Dark Dreamers: Conversations on Writing is one of the seminal books of the horror genre. Stanley sat down the giants of the horror field in the ’80s and ’90s for these interviews. The ebook edition of the book has just been published by Crossroad Press.
From the publisher:
Dark Dreamers on Writing contains interviews of several prominent authors in the horror genre including Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Clive Barker, Dean R. Koontz, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Jack Ketchum, Richard Matheson, Peter Straub, and many other masters of the genre. The authors discuss their influences, creative visions, how they handle fame and fortune, personal fears, where they get their ideas, and their overall approach to writing.
Also included are a list of the author’s 113 favorite horror and dark fantasy novels and almost 40 recommended short story collections.