In this podcast Livia Llewellyn talks about long vs short fiction, bad writing advice, horror misconceptions, and much more.
About Livia Llewellyn
Livia Llewellyn is an award-winning writer of horror, dark fantasy and erotica, whose fiction has appeared in ChiZine, Subterranean, Apex Magazine, Postscripts, Nightmare Magazine, as well as numerous anthologies. Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other Horrors received a 2011 Shirley Jackson Award nomination for Best Collection, “Omphalos received a 2011 SJA for Best Novelette, and “Furnace” received a 2013 SJA nomination for Best Short Fiction. Her latest collection, Furnace, won This Is Horror’s ‘Short Story Collection of the Year’ in 2016.
- [02:00] Boxwino, via Patreon, asks about short stories to dissect if ran a master class course on the art of story
- [11:50] Forthcoming novel
- [17:00] Writing long vs short fiction
- [29:30] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
- [33:20] Widely given popular writing advice Livia disagrees with
- [36:00] Horror misconceptions
- [44:00] Most important things in life
- [48:25] Connect with Livia
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Crystal Lake Publishing
The eleven stories in Todd Keisling’s Ugly Little Things explore the depths of human suffering and ugliness, charting a course to the dark, horrific heart of the human condition. John Langan says, “Todd Keisling is a born storyteller, drawing the reader into artfully constructed narratives that scout the darker end of the literary spectrum with skill and bravado.” Brian Kirk says, “In Ugly Little Things, Todd Keisling ventures deep into the dark abyss of cosmic horror. What he finds there—or what’s found him—will terrify you.” This is going to hurt, and you’re going to like it. That’s Todd Keisling’s Ugly Little Things, out September 15th from Crystal Lake Publishing—Tales from the Darkest Depths.
- Livia Llewellyn
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