Stop reading if you don’t want to know the top 10 order before listening
In this podcast we count down the ten most popular This Is Horror Podcast episodes of 2017. Scroll down if you want to know the order of the top podcasts of the year and if you want links to each episode.
- [02:30] Max Booth III on what makes a good and what makes a bad story
- [07:00] Benjamin Percy on violence in fiction
- [14:50] David Bowles on blending science and myth, reality and folklore
- [19:05] Adam Nevill on standout supernatural horror writers from childhood/influential stories
- [28:20] Ania Ahlborn on character depravity and redemption
- [33:30] Victor LaValle on reimagining old tales for a contemporary audience
- [41:15] Philip Fracassi on tips for writing high-quality fiction quickly
- [52:00] John Langan on training your mind to bring you good ideas
- [01:00:00] Joe R. Lansdale on looking for the key to storytelling/storytelling vs plot/figurative language
- [01:12:50] Jon Padgett on writing lessons learnt from Thomas Ligotti
10. Max Booth III on The Nightly Disease, Working The Hotel Night Shift, and Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing
In this podcast Max Booth III talks about his new novel The Nightly Disease, working the night shift at the hotel, Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, and much more.
9. Benjamin Percy on The Dark Net, Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction, and Comic Book Writing
In this podcast Benjamin Percy talks about his new novel The Dark Net, his non-fiction book Thrill Me, writing comic books, and much more.
8. David Bowles on Mexican-American Folklore, Southern Gothic, and Story Ideas
In this podcast David Bowles talks about Mexican-American folklore, southern gothic, story ideas, and much more.
7. Adam Nevill on Under A Watchful Eye, Ritual Limited, and Creative Writing
In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about his latest novel Under A Watchful Eye, his independent publishing house Ritual Limited, and Creative Writing courses.
6. Ania Ahlborn on Making A Monster, Self Publishing Seed, and Families in Horror
In this podcast Ania Ahlborn talks about self-publishing her first novel Seed, her LitReactor course ‘Making A Monster’, writing about families in horror, and much more.
5. Victor LaValle on The Ballad of Black Tom, H. P. Lovecraft, and Mastering F-bombs in Fiction
In this podcast Victor LaValle talks about The Ballad of Black Tom, H. P. Lovecraft, f-bombs in fiction, and much more.
4. 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.
3. John Langan on The Fisherman, Training Your Mind For Good Ideas, and Creative Writing
In this podcast John Langan talks about The Fisherman, training your mind for good ideas, and Creative Writing.
2. Joe R. Lansdale on Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, and Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers
In this podcast Joe R. Lansdale talks about Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers, and much more.
1. 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.
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