Category: Interviews

Meet The Writer Interview: Slade Grayson

Slade Grayson has worked a series of dead-end jobs, but only truly felt comfortable writing. Currently, he is a stay-at-home dad of a precocious not-quite-two-year-old boy. Occasionally, he writes books and movie reviews. What first attracted you to horror writing? I enjoy writing stories in different genres, but there’s a sense of urgency and suspense in …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Erik Hofstatter

Erik Hofstatter is a dark fiction writer, who dwells in a beauteous and serenading Garden of England, where he can be frequently encountered consuming reckless amounts of mead and tyrannizing local peasantry. At a young age, he built a Viking longship and journeyed myriad sea miles away from native land in search of plunder and …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Marcus Leighton

Marc Leighton

Marcus Leighton is a writer and lover of both horror books and films. He has two forthcoming publications with Permuted Press, the Between Place (March 2015) and Hag (December 2015). What first attracted you to horror writing? I would say my love for the genre attracted me to horror writing. I have always been a big …

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Meet The Writer Interview: James Master

James Master

James Master is a 28-year-old married man from Northern Indiana with a passion for writing. He is a full-time student working a full-time job while maintaining a writing career. What first attracted you to horror writing? Horror provides the reader an outlet to accept what scares them and deal with their phobias. A writer can …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Stephen Kozeniewski

Stephen Kozeniewski (pronounced “causin’ ooze key”) lives with his wife and two cats in Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the modern zombie. During his time as a Field Artillery officer, he served for three years in Oklahoma and one in Iraq, where due to what he assumes was a clerical error, he was awarded the Bronze …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Emily Goodwin

Emily Goodwin is an international bestselling author of nine titles, in genres ranging from romance to horror. Emily’s Contagium Series won awards for best horror series, best kick-ass female lead, best gore, best zombies, and best series at the Contagious Reads 2014 Horror Con. Emily resides in Indiana with her husband, daughter, dog, and horses. …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Norman Dixon

Norman Dixon is a classically trained Cartoonist with a BA in Ilustration/Cartooning from the School of Visual Arts. He is an artist, author and father of two amazing little girls.  What first attracted you to horror writing? The obvious answer here is Stephen King’s IT, but more than that I think it was also David …

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Meet The Writer Interview: SP Durnin

SP Durnin

SP Durnin enjoys running, martial arts and practises parkour in his spare time. He loves sci-fi/horror/fantasy novels, and is utterly captivated with the idea of hungry, mobile, man-eating corpses. If a book is about zombies or some kind of apocalypse? Yeah, he’s most likely going to give it a read. What first attracted you to horror writing? …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Brandon Tietz

Brandon Tietz is the author of Out of Touch and Good Sex, Great Prayers. His short fiction has been widely published, appearing in Warmed and Bound, Amsterdamned If You Do, Spark (vol. II), and most recently, Burnt Tongues, the Chuck Palahniuk anthology. Visit him at www.brandontietz.com What first attracted you to horror writing? It sort …

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Behind The Sound Interview: Kevin Riepl

Composer Kevin Riepl will be best known to film fans as the man behind the excellent music to movies such as The Aggression Scale and Silent Night (both directed by Stephen C Miller) and Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero (due out next month). He’s also an extremely successful composer of video game scores, and can …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Jake Bible

Jake Bible Lives in Asheville, NC USA with his wife and two children. He is the author of the popular Z-Burbia series and Mega series by Severed Press and the forthcoming Little Dead Man YA zombie novel and the ScareScapes series by Permuted Press. What first attracted you to horror writing? Poe and my love …

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Behind The Sound Interview: Matthew Llewellyn

What was the first soundtrack or composition that you listened to and how did it affect you? It’s hard to say because I’ve been listening to music for my entire life. My mom always likes to tell stories about playing Mozart in my room when I was a baby, haha. I think the first time …

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Interview: Andre Duza, April 2014

Andre Duza

We recently caught up with Andre Duza, the author of Necro Sex Machines and Jesus Freaks. Duza’s work has been published in many magazines, including Undead and Chainsaw Magazine. At the beginning of this interview, Andre speaks bravely and honestly of a traumatic childhood experience, which was the catalyst to writing from a very young …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Craig Wallwork

 Craig Wallwork is the author of the short story collection Quintessence of Dust, Gory Hole and the novels To Die Upon a Kiss and The Sound of Loneliness. His fiction has appeared in various anthologies, journals and magazines. He is also the fiction editor at Menacing Hedge Magazine. He currently resides in West Yorkshire, England. …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone

Born in Kenya, Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone lives and works in London. She is a partner of Apis Books, an independent publishing company for shorter fiction, and a teacher of creative writing at City University. Home, a story about the manipulation of neglect, is Rebekah’s first novel. She is currently working on her second novel and a …

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