Category: Podcast

TIH 124: Ray Cluley on Authentic Storytelling, Researching Locations and Short Story Writing

TIH 124 Ray Cluley on Authentic Storytelling, Researching Locations and Short Story Writing

In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about full-time and part-time writing, authentic storytelling, research for stories and much more. About Ray Cluley Ray Cluley has been published in Black Static, Interzone and Crimewave from TTA Press, Shadows & Tall Trees from Undertow Press, and Icarus from Lethe Press, as well as featuring in a variety of anthologies. …

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TIH 123: Writers’ Craft Talk: Writing Suspenseful Scenes with 16 Writers

TIH 123 Writers' Craft Talk- Writing Suspenseful Scenes with 16 Writers

In this podcast sixteen writers discuss techniques for writing suspenseful scenes. Contributions from Stephen Volk, Maura McHugh, Melissa Lason and Michelle Garza, John Skipp, Rebecca Jones-Howe, Rich Hawkins, Kristi DeMeester, J. Daniel Stone, Stephanie M. Wytovich, T.E. Grau, Lisa Mannetti, Paul Michael Anderson, Simon Kurt Unsworth, Philip Fracassi and Michael Wehunt. Show Notes [02:35] Stephen Volk …

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TIH 122: Luna E Volk by Mercedes M. Yardley

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In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley narrates her short story ‘Luna E Volk’. About Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and poisonous flowers in her hair. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the ‘serial killers in love’ novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A …

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TIH 121: T.E. Grau on They Don’t Come Home Anymore, Professional Mindset and Novellas

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In this podcast T.E. Grau talks about his forthcoming This Is Horror novella They Don’t Come Home Anymore, how to have a professional mindset, the novella form and self-evaluating writing. About T.E. Grau T.E. Grau is an author of horror, crime, and dark fiction whose work has been featured in dozens of anthologies, magazines, literary journals, …

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TIH 120: Mercedes M. Yardley on Gamut Magazine, Rejections and Fairy Tales

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In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley talks about Gamut Magazine, rejections, fairy tales and much more. About Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and poisonous flowers in her hair. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the ‘serial killers in love’ novella Apocalyptic Montessa and …

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TIH 119: Mercedes M. Yardley on NaNoWriMo, the Poetry of Language and Beautiful Horror

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In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley talks about NaNoWriMo, the poetry of language, working in fifteen-minute increments, beautiful horror and much more. About Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and poisonous flowers in her hair. She is the author of the short story collection Beautiful Sorrows, the ‘serial killers …

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TIH 118: Josh Malerman on A House at the Bottom of a Lake, Halloween and Water in Horror

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In this special Halloween podcast Josh Malerman talks about Halloween, A House at the Bottom of a Lake, water in horror and much more. A House at the Bottom of a Lake is out today— Don’t forget to claim your free audiobook when you buy A House at the Bottom of a Lake in week one. About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman …

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TIH 117: J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson on Turning 30, Failing in Public and Minimum Effective Dose Misconceptions

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In this podcast J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson talk about turning thirty, failing in public and the misconception surrounding minimum effective dose. About J. David Osborne J. David Osborne is the Portland, Oregon based author of the Wonderland Award-winningBy the Time We Leave Here, We’ll Be Friends, Low Down Death Right Easy, and …

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TIH 116: J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson on Podcasting, Authenticity, Vulnerability and Nutrition

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In this podcast J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson interview each other simultaneously. They talk about podcasting, authenticity, the beauty of imperfection and much more. About J. David Osborne J. David Osborne is the Portland, Oregon based author of the Wonderland Award-winningBy the Time We Leave Here, We’ll Be Friends, Low Down Death Right …

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TIH 115: John F.D. Taff on Dialogue, Full-time Writing and Emotional Horror

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In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about dialogue, writing full-time, emotional horror and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with nearly 30 years experience in all sorts of writing…public relations, marketing, sales, journalism and creative.  He’s a published author with more than 80 short stories and seven novels in print. …

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TIH 114: John F.D. Taff on Good and Bad Editors, I Can Taste The Blood and Grey Matter Press

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In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about good and bad editors, I Can Taste The Blood, working with Grey Matter Press and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with nearly 30 years experience in all sorts of writing…public relations, marketing, sales, journalism and creative.  He’s a published author with …

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TIH 113: Jon Grilz on Audio Drama Podcasts, Small Town Horror and Flawed Protagonists

TIH 113: Jon Grilz on Audio Drama Podcasts, Small Town Horror and Flawed Protagonists

In this podcast Jon Grilz talks about his favourite audio drama podcasts, the inspiration for Small Town Horror, writing a flawed protagonist and much more. About Jon Grilz Writer and podcaster Jon Grilz is Minnesotan, born and bred. He has an undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a MFA in …

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TIH 112: Jon Grilz on Small Town Horror Podcast, Crazytown and Audio Drama Production

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In this podcast Jon Grilz talks about the Small Town Horror podcast, his Crazytown series, audio drama production and much more. About Jon Grilz Writer and podcaster Jon Grilz is Minnesotan, born and bred. He has an undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a MFA in Writing from Hamline University …

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TIH 111: Jessica McHugh on Creative Writing, Working as a Stripper and Bizarro

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In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about lessons learned teaching Creative Writing, the myth of writer’s block, working as a stripper at nineteen, bizarro and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica McHugh is a novelist, poet, and internationally produced playwright running amok in the fields of horror, sci-fi, young adult, and wherever else her peculiar mind …

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TIH 110: Jessica McHugh on The Train Derails in Boston, Writing 57 Stories in One Year and Writing by Hand

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In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about her new novel The Train Derails in Boston, writing fifty-seven stories in one year, writing by hand, her love for the horror genre and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica McHugh is a novelist, poet, and internationally produced playwright running amok in the fields of horror, sci-fi, young adult, and …

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