An essay by James Patrick Kelly on the writing of his short story ‘Monsters’.
Heroes aren’t always as they seem; often they’re ordinary people reacting to circumstances beyond their control or pursuing their only option. These stories upend traditional concepts of courage, honor, love, death, enchantment, and terror.
E.D. Walker is the author of The Beauty’s Beast Series of fairy tale retellings that begins with Enchanting the King. She’s a total geek, a movie buff, and a mediocre swing dancer. E.D. lives with her husband and two spoiled housecats in LA.