Category: Podcast

TIH 040: A Pound of Flesh Written and Narrated by Fred Venturini

The Heart Does Not Grow Back Fred Venturini

In this podcast Fred Venturini reads his short story ‘A Pound of Flesh’ taken from the This Is Horror 2013 Anthology of the Year The Booked Anthology. About Fred Venturini Fred Venturini grew up in Patoka, Illinois. The Heart Does Not Grow Back, his debut novel, was released in 2014. His short fiction has been published in …

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TIH 039: Bob Pastorella on Weird Crime, Writing Groups and Great Storytelling

Bob Pastorella

In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about weird crime, writing critique groups and great storytelling. 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 Search of A City: Los Angeles In 1000 Words. …

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TIH 038: Andrew Pyper on Being A New York Times Bestseller, The Damned and Researching Sociopaths

Andrew Pyper

In this podcast Andrew Pyper talks about his success as a New York Times Bestselling Author, his brand new novel The Damned, researching sociopaths, and much more.  About Andrew Pyper Born in Stratford, Ontario, Andrew Pyper is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Damned and The Demonologist (a #1 National Bestseller in Canada and winner …

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TIH 037: Josh Malerman on The Film Adaptation of Bird Box, Story Ideas and Intimidating Writers

Josh Malerman

In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Universal Studios and the film adaptation of Bird Box, his novella Ghastle and Yule and writers that intimidate him.  About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman is the author of the novel Bird Box and the novella Ghastle and Yule. He’s also the lead singer/songwriter for the band the High Strung. …

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TIH 036: Nathan Ballingrud on The Visible Filth, His Second Collection and What Writers Should and Shouldn’t Do

The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud

In this podcast Nathan Ballingrud talks about The Visible Filth, His Second Collection, Winning The Shirley Jackson Award and What Writers Should and Shouldn’t Do. 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 published in 2013 by Small …

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TIH 035: Josh Malerman on Bird Box, The ‘Horror’ Label and Overnight Success

Bird Box

In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Bird Box, the Horror label, overnight success, music, comedy, horror soundtracks, live readings and so much more!  About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman is the author of the novel Bird Box and the novella Ghastle and Yule. He’s also the lead singer/songwriter for the band the High Strung. He lives …

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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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