Then, today, I broke my years-long message board moratorium to pop over to the Shocklines board just to quickly look up some WHC information. There, I saw a whole thread devoted to my good friend sarahlangan's novel The Keeper. I decided to click on it to see what people were saying, and I saw this:
Sarah resptored my faith in women horror authors.
I know this could come across as sexist or even be interpreted as misogynistic but some ( wouldn't couldn't be further from the truth BTW ), but I was begining to think that the women in the genre weren't writing anything unless it featured vampires & romance or werewolves & sex or vampire women detectives in a romance with a sexy werewolf ... You get the idea.
But, THE KEEPER got me excited about female authors work in the genre again for the first time in a few years.
Huh. Yeah. I think it's going to be another year, at least, before I look at a horror message board again.