Category: Interviews

Meet The Writer Interview: Brendan Deneen

Brendan Deneen is a critically acclaimed graphic novelist and playwright, having scripted/plotted Flash Gordon and Casper the Friendly Ghost, as well as Phoenix (with Jim Krueger) and his original creation Scatterbrain (called “one of the best indies of the year” by Ain’t It Cool News). Deneen’s children’s play, Mortimer the Lazy Bird, was favourably reviewed by The New York Times, which compared the story to …

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Meet The Writer Interview: David Owain Hughes

David Owain Hughes is a writer of horror fiction who has recently started dabbling in horror journalism. He’s an editor/writer for Blood Magazine and has a few short stories in print. His first novel, Walled In, was release in February, alongside his short story collection, White Walls and Straitjackets. After discovering the novel One Rainy …

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Meet The Writer Interview: David Oppegaard

David Oppegaard is the author of the Bram Stoker-nominated The Suicide Collectors (St. Martin’s Press), Wormwood, Nevada (St. Martin’s Press) and The Ragged Mountains (eBook). David’s work is a blend of science fiction, literary fiction, horror, and dark fantasy. You can visit his website at davidoppegaard.com What first attracted you to horror writing? When I was little …

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Meet The Writer Interview: James Everington

James Everington

  James Everington mainly writes dark, supernatural fiction, although he occasionally takes a break and writes dark, non-supernatural fiction. His second collection of such tales, Falling Over, is out now from Infinity Plus. He has a black cat and cream carpets, which shows how much thought he puts into those parts of his life that aren’t …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Fred Venturini

Fred Venturini grew up in Patoka, Illinois, where he survived being lit on fire by a bully, a neck-breaking car accident, and being chewed up by a pit bull. His first novel, The Heart Does Not Grow Back, is forthcoming from Picador in fall 2014. His short fiction has appeared in Booked. Anthology, Surreal South …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Sean Liebling

Sean Leibling is a Former US Marine Corps who served twice overseas. He demonstrates this by writing ‘punch in your gut’ action horror, most notably the Blood Brains and Bullets series. He lives in Newaygo, Michigan with his family and is a licensed firearms instructor and business man. RAVEN BROOKES  What first attracted you to …

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Interview: Joseph D’Lacey, February 2014

Joseph D’Lacey is a horror, sci-fi and fantasy author best known for his widely published and critically revered eco-horror novel MEAT, In this interview, writer meets writer as his fan and fellow horror-author Simon Bestwick talk about his works, as well as  his new two-part novel The Black Dawn. RAVEN BROOKES Do you see yourself …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Dean M Drinkel

Dean M Drinkel is a published writer and editor who compiled and edited the short story anthologies Phobophobia and Demonologica Biblica. He is also a poet, theatre writer and director and an award winning horror filmmaker. He lives in London and has recently published The Bestiarum Vocabulum, a follow-up to Demonologica Biblica, through Western Legends …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Bob Pastorella

Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He is the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has been featured in Warmed & Bound: A Velvet Anthology, In Search of A City: Los Angeles In 1000 Words, and the Booked. Anthology. Bob’s short fiction has appeared in numerous publications and he is currently writing a Horror/Crime …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the author of three books – Transubstantiate, Herniated Roots and Staring Into the Abyss. His over 100 publications include Cemetery Dance, PANK, Gargoyle, Weird Fiction Review, Midwestern Gothic, Arcadia, Pear Noir, and Shivers VI. Visit www.whatdoesnotkillme.com for more information. What first attracted you to horror writing? Well, I’ve been a long time fan of Stephen King, I’ve probably read more of his …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Marc Pastor

Marc Pastor works as a crime-scene investigator in Barcelona, where he has lived all his life. He has written four novels: Montecristo, Barcelona Shadows, L’any de la plaga and Bioko. His critically acclaimed work spans a range of genres, from Sci-Fi to Gothic, via the adventure novel. Barcelona Shadows is his first book published in English. Barcelona Shadows by Marc …

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Interview: SFX artist Tristan Dye

With the Halloween decorations and costumes firmly packed away, we recall the real people with real lives who made gory plans for their ghoulish parties. As a horror SFX artist, Halloween is just another day in the office. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun! It’s always a pleasure to meet others who …

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Interview: Shaun Hutson

We recently caught up with Shaun Hutson, bestselling author of Spawn, Erebus, Relics and Deathday. Nicknamed ‘The Godfather of Gore’ and ‘Shakespeare of Gore’, Shaun has since produced a number of dark and urban thrillers. What attracted you to writing horror – did a particular author influence you? I’d always loved watching horror films and …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Jonathan Wood

Jonathan Wood

  Jonathan Wood is an English horror author and ex UK lawyer who resides in Sweden. His dark fantasy and horror tales have been published a number of times in print and digital formats. An avid horror fan, he is also a frequent blogger on the subject and likes to dabble in photography in his …

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Interview: Joseph D’Lacey on the rerelease of MEAT, Part II

Joseph D’Lacey is best known for his shocking eco-horror novel MEAT. The book has been widely translated and prompted Stephen King to say “Joseph D’Lacey rocks!”. He is also the author of the This Is Horror chapbook, Roadkill. This Is Horror sat down with Joseph to talk about the rerelease of cult classic, MEAT. The …

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