TIH 320: Damien Angelica Walters on The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, and Bookstagram

TIH 320 Damien Angelica Walters on The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, and Bookstagram

In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, Bookstagram and much more.

About Damien Angelica Walters

Damien Angelica Walters is the author of the supernatural thriller, The Dead Girls Club, about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic and terrifying consequences that follow one of them into adulthood. She is also the author of Cry Your Way Home, Paper Tigers, and Sing Me Your Scars, winner of This is Horror’s Short Story Collection of the Year. Her short fiction has been nominated twice for a Bram Stoker Award, reprinted in The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror and The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and published in various anthologies and magazines, including the Shirley Jackson Award Finalists Autumn Cthulhu and The Madness of Dr. Caligari, World Fantasy Award Finalist Cassilda’s Song, Nightmare Magazine, Black Static, and Apex Magazine. Until the magazine’s closing in 2013, she was an Associate Editor of the Hugo Award-winning Electric Velocipede. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two rescued pit bulls.

Show notes

  • [02:50] Biggest changes since last on the podcast
  • [10:30] The Dead Girls Club
  • [13:10] Crooked Lane Books publishing deal and origin story
  • [18:20] Lessons from Chelsea at Crooked Lane Books
  • [44:30] Marketing The Dead Girls Club / hybrid genre novel
  • [49:00] Bookstagram
  • [56:50] Cover art
  • [01:01:55] Paper Tigers

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