Ray Bradbury died today, and obviously, and I’d planned on writing a blurb about how his work had a huge influence on me in so many ways: I once was so inspired by his story “The Lake” I scribbled a short story of my own in the margins of my copy of The October Country, for example. But Jen’s thoughts were so chilling and thought-provoking, I decided to share hers instead.

About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies; her traditionally published books include a short story collection, THE SHADOWS BEHIND. She was the recipient of three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She serves as co-host of the DARK DISCUSSIONS podcast, as founding editor of the dark literary journal 34 ORCHARD, and is a member of the New England Horror Writers. Follow her adventures at kristipetersenschoonover.com.

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