October 04, 2023
Music, Automation, and Writing With a Satellite Mindset
Technology drained away my love of new music with the promise of access. That’s why I didn’t see it happening. Logging on to my subscription streaming service, I’m greeted with abundance—playlists ...
October 02, 2023
October 2023 Writer in Residence Peter Counter on Writing After the Unthinkable
Peter Counter was on a perfectly normal family vacation when the unthinkable happened: a stranger shot Counter's father, leaving Counter to drag him, wounded and bleeding, to safety. It was a moment ...
November 10, 2020
"My Mind Instinctively Starts in Halloween Mode" Peter Counter on Horror as a Safe Space
Just because spooky season is over doesn't mean you have to pivot to Lifetime movies and all things feel-good. If you're someone who loves a good shiver up your spine in any month, you won't want to miss Peter ...
October 31, 2020
Book Therapy: Peter Counter’s Be Scared of Everything
“Life is all we have and, because we can’t contrast our experience with its absence, its value is unknowable. That’s what makes life a horror show.”—Peter Counter, Be Scared of Everything Lately ...