Shadows at the Door – Author Interview With Kris Holt

24 Feb

K.B Goddard

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It’s time for another author interview in my Shadows at the Door series. Today we meet author and editor Kris Holt.

When did you first fall in love with the horror genre?

The first horror authors that spring to mind for me are contemporary ones – Stephen King, Dean Koontz. It’s only since I started writing horror myself that I’ve learned about earlier classics, such as Poe, M.R. James and H.P. Lovecraft. My first interest in horror was playing Resident Evil as a teenager. Back then I was amazed to find out how much people enjoy being scared.

Which subgenre/s of horror would you say your work falls into?

I’ve never been a fan of really gory films or books – most recongisable interaction is non-violent, so I like psychological horror best. The kind that builds around completely oblivious characters until the very…last…moment…

What is it about the horror…

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