Lisa Morton, President of the Horror Writers Association (HWA) has been a writer for approximately 30 years. She is a short stories, as well as nonfiction author, two genres she adores. The award-winning prose writer and filmmaker started a career in film as a modelmaker for Star Trek and went on to write and produce original content for Disney Channel, as well as many films, including Adventures in Dinosaur City and Tornado City. She also has worked with many theater companies. Morton’s breakout in the book world occurred when she wrote the first-ever Halloween Encyclopedia.
The self-proclaimed Halloween expert chatted with So Booking Cool about her progressive career and passion for the HWA; the association includes the famous Bram Stoker Awards (a tribute to the author of Dracula) which stems from Bram Stoker Con. Check out the full interview with Morton to learn more about the awards, her thoughts on the categories, her advice for horror writers, and the various HWA initiatives!