Meet the Writer Interview: Shaun Meeks

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Shaun Meeks is the author of AT THE GATES OF MADNESS, BROTHER’S ILK, DOWN ON THE FARM, SHUTDOWN, THE GATE AT LAKE DRIVE and “And Midian Whispered Its Name” appearing in MIDIAN UNMADE: TALES OF CLIVE BARKER’S NIGHTBREED, edited by Joseph Nassise.

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Originally posted on This Is Horror:

The-Gate-at-Lake-Drive-front-cover-1Shaun Meeks lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, model and Burlesque performer, Mina LaFleur. Together they own and operate their company L’Atelier de LaFleur. Shaun has been writing for many years now and is a member of the Horror Writers Association. He is the author of Shutdown and the novelette, Down on the Farm. 

What first attracted you to horror writing?

When I was younger I found a copy of Night Shift by Stephen King. My brother had picked it up and I was intrigued by the cover. At the time, I already loved watching old horror movies like I Was a Teenage Frankenstein, The Blob and any of the Hammer flicks. I had never thought about writing though until I started reading that book. There was something in those stories that sparked a fire in my mind and I gave it a shot. This was all the way back when I was in grade four…

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