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 in Ferndale, Michigan with his fiancee Allison Laakko.
- [07:35] Josh Malerman interview start
- [10:33] How Josh became a published author
- [13:28] The misconception of ‘overnight’ success
- [18:12] Goblin collection of novellas
- [20:20] The ‘horror’ label
- [32:00] The rough draft of Bird Box
- [41:00] Horror and comedy
- [49:20] The link between Josh’s music and writing
- [57:30] Horror soundtracks and scores
- [01:00:49] Live readings
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