Author Kenya Moss-Dyme joins me to discuss her horror short story collections. When I read Kenya’s short stories, I was so impressed by her effective use of surprise in her horror stories (Horror with a mean left hook). I had such a great time talking with Kenya and learning about her writing process and discussing her books.
- Kenya shares a bit about the first story she created and how it sparked her interest in writing.
- We explore why Kenya likes the horror genre.
- Kenya tells us about a project she is currently working on and the challenges this novella has presented.
- We talk about the difference between creating short stories and longer works. We look at how the writing process differs for each format.
- Kenya explains why she likes to write about people who bring horror instead of creatures.
- Kenya and I talk about her “mean left hook” she delivers in her stories and the element of surprise.
- “A Good Wife” is Kenya’s three book series that has an interesting origin. We talk about how the genre of this series is so different from her horror series.
- We follow up with a brief description of the “The Pulpit Chronicles: Prey for Me”. A dark story that is one push away from horror.
- In her story “The Devil Inside” Kenya uses her life experience as the catalyst for this horror story.
- Kenya share a touching story about how she recovered one of her first stories she ever wrote over 30 years ago. This story is included in her short story collection “Mix Tape”.
- We wrap up with Kenya telling us how the Facebook group “Colors in Darkness” has affected her writing life.
Kenya Moss-Dyme’s Website and Social Links
Kenya’s Website: Kenyawrites.com
Kenya’s Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/Kenya-Moss-Dyme/e/B00JXLJIB4/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1509412355&sr=8-1
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