Category: Podcast

TIH 034: Nathan Ballingrud on The Visible Filth, Stephen King Novels and Story Endings

Nathan Ballingrud

In this podcast Nathan Ballingrud talks about his forthcoming This Is Horror novella The Visible Filth, Stephen King Novels, Story Endings and why he doesn’t like writers writing stories about writers.  About Nathan Ballingrud Nathan Ballingrud is an American writer of horror and dark fantasy. His first book, the short story collection North American Lake Monsters, was …

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TIH 033: To Watch Is Madness by Bob Pastorella

To Watch Is Madness Bob Pastorella

In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of the short story ‘To Watch Is Madness’, written and narrated by Bob Pastorella. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has been featured in The Booked. Anthology, Warmed & Bound: A Velvet Anthology, and In …

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TIH 032: Richard Thomas on Editing, Narrative Point of View and Literary Agents

In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about editing, narrative point of view and literary agents.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi),Transubstantiate(Otherworld Publications), and two short story collections, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) and Herniated Roots (Snubnose Press), as well as one novella in The …

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TIH 031: Richard Thomas on Writing Disintegration, Short Stories and Narrative Voice

Disintegration Richard Thomas

In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about writing his forthcoming novel Disintegration, crafting short stories, narrative voice and his short story ‘Asking For Forgiveness’.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi),Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications), and two short story collections, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) and Herniated Roots …

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TIH 030: Asking For Forgiveness by Richard Thomas

In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of ‘Asking For Forgiveness’ written and narrated by Richard Thomas. ‘Asking For Forgiveness’ first appeared on the Menacing Hedge website. You can read it here. About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi), Transubstantiate(Otherworld Publications), and two …

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TIH 029: Stephen Graham Jones on Writing Fiction, Dialogue and Personal Development

In this podcast Stephen Graham Jones talks about dialogue, what to and what not to do when writing, creating vs editing mode, daily habits and how fitness helps facilitate the creative process. You can listen to Stephen Graham Jones’ short story ‘Thirteen’ in Episode 28.  Listen to our first podcast interview with Stephen Graham Jones …

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TIH 028: Thirteen by Stephen Graham Jones

In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of ‘Thirteen’ written and narrated by Stephen Graham Jones. ‘Thirteen’ is the opening story in Stephen’s short story collection After The People Lights Have Gone Off published by Dark House Press.  About Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones is the author of fifteen and a half …

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TIH 027: J David Osborne on Publishing, Daily Rituals and Making Reading Sexy

Broken River Books Wave 3

In this podcast J David Osborne talks about the year ahead for Broken River Books, daily rituals and the reading resurgence. This is part two of our two part interview with J David Osborne. Please download TIH 026: J David Osborne on Kickstarting An Indy Press. About J David Osborne J David Osborne runs the small press …

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TIH 026: J David Osborne on Kickstarting An Indy Press

In this podcast J David Osborne talks about kickstarting Broken River Books, a day in the life of a publisher, outsourcing, redefining genre and much more. This is part one of a two-part interview. The second part will air next week on Tuesday 20 January 2015.  About J David Osborne J David Osborne runs the small …

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TIH 025: Richard Thomas on The Do’s and Don’ts of Short Story Writing

In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about horror writing in Transylvania, sending our horror fiction and what you should and shouldn’t do when writing short stories.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi), Transubstantiate (Otherworld Publications), and two short story collections, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken …

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TIH 024: Joe & Me Written and Narrated by David Moody

Joe & Me by David Moody

In this podcast This Is Horror and Infected Books proudly present Joe & Me written and narrated by David Moody.  Joe & Me Synopsis Joe is anything but an ordinary eight year old. His father’s a stay-at-home Dad and his mom’s going to save the world. Forced to live in cramped quarters after the military …

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TIH 023: Adam Millard on Bizarro, Splatterpunk, The Human Santapede and Christmas Horror

Adam Millard and Larry

In this podcast Adam Millard discusses his christmas release, The Human Santapede, the evolution of his publishing house Crowded Quarantine, the state of bizarro, splatterpunk, Christmas horror recommendations and much more. About Adam Millard Adam Millard is the author of twenty novels, ten novellas, and more than a hundred short stories, which can be found …

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TIH 022: Horror and Comedy with Jasper Bark and David James Keaton

In this podcast we sit down with two award-winning authors, Jasper Bark and David James Keaton, to discuss horror, comedy and the link between the two. Topics [02:22] Interview starts and participants de-robe (yes, you read that right) [04:55] The physicality of horror and humour [07:38] The Thai cooking analogy [12:24] Psycho [17:45] Worst date …

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TIH 021: David Moody and Wayne Simmons Interview

In this podcast we sit down with David Moody and Wayne Simmons to talk about all things genre and much more. Topics [03:25] Interview start [04:20] How David and Wayne first met [07:57] The initial draft of Drop Dead Gorgeous  [13:07] Scardiff [33:50] David’s worst review [42:20] eBooks and the younger generation [01:14:30] Fostering community spirit …

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TIH 020: Simon Bestwick on Writing Serials, Joel Lane and Plotting

Simon Bestwick

In this podcast we interview Simon Bestwick, author of The Faceless. We talk about Simon’s Black Mountain serial from Spectral Press, the writing process, comedy and horror, and Joel Lane. Apologies for the audio issues. No apologies for Simon’s strong Northern accent. Topics [02:37] Interview start [03:06] Black Mountain [05:35] Writing as the character ‘Simon Bestwick’ [11:20] …

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