How was your Mother's day? Great one here. My sweetie hubby and son bought me a new mouse, television (big one) and more. I had the cats, and dog and them around me solid until I about wanted to toss them out so I could have some peace! lol. Wrote all weekend in between my lovely time with my best two men. Funny how all other issues just don't matter when with my boys...on the positive as well...the second book of the series is almost finished and ready to go. Love those zombies! Never let it be said that writing is not a full time job. I was first published long ago, but didn't take writing as a full time job...unless you can devote the time...it doesn't help! But I wouldn't do anything else...it's rewarding and where else can I spend time (4 books worth) killing zeds in new and fun ways? Other books on my usual will follow and I can write more serious things about stalkers, obsessions and weird people doing insane things. People ask where I get ideas? Real life, Baby! People in real life are nutters and so things that are so very worth writing about...obsessions are interesting. People get a thought and then magnify it until it becomes their whole world and usually isn't even real...when they feel it slip away, they panic and do some crazy things and while you and I would get fast medication, they stalk and threaten and do some strange things that make no logical sense. Ted Bundy and McVey...Dahmer and many we have heard of, had obsessions and we see what they did. Psychopaths. But something I learned is that no matter how interesting these nuts are, the people who face them are more interesting...when pushed by the insane, what do they do to fight back? How do they leave their mark? What will they be pushed into doing? To me, that is the best of the story...what people do when pushed too far...when nice people flip and fight back...often in some pretty scary ways. I think Laymon wrote the best with that theme...and Ketchum has some that are scary and like that as well. But I have learned this much: If I were a victim of a nut, I would not give in and let go....let them do their worst...because if I go out, it's with a hell of a fight and someone is gonna take some damage. Besides...I have protection: My two boys, cats, dog and ferret that can bite! LOL If Manson had been bitten
Catt Dahman lives in Texas with her Husband, son, 4 cats (Ollie, T.S. Eliot, and Procol, and a dog named Levi. Catt writes horror, thrillers, spooky stories, and westerns.