Friday, October 17, 2008
13 Questions with A.M. Jenkins
Bio: A.M. Jenkins likes Halloween best out of all the holidays. It
requires little work, and the payoff is tons of chocolate.
1) what's your book about?
I've got three out right now that deal with the supernatural:
Night Road ("vampires" take a newbie on a road trip).
Repossessed (demon takes over a teenager's body).
Beating Heart (dead girl stalks living guy).
2) favorite Halloween candy?
Right now, Milky Ways.
3) favorite spooky novel?
For spooky, I like true crime. Nothing says scary to me like serial killers.
4) fangs or fur?
Me personally, I'd be a werewolf. But if I had to choose a romantic
partner, I'd choose a vampire just to be on the safe side. I'm not sure
how much body hair werewolves have normally.
5) Monster Mash, Thriller, or The Time Warp?
Werewolves of London!
6) cape or no cape?
No cape, not nowadays. That's just freakin' weird.
7) Bela Lugosi or Gary Oldman?
8) Trick or Treat?
Treat (see above, #2)
9) favorite costume?
Anything with fake gore. The gorier the better.
10) favorite scary movie or television show?
Scariest movie ever: The Changeling, with George C. Scott.
11) what really scares you? (like spiders or the dark or whatever)
City ordinances about not wearing saggy pants. I lie awake nights,
terrified that my tax dollars are being used to nag somebody about their
12) what’s your favorite way to spend Halloween night?
Handing out stuff that's not candy, like glow-in-the-dark eyeballs,
while I eat the candy I bought to give out.
13) what’s the scariest thing that ever happened to you?
Having to give a keynote dinner speech to 400 sleepy, full-bellied