Interview with Igor Comunale

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I read that I can remember was an episode of "Chose you adventure", a book with multiple stories and choices to make that could change the outcome of the book.
How do you approach cover design?
If I can I look for some good illustrator and choose with him the best cover to design. I think it's important to search for professional advice.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
"The Lord of the Rings" because it's my favourite fantasy book.
"Dracula" for the dark and gothic atmosphere.
"It" becaus it's a damned masterpiece.
"A Song of Ice and Fire" for its complexity.
All the stories by Lovecraft for the author's philosophical and scientific theories.
What do you read for pleasure?
Every kind of fantasy, horror or sci-fi books!
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I'm using iPad because I like very much how the screen is simply... big!
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Internet marketing.
Describe your desk
My desk is always full of strange things. At this time I have here two fake horns, two witch noses, pencils, pens all around!
When did you first start writing?
When I was ten.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Dark fantasy, really really dark! An investigation about some very strange murders.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To create stories. To work with my own fantasy.
Published 2014-04-10.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mysterious prisoner, locked up for years in the same small underground room, without light, with very little food other than mice and insects, sees materializing a glimmer of freedom. Who has locked him up? Why was he imprisoned? But the bigger mystery for the prisoner is his own identity: who am I? The mystery unfolds in a succession of horrors until the impossible truth.
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: Italian. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Un misterioso prigioniero, da anni rinchiuso nella stessa minuscola stanza sotterranea, senza luce, con ben poco cibo a parte topi e insetti, vede concretizzarsi uno spiraglio di libertà. Chi lo ha rinchiuso? Perché l'ha fatto? Ma il mistero ancora più grande per il prigioniero è la priopria identità: chi sono io? Il mistero si svela in un susseguirsi di orrori fino all'impossibile verità.
Luce Porpora
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: Italian. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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