Graffiti Sonata

Scary Stories for a Good Cause: Gene O'Neill on "Graffiti Sonata"

Tell us a little about your story, “Graffiti Sonata.”

An artist is under stress; he’s lost his ability to make art, and his wife and child are leaving him. Incidentally he notices some strange freeway graffiti that moves. The two events overlap. 

Was there any specific inspiration for the graffiti in your story?

I was looking at some Freeway graffiti and thought what if graffiti moved? The story is built around that what if . . .

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