Category: Interviews

Interview: Josh Malerman, Part I – Songwriting, Horror Fiction, and Rock and Roll

Josh Malerman Guitar

Josh Malerman is an individual who needs little introduction to the horror community at large. His novel, Bird Box, is one of the most remarkable and unique visions of a post-apocalyptic world that’s ever been penned, and it’s also one of the best debut novels to come along in recent years. That book received high …

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Interview: John F. D. Taff, Part II – Short Fiction, Inspiration, and Editing

John FD Taff

This is part two of Shane Douglas Keene’s interview with John F. D. Taff. Taff is the author of numerous novels, novellas, and short stories, including the groundbreaking novella collection, The End In All Beginnings. Recently, he’s branched out into the editing field, co-editing the extremely unique novella anthology, I Can Taste The Blood, with …

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Interview: John F. D. Taff on Writing, Horror Fiction, and Why He’s Called the King of Pain

John FD Taff

Though he’s been called an overnight success by some, John F. D. Taff has been writing dark fiction, primarily in the short form, for more than 25 years now, with stories appearing in numerous magazines and anthologies, including  Cemetery Dance, Eldritch Tales, Morpheus Tales, Deathrealm, Schrodinger’s Mouse, Night Chills, Big Pulp and One Buck Horror, …

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Interview: Graham Masterton on Extreme Horror, Forensics and Series Characters

This is Part Two of Simon Bestwick’s interview with Graham Masterton. Masterton is the author of the horror classic, The Manitou, and has recently turned his hand to crime novels. White Bones, set in Ireland, was a Kindle phenomenon, selling over 100,000 copies in a month. This was followed by Broken Angels, Red Light, Taken …

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Interview: Graham Masterton on Writing, Research and Violence

Graham Masterton

Graham Masterton is mainly recognized for his horror novels but he has also been a prolific writer of thrillers, disaster novels and historical epics, as well as one of the world’s most influential series of sex instruction books. He became a newspaper reporter at the age of seventeen and was appointed editor of Penthouse magazine …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Shaun Meeks

Shaun Meeks lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, model and Burlesque performer, Mina LaFleur. Together they own and operate their company L’Atelier de LaFleur. Shaun has been writing for many years now and is a member of the Horror Writers Association. He is the author of Shutdown and the novelette, Down on the Farm. …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Kristopher Rufty

Kristopher Rufty is the writer/director of the movies Psycho Holocaust, Rags, and Wicked Wood, and also the author of Angel Board, The Night Everything Changed, and The Lurkers. He also hosts Diabolical Radio, an internet radio show devoted to horror fiction and film. The show has been online for nearly five years now and has developed …

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Interview: Paul Hyett and Rosie Day (Howl)

Paul Hyett is better known for his FX work in cult horror classic The Descent, but 2015 has seen him release his second title as director after debuting with The Seasoning House in 2012. Howl follows an eclectic mix of characters as they battle through the night to survive against one of horror’s most ancient …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Robert Hood

Australian author Robert Hood’s long career in the fantasy/horror/SF/crime genres has produced over 160 stories, many of them re-printed in his four collections, the most recent being Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories (IFWG Publishing Australia, 2015). His novels include Backstreets, the supernatural YA Shades series, and an epic dark fantasy novel, Fragments of a …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Adam Cesare

Adam Cesare is an American author of horror novels and short stories. He has attended Boston University, where he studied English and film. www.adamcesare.com What first attracted you to horror writing? I’ve been a horror fan (or at the very least morbidly attracted to horror) since before I could read, growing up in a household where …

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