Women In Horror Month – Interview with Joan De La Haye

Here’s my women in horror month interview.



Welcome back, folks. I’d like to now shine the spotlight on South African horror writer, Joan De La Haye. Thanks for stopping by my blog to answer a few questions, Joan!

Q. Tell us a little about yourself and your background?
Well … I’m South African. I live in the capital city, Pretoria, with my two cats.
I was raised in Germany, Namibia, and Austria. My parents were South African diplomats so I had a pretty interesting childhood.
I studied art and design, and I’m also a qualified clinical hypnotherapist.
I write pretty dark, and twisted, horror.
Q. What draws you to horror generally, and was there a defining moment where something made you think “Fuck it, I’m writing a horror story!”?  
When I was growing up I always thought I’d write more literary fiction or crime novels. I never pictured myself writing horror. But then when I sat down to write…

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