Fantasy’s most influential writers and filmmakers interviewed about the art and craft of their genres.

The 25 interviews include Steve Alten, Reggie Bannister, Terry Brooks, Charles de Lint, Dennis Etchison, John Everson, Alan Dean Foster, Ray Garton, Sephera Giron, Owl Goingback, Charles Grant, Nancy Holder, Paul Kane, Ronald Kelly, Joe Lansdale, Bentley Little, Jeff Long, Jonathan Maberry, Elizabeth Massie, Larry Niven, William Stout, Jeff Strand, Harry Turtledove, J.N. Williamson, and Connie Willis.

Foreword by Gerard Houarner. Afterword by Jeffrey Thomas.

If you’re interested in books on writing, the horror genre, science fiction, famous authors, or even becoming a full time author, this book is a must-have.

More Modern Mythmakers is the sequel to 2015’s Modern Mythmakers by Michael McCarty, published by Crystal Lake Publishing.

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