No we are not among the list of local writers and authors included in the library bash to celebrate our talents as just local folks. The literary giants that walk among us see it fit not include a simple horror writer like me.
I guess my head isn't pointy enough for that tri-cornered hat.
According to several in the arts scene I am one step lower than a pornographer.
Recently I spoke with another gentlemen who relayed his parallel experiences as a horror and science fiction writer in his own town.
Mundane story telling's discrimination against horror, science fiction and fantasy writers is age old. I could tell about some of those writers who did all they could to demean the work of our forefathers but frankly those frothing at the mouth bigots have all been forgotten.