Category: Interviews

Interview: Megazanthus Press

DF Lewis has been a regular contributor to the small presses since the 1980s with many hundreds of short stories to his name (see his now out-of-print collection Weirdmonger and The Last Balcony, recently published by Inkermen Press).  In recent years, however, he has turned his attention to publishing other writers’ short stories, first with …

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Interview: Harry Manfredini – Part II

The Friday the 13th sequels reused a lot of your music as well as you composing new material. Did the studio come and ask you for, say, ‘ten minutes of new music for the next one’? HM: No. The studio never made any particular demands about the music – they were just pleased with the …

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Interview: Carole Jahme

Carole Jahme began her professional career as an actress and circus performer, she moved into wildlife filmmaking, dived into evolutionary theory and today writes about science. But she also uses her imagination to write fiction, primarily horror that is informed by evolutionary science. Read more…

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Interview: Harry Manfredini – Part I

Mention the name Harry Manfredini to any fan of horror movie music and the chances are they will respond with the classic whispering themes of his iconic music to the Friday the 13th series films. As well as writing the scores to eight of the ten movies in that series Harry has worked with Wes …

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Interview: M.D. Lachlan

MD Lachlan is the pen name of writer and journalist Mark Barrowcliffe. Mark has written eight novels which have been translated into fifteen languages. He has written in genres as diverse as romantic comedy, magical realism, memoir and horror/fantasy. He also ghost writes for celebrities. Read more…

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Meet The Artist: Tim Sparvero

Tim Sparvero is an artist born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who is currently based out of New Jersey. He attended the New York School of Visual Arts and Rutgers University. Tim currently works for the Newark Star-Ledger newspaper as an artist and has done work for Strange Aeons Magazine and The Times of Trenton. He runs …

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Interview: Vincent Sammy

Vincent Sammy is a freelance illustrator and full time graphic designer. He specialises in alternative worlds, horror and sci-fi illustration and has done work for Something Wicked, Black Static and Jurassic. Read more…

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Interview: Atra Aeterna (Zack Mitchell)

Atra Aeterna is the solo musical project of Zack Mitchell, who creates haunting, cinematic pieces that blur the line between electronic and neo-classical music. Influenced by the likes of Akira Yamaoka and Clint Mansell, Zack seamlessly melds subtle fields of static warmth, complex piano melodies and dark atmospherics into a bleak and ethereal blend of …

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Interview: S.P. Miskowski

S. P. Miskowski’s supernatural horror novel Knock Knock is published by Omnium Gatherum Media and is on the shortlist for a Shirley Jackson Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Supernatural Tales 21, Horror Bound Online Magazine, Identity Theory, The Absent Willow Review, Other Voices and the anthology Detritus. She is a member of the speculative fiction group Wily Writers. Read more…

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James Herbert – Scream Interview Preview

Today sees the publication of James Herbert’s latest novel, Ash. This is the third and final novel to feature parapsychologist, David Ash, who was previously seen in Haunted and The Ghosts of Sleath. To celebrate the publication of Ash we are delighted to bring you a preview of Michael Wilson’s interview with James Herbert which …

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Interview: Gaie Sebold, Part II

Your mythic landscape, the interdimensional hotspot Scalentine, has a well-developed geography and a cornucopia of Weres, Feys and Hermaphroditic four-armed sentients. Was there a lot of detailed note-taking and did you have character bibles to keep track of all your multi-coloured creations? GS: I probably should have!  To be honest, I just tend to think of …

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Interview: Peter Dukes

Peter Dukes has been writing, producing and directing for over 18 years.  In 2005 he founded Dream Seekers Productions to produce his own slate of independent films. To date, Dream Seekers has produced 14 films. Read more…

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Meet The Writer: Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards was born and raised in Bristol and now lives in the Somerset town of Frome. He’s had around 50 short stories printed in various anthologies, magazines and webzines, and this year will see two books published, Black Mirrors (Rainfall Records & Books) and Now That I’ve Lost You (Screaming Dreams). Read more…

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Interview: Nicholas McCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy is a young writer-director whose first feature, the low budget chiller The Pact is still playing in UK cinemas. This Is Horror’s John Llewellyn Probert tracked Nick down after being impressed by his horror debut to ask him a few questions. Read more…

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Interview: Gaie Sebold, Part I

Late last year Solaris released the first volume in an epic sizzling fantasy series from novelist Gaie Sebold (what a superb stocking filler it was too). This book is a kitschy, witty, kick-ass debut and a bold and original new entry amongst other phantasmagorical/genre offerings. It is destined to be a huge hit with readers …

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