Just in case you even for a moment thought Lisa Unger would respond and Michael Slade wouldn’t, here’s a post from the Master of Horror himself:
That’s what good books and good teachers do, right? Pass on the passion from one generation to the next! By the way, that talk of Slade’s I went to in 2005? “Fear of deformity (like scissors to your eyes)” was on the list! Just to give you something to think about . . . ba-dump, ba-dump. Ba-dump, ba-dump….!!!!!