Category: Podcast

TIH 158: Andy Davidson on Vampires in Fiction, Daily Habits, and Best Writing Advice

TIH 158 Andy Davidson on Vampires in Fiction, Daily Habits, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about vampires in fiction, daily habits, and his best writing advice. About Andy Davidson Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2004 with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in print and online journals. His first novel, …

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TIH 157: Andy Davidson on In the Valley of the Sun, Childhood Memories, and Writing Motivation

TIH 157 Andy Davidson on In the Valley of the Sun, Childhood Memories, and Writing Motivation

In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about his new novel In the Valley of the Sun, childhood memories, writing motivation, and much more. About Andy Davidson Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2004 with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in print …

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TIH 156: Tony McMillen on Heavy Metal and Horror, Best Failure, and Nefarious Twit

TIH 156 Tony McMillen on Heavy Metal and Horror, Best Failure, and Nefarious Twit

In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about horror and heavy metal, his best failure, Nefarious Twit, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, and the comic book Oblivion Suite. Show notes [02:05] Adrian Shotbolt, via Patreon, asks what the best song that incorporates the augmented fourth …

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[Preview] SU 002: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

SU 002 Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Our latest episode of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing unboxes and analyses Rosemary’s Baby. You can get full access to the three-hour plus episodoe for $3 on Patreon, but perhaps you’re on the edge, here’s a forty-minute preview to give you a taster. Get access to the full episode on Patreon …

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TIH 155: Tony McMillen on An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, and Word Horde

TIH 155 Tony McMillen on An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, and Word Horde

In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, Word Horde, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, and the comic book Oblivion Suite. Show notes [03:20] Interview start/initial interest in the arts [05:50] Relationship between heavy metal and horror [16:50] …

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TIH 154: Nick Gucker on Advice for Artists, Yokai, and Conventions

TIH 154 Nick Gucker on Advice for Artists, Yokai, and Conventions

In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about yokai, conventions, and gives advice to artists. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird fiction publications. His illustrations embellish publications from Word Horde, Spectral, Deadite, Swallowdown, Eraserhead, Perilous, Splatterpunk, Blysster, Uncle Mike’s Woldwide, Ulthar, Eryx, Martian …

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TIH 153: Nick Gucker on Art and Illustration, Weird Fiction, and Monster Magnet

TIH 153 Nick Gucker on Art and Illustrations, Weird Fiction, and Monster Magnet

In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about art, weird fiction, Monster Magnet, and much more. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird fiction publications. His illustrations embellish publications from Word Horde, Spectral, Deadite, Swallowdown, Eraserhead, Perilous, Splatterpunk, Blysster, Uncle Mike’s Woldwide, Ulthar, Eryx, …

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TIH 152: Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

TIH 152 Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about writing quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and his best writing advice. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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TIH 151: Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

TIH 151 Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about horror as escapism, Hollywood screenwriting, literary fiction, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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TIH 150: Philip Fracassi on Biggest Fears, Story Structure, and Screenwriting

TIH 150 Philip Fracassi on Biggest Fears, Story Structure, and Screenwriting

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about his biggest fears, story structure, screenwriting, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in November 2016, …

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TIH 149: Jon Padgett on The Secret of Ventriloquism, Weird Fiction, and Eckhart Tolle

TIH 149 Jon Padgett on The Secret of Ventriloquism, Weird Fiction, and Eckhart Tolle

In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about The Secret of Ventriloquism, weird fiction, Eckhart Tolle, and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, and two cats. Padgett is the founder and longtime administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online, and has been the first publisher …

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TIH 148: Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

TIH 148 Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about Thomas Ligotti, writing lessons, impostor syndrome and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, and two cats. Padgett is the founder and longtime administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online, and has been the first publisher for …

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TIH 147: Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

TIH 147 Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about creating characters, masculinity, Albert Camus, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, is coming in …

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TIH 146: Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

TIH 146 Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about his first experiences with horror, his novel Stranded, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, …

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TIH 145: J.S. Breukelaar on Aletheia, Crystal Lake Publishing, and Teaching Creative Writing

TIH 145 J.S. Breukelaar on Aletheia, Crystal Lake Publishing, and Teaching Creative Writing

In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about her brand new novel Aletheia, working with Crystal Lake Publishing, teaching Creative Writing, and much more. About J.S. Breukelaar JS Breukelaar is the author of Aletheia (Crystal Lake Publishing) and American Monster (Lazy Fascist Press), and Ink (Les Editions du Zaparogue), as well as numerous short stories, essays, and poems. …

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