In this podcast we talk to the award-winning author Ray Cluley about his forthcoming This Is Horror release, Water For Drowning, the award-winning ‘Shark! Shark!’, the short story form, mermaids and much more.
[00:46] Ray Cluley biography
[03:27] Water For Drowning
[06:00] Dan asks the important Mermaid questions
[10:45] Short stories
[16:40] Different markets and genres
[24:35] Writing full-time
[29:05] Moving to a Greek Island
[31:45] What makes for a good short story
[34:44] New story from Spectral Press
[44:20] Sending stories to new homes
[51:15] Favourite stories read this year
[01:02:00] The joy of writing
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This Is Horror Books
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- They Don’t Come Home Anymore by T.E. Grau
- A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman
- The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud
- The Elvis Room by Stephen Graham Jones
- Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley
- Chalk by Pat Cadigan
- Roadkill by Joseph D’Lacey