Modern Mythmakers: Interviews with Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and Filmmakers

Modern Mythmakers: Interviews with Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and Filmmakers

by Michael McCarty
     
 

This collection of original interviews, appropriate for libraries and fans alike, provides first-hand accounts from many of the entertainment industry's most influential writers, filmmakers, and entertainers. Interviewees include horror film icons Elvira and Herschell Gordon Lewis; world-renowned science fiction and fantasy authors Ray Bradbury, Laurell K. Hamilton

Overview

This collection of original interviews, appropriate for libraries and fans alike, provides first-hand accounts from many of the entertainment industry's most influential writers, filmmakers, and entertainers. Interviewees include horror film icons Elvira and Herschell Gordon Lewis; world-renowned science fiction and fantasy authors Ray Bradbury, Laurell K. Hamilton, and John Saul; and many others. The 26 alphabetized interviews are accompanied by a brief introduction, several quotes from the interviewee's industry peers, and the interviewee's complete bibliography or filmography. Also included are a foreword by The Amazing Kreskin and an afterword by two-time Bram Stoker Award winner Charlee Jacob.

Editorial Reviews

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McCarty is back and stronger than ever...when Michael McCarty sets out to write a book, he is unstoppable; he takes a no-holds-barred, yet professional approach to his work, ensuring that the reader will not be disappointed in spending their hard-earned coin...a must-read, must-have book
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"McFarland publishers simply puts out some of the best books on genre films and TV and one of their latest is Modern Mythmakers."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786434978
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Michael McCarty is a former stand-up comedian, musician and managing editor of a music magazine. He holds the David R. Collins Literary Achievement Award from the Midwest Writing Center. The author of 20 books and numerous articles, he lives in Rock Island, Illinois.

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