#AuThorsday with A.B. Funkhauser

Sunshine Somerville

IMG_20160108_214128_0Today I’d like to welcome “brilliant and wacky writer” A.B. Funkhauser, author of Heuer Lost and Found.

Can you give us your quickest description of your book? 

I write gonzo mortuary revenge fiction with a hint of pas de deux.

That’s one I’ve never heard before!  What is involved in this genre/kind of writing?

Gonzo journalism was pioneered and advanced by the late great Hunter S. Thompson of Rolling Stone Magazine fame.  The basic tenet of gonzo is to shine a light on something that is held near and dear and make it more accessible through HUMOR.  These can be cherished moments, sacred cows, or pet peeves, which means the gonzo is free to wander through both positive and negative territory.  Because subtext is as important as story in gonzo, something greater than the action is featured.  More often the hero must win, or the joy is lost; hence, the…

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