Category Archive: Interviews

Something Weird is Heading Back to Providence: An Exclusive Preview of NecronomiCon 2017, Part I

NecronomiCon 2017 will be descending August 17-20 on Providence, RI in the United States. The biannual convention began as a celebration of H.P. Lovecraft but now has expanded its programming to cover the broad tapestry of Weird Fiction from classic authors to the contemporary Weird Renaissance. As such, it’s evolved into closest thing to a …

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Interview: Graphic Questions – Tim Seeley, creator of Hack/Slash

We sat down with Tim Seeley, creator of Hack/Slash and Revival (among others), to ask him a few questions about the horror genre in graphic novels as well as his own work. How did you get started in the comics industry? TS: After college, I was working at a children’s book company, and doing some …

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Interview: Kate McHale, Science-Fiction & Fantasy Purchaser at Waterstones

Since 2008, the retail sector has been hit time and time again as well loved stores have succumbed to the financial crash. With major retail outlets such as Woolworths, Virgin and Borders collapsing and disappearing from the high street in the UK, it seems that entertainment stores are reducing more quickly than others. With this …

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Interview: Tom Rory Parsons of Small Town Horror

In this exclusive interview, we visit with Tom Rory Parsons, the man responsible for the stunning original music for the Small Town Horror Podcast. Tom was gracious enough to answer our questions as well as provide some music samples for you to enjoy.  Small Town Horror Theme Music How did you get your start with …

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Interview: Ramsey Campbell

Simon Bestwick recently chatted with the legendary British horror writer, Ramsey Campbell. Author of such classics as The Parasite, The Influence, The Face That Must Die, Ancient Images, and more recently, Ghosts Know, Holes for Faces, The Booking, and the forthcoming The Searching Dead, Campbell has won more awards for his writing than any other …

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Interview: Josh Malerman, Part II – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bird Box, and I Can Taste the Blood

This is part two of Shane Douglas Keene’s interview with Josh Malerman. Malerman is the author of the breakout debut novel, Bird Box, and has stories published in the recent anthologies Lost Signals from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, and in Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories from Crystal Lake Publishing. He’s also got a story in the …

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Interview: Josh Malerman, Part I – Songwriting, Horror Fiction, and Rock and Roll

Josh Malerman is an individual who needs little introduction to the horror community at large. His novel, Bird Box, is one of the most remarkable and unique visions of a post-apocalyptic world that’s ever been penned, and it’s also one of the best debut novels to come along in recent years. That book received high …

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Interview: John F. D. Taff, Part II – Short Fiction, Inspiration, and Editing

This is part two of Shane Douglas Keene’s interview with John F. D. Taff. Taff is the author of numerous novels, novellas, and short stories, including the groundbreaking novella collection, The End In All Beginnings. Recently, he’s branched out into the editing field, co-editing the extremely unique novella anthology, I Can Taste The Blood, with …

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Interview: John F. D. Taff on Writing, Horror Fiction, and Why He’s Called the King of Pain

Though he’s been called an overnight success by some, John F. D. Taff has been writing dark fiction, primarily in the short form, for more than 25 years now, with stories appearing in numerous magazines and anthologies, including  Cemetery Dance, Eldritch Tales, Morpheus Tales, Deathrealm, Schrodinger’s Mouse, Night Chills, Big Pulp and One Buck Horror, …

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Interview: Graham Masterton on Extreme Horror, Forensics and Series Characters

This is Part Two of Simon Bestwick’s interview with Graham Masterton. Masterton is the author of the horror classic, The Manitou, and has recently turned his hand to crime novels. White Bones, set in Ireland, was a Kindle phenomenon, selling over 100,000 copies in a month. This was followed by Broken Angels, Red Light, Taken …

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Interview: Graham Masterton on Writing, Research and Violence

Graham Masterton is mainly recognized for his horror novels but he has also been a prolific writer of thrillers, disaster novels and historical epics, as well as one of the world’s most influential series of sex instruction books. He became a newspaper reporter at the age of seventeen and was appointed editor of Penthouse magazine …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Shaun Meeks

Shaun Meeks lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, model and Burlesque performer, Mina LaFleur. Together they own and operate their company L’Atelier de LaFleur. Shaun has been writing for many years now and is a member of the Horror Writers Association. He is the author of Shutdown and the novelette, Down on the Farm. …

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