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Three Tales Of The Ghostly, Ghastly And Ghoulish

by John Baxter
Aug 10, 2011 (All Things Considered)

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When people hear you're a writer, they often ask "where do you get your ideas?"

I sometimes wonder too, but in most cases I curb my curiosity. The eccentric private lives of certain authors, their unconventional lifestyles, their all-round touch of strange carry an implied warning — my friend, you don't want to know.

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