Rob Ciano is a writer/ director/ producer from New Jersey. His work includes indie thriller feature film "Shimmer," the short film "Blackout," which was licensed by Showtime, and the documentary “Real For Us: Fandom, Friendship, and the Boy Who Lived.” He is currently finishing his second feature film, “Twenty-Nine.”

[Creator Corner]

Crafting a Different Kind of Scare

Growing up, I had a strange fear. At night, laying in bed, the tiny, intermittently blinking LED light on the smoke detector scared the heck out of me. Maybe because it was associated with something scary, which was fire. Maybe the red light made me think of danger. Whatever the case, if that tiny blinking