Category: Podcast

TIH 024: Joe & Me Written and Narrated by David Moody

Joe & Me by David Moody

In this podcast This Is Horror and Infected Books proudly present Joe & Me written and narrated by David Moody.  Joe & Me Synopsis Joe is anything but an ordinary eight year old. His father’s a stay-at-home Dad and his mom’s going to save the world. Forced to live in cramped quarters after the military …

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TIH 023: Adam Millard on Bizarro, Splatterpunk, The Human Santapede and Christmas Horror

Adam Millard and Larry

In this podcast Adam Millard discusses his christmas release, The Human Santapede, the evolution of his publishing house Crowded Quarantine, the state of bizarro, splatterpunk, Christmas horror recommendations and much more. About Adam Millard Adam Millard is the author of twenty novels, ten novellas, and more than a hundred short stories, which can be found …

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TIH 022: Horror and Comedy with Jasper Bark and David James Keaton

In this podcast we sit down with two award-winning authors, Jasper Bark and David James Keaton, to discuss horror, comedy and the link between the two. Topics [02:22] Interview starts and participants de-robe (yes, you read that right) [04:55] The physicality of horror and humour [07:38] The Thai cooking analogy [12:24] Psycho [17:45] Worst date …

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TIH 021: David Moody and Wayne Simmons Interview

In this podcast we sit down with David Moody and Wayne Simmons to talk about all things genre and much more. Topics [03:25] Interview start [04:20] How David and Wayne first met [07:57] The initial draft of Drop Dead Gorgeous  [13:07] Scardiff [33:50] David’s worst review [42:20] eBooks and the younger generation [01:14:30] Fostering community spirit …

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TIH 020: Simon Bestwick on Writing Serials, Joel Lane and Plotting

Simon Bestwick

In this podcast we interview Simon Bestwick, author of The Faceless. We talk about Simon’s Black Mountain serial from Spectral Press, the writing process, comedy and horror, and Joel Lane. Apologies for the audio issues. No apologies for Simon’s strong Northern accent. Topics [02:37] Interview start [03:06] Black Mountain [05:35] Writing as the character ‘Simon Bestwick’ [11:20] …

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TIH 019: Looking back at Hannibal Season Two with Booked

In this podcast we sit down with Robb Olson and Livius Nedin from the Booked Podcast and discuss Hannibal Season Two. If you head over to the This Is Horror website you’ll also see a slideshow of Mads Mikkelsen’s suits in Hannibal. Topics [02:10] Impressions of Season two of Hannibal [08:00] Hannibal the fighter [11:25] The …

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TIH 018: Ray Cluley on Water For Drowning, What Makes A Good Short Story and The Joy Of Writing

Water for Drowning by Ray Cluley

In this podcast we talk to the award-winning author Ray Cluley about his forthcoming This Is Horror release, Water For Drowning, the award-winning ‘Shark! Shark!’, the short story form, mermaids and much more. Topics [00:46] Ray Cluley biography [03:27] Water For Drowning  [06:00] Dan asks the important Mermaid questions [10:45] Short stories [16:40] Different markets and genres …

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TIH 017: Stephen Graham Jones on What You Can and Can’t Learn From Creative Writing, Slasher Movies and Self-Doubt

Stephen Graham Jones

In this podcast we interview the award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones. We talk about his latest novel Not For Nothing, his This Is Horror chapbook The Elvis Room, Richard Thomas’ forthcoming anthology The New Black, zombies, the slasher genre and much more. Topics [00:50] Stephen Graham Jones introduction and early career [03:50] What you can …

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TIH 016: Wayne Simmons on David Moody, Writing What You Know and Juggling Multiple Projects

Wayne Simmons horror author

In this podcast we interview Wayne Simmons, the author of Plastic Jesus and a plethora of zombie novels. Wayne talks about writing, zombies, tattoos and much more. Topics [00:49] Wayne Simmons’ start in fiction writing [04:20] The influence of and friendship with David Moody [07:30] The filmic quality of Plastic Jesus [10:30] Screenwriting and film options [15:40] …

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TIH 015: Only God Forgives Review

Only God Forgives

In this podcast we review Only God Forgives, written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. Before we review Only God Forgives we recommend TV, films and books with Livius Nedin and Robb Olson from the Booked. Podcast. Topics [02:10] TV and film recommendations with Livius Nedin and Robb Olson (including Pump Up The Volume, …

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TIH 014: Simon Kurt Unsworth on Moving From A Small Press To Large Publishing House

In this podcast Dan Howarth interviews Simon Kurt Unsworth, the author of Quiet Houses and the forthcoming horror novel The Sorrowful. Simon talks about writing, the editorial process, literary agents, small and large presses, film adaptations and his career to-date. Topics [01:25] Simon Kurt Unsworth’s back catalogue [04:46] The Sorrowful [08:45] Having a literary agent’s input [13:10] Moving …

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TIH 013: The Booked. Anthology Review and Interview with Robb Olson and Livius Nedin

The Booked Anthology

In this podcast we review The Booked. Anthology whilst also interviewing the anthologists Livius Nedin and Robb Olson. Topics [01:30] Origins of the Booked Anthology [04:00] A mix of genres within the anthology [14:22] The editorial process [16:30] LitReactor [19:45] Favourite Booked Anthology stories [32:35] Compiling the stories [39:05] A few good British anthologies [42:00] …

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TIH 012: The Best British Fantasy 2013 and House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill Book Reviews

The Best British Fantasy 2013, edited by Steve Haynes

In this podcast we review The Best British Fantasy 2013 and House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill, discuss the state of horror reviews and talk about what on earth we’re going to watch now that Breaking Bad has come to a close. Joining us is special guest Livius Nedin from the Booked Podcast. Topics …

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TIH 011: Paul Hyett on The Seasoning House and The Importance of Tension

The Seasoning House

In this podcast we interview Paul Hyett, the writer and director of The Seasoning House. Topics [01:00] Paul Hyett interview and introduction to The Seasoning House [03:26] Keeping the subject matter sincere and authentic [05:12] Releasing The Seasoning House uncut [06:36] The challenge of a relative silent first half [08:05] Paul E. Francis’ soundtrack [10:19] …

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TIH 010: Stephen McGeagh on Habit, Manchester and Creative Writing

Habit by Stephen McGeagh

In this podcast we interview Stephen McGeagh, the author of Habit, a brand new horror novel from Salt Publishing. Topics [3:02] The genesis of Habit [5:00] Working with Nicholas Royle [5:44] Sense of place and Manchester in Habit [7:20] Critical response and praise from contemporaries [9:19] Twisted Tales event [11:20] The blurring of genres within Habit …

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