Podcast Episode 20: His Own Take on Storytelling

Ed MorawskiIn which Carma Spence, The Genre Traveler, converses with author Ed Morawski. A U.S. Air Force veteran, serving eight years in locations as diverse as California and Vietnam, Ed is an expert in electronic security with more than 35 years experience in the industry. The conversation covers his books — View, A Paranormal Romance; Avenue of the Gods, an alien invasion tale, and Clones Don’t Fall in Love — as well as dreams as inspiration for stories, writing from a “real life” first-person perspective, rebelling against traditional rules in telling a story, sacrifices and missing people.

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Duration: 27:26
File Size: 31.4MB

Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Dreams as inspiration
    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was inspired by a dream, as was Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Many of Stephen King’s tales have been inspired by dreams. In The Genre Traveler Podcast Episode 18, J.G. Faherty talked about dreams as inspiration for his stories.
  • The Tale of the Body Thief
    This is the book in The Vampire Chronicles series that introduced Lestat’s dog.

  • Jaycee Dugard, kidnapped at 11 years old and found 18 years later

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About the author

As The Genre Traveler, Carma Spence loves to view the world through Genre-Coloured glasses. In other words, she sees the world through a lens of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, where trash cans can be Daleks in disguise and neighborhood forests can harbor faeries and sprites. Magic realism is real! Or at least you can choose to see the world that way to add to the fun and awe of life.