Stanley Wiater has culled well-selected quotations from his interviews with horror’s creators. These include major influences; the day-to-day work of writing; choosing a form; fame and fortune; the game of making movies; sex and death; censorship; personal fears; surprising advice; and the function of horror. 50 plus horror personalities including King, Bradbury, Koontz, Barker, Gaiman, and Rice. Originally published as Dark Thoughts: On Writing. Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Non-fiction.