Category: Podcast

TIH 194: Nick Mamatas on Editing Clarkesworld, Common Story Mistakes, and Writing a Novel in Eight Weeks

TIH 194 Nick Mamatas on Editing Clarkesworld, Common Story Mistakes, and Writing a Novel in Eight Weeks

In this podcast Nick Mamatas talks about Editing Clarkesworld, Common Story Mistakes, Writing a Novel in Eight Weeks, and much more. About Nick Mamatas Nick Mamatas is the author of a number of novels: Move Under Ground, Under My Roof, Sensation, The Damned Highway (with Brian Keene), Bullettime, Love Is the Law, The Last Weekend, …

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TIH 193: Jon Padgett and Matt Cardin on Vastarien Literary Journal, Thomas Ligotti, and The Creative Self

TIH 193 Jon Padgett and Matt Cardin on Vastarien Literary Journal, Thomas Ligotti, and The Creative Self

In this podcast Jon Padgett and Matt Cardin talk about Vastarien, Thomas Ligotti, The Creative Self, and much more. About Vastarien Vastarien is a source of critical study and creative response to the corpus of Thomas Ligotti as well as associated authors and ideas. Support Vastarien on Kickstarter Show notes [03:30] Vastarien origin story [08:40] Why Vastarien …

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Story Unboxed 007: The Box by Jack Ketchum (Feat. Guest Co-host Castle Rock Radio’s Max Booth III)

Story Unboxed 007 The Box by Jack Ketchum (Feat. Guest Co-host Castle Rock Radio's Max Booth III)

In this very special episode of the This Is Horror Podcast we present the seventh instalment of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing. Story Unboxed is usually a podcast reserved for This Is Horror Podcast Patrons but this seventh episode serves as our tribute to Dallas Mayr—Jack Ketchum—and we want you …

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TIH 192: Antony Johnston on Dead Space, Atomic Blonde, Writing Video Games, and The Exphoria Code

TIH 192 Antony Johnston on Dead Space, Atomic Blonde, Writing Video Games, and The Exphoria Code

In this podcast Antony Johnston talks about Dead Space, Atomic Blonde, Writing Video Games, The Exphoria Code, and much more. About Antony Johnston Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, author, and games writer with more than fifty published titles. The Charlize Theron movie Atomic Blonde is based on his graphic novel The Coldest City. …

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TIH 191: Antony Johnston on Life Lessons, Creativity, and Social Media Discipline

TIH 191 Antony Johnston on Life Lessons, Creativity, and Social Media Discipline

In this podcast Antony Johnston talks about early life lessons, creativity, social media, and much more. About Antony Johnston Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, author, and games writer with more than fifty published titles. The Charlize Theron movie Atomic Blonde is based on his graphic novel The Coldest City. His epic series …

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TIH 190 Laird Barron on Almost Dying in Alaska Twice, The Origin of Ideas, and Goals for 2018

TIH 190 Laird Barron on Almost Dying in Alaska Twice, The Origin of Ideas, and Goals for 2018

In this podcast Laird Barron talks about his forthcoming novel Blood Standard, the connection between horror and crime fiction, violence in horror, and much more. Original photo credit: Jessica M. ‘Laird Barron and the upstart pup, Valentina.’ About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and …

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TIH 189: Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime and Horror Fiction, and Violence in Horror

TIH 189 Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime and Horror Fiction, and Violence in Horror

In this podcast Laird Barron talks about his forthcoming novel Blood Standard, the connection between horror and crime fiction, violence in horror, and much more. Original photo credit: Henry Stampfel About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron …

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TIH 188: Laird Barron on Growing Up in Alaska, Applying Life Lessons to Writing, and Dealing with Despair

TIH 188 Laird Barron on Growing Up in Alaska, Applying Life Lessons to Writing, and Dealing with Despair

In this podcast Laird Barron talks about growing up in Alaska, applying life lessons to writing, dealing with despair, and much more. Original photo credit: Ellen Datlow About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the …

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TIH 187: Orrin Grey on Lessons from Old School Monster Movies, Making Believable Monsters, and Tips for Freelance Writers

TIH 187 Orrin Grey on Lessons from Old School Monster Movies, Making Believable Monsters, and Tips for Freelance Writers

In this podcast Orrin Grey talks about old school monster movies, how to make and write about believable monsters, tips for freelance writers, and much more. About Orrin Grey Orrin Grey is a writer, editor, amateur film scholar, and monster expert who was born on the night before Halloween. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and …

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TIH 186: Orrin Grey on Never Bet The Devil, Classic Horror Monsters, and Finding Your Writing Voice

TIH 186 Orrin Grey on Never Bet The Devil, Classic Horror Monsters, and Finding Your Writing Voice

In this podcast Orrin Grey talks about Never Bet The Devil, classic horror monsters, finding your writing voice, and much more. About Orrin Grey Orrin Grey is a writer, editor, amateur film scholar, and monster expert who was born on the night before Halloween. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared …

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TIH 185: The Ten Most Popular This Is Horror Podcast Episodes of 2017

TIH 185 The Ten Most Popular This Is Horror Podcast Episodes of 2017

Stop reading if you don’t want to know the top 10 order before listening  In this podcast we count down the ten most popular This Is Horror Podcast episodes of 2017. Scroll down if you want to know the order of the top podcasts of the year and if you want links to each episode. …

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TIH 184: Jasper Bark on Quiet Places, The Way of the Barefoot Zombie, and Cosmic vs Folk Horror

TIH 184 Jasper Bark on Quiet Places, The Way of the Barefoot Zombie, and Cosmic vs Folk Horror

In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about Quiet Places, The Way of the Barefoot Zombie, Cosmic vs Folk Horror, and much more. About Jasper Bark Jasper Bark is an award-winning novelist, children’s author and comic book writer. Famed for his imaginative storytelling he’s published four novels, twelve children’s books and countless comics and graphic novels. His work …

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TIH 183: Jasper Bark on Horror Publishing Landscape, Crafting Characters, Distraction Free Lives, and Social Media Breaks

TIH 183 Jasper Bark on Horror Publishing Landscape, Crafting Characters, Distraction Free Lives, and Social Media Breaks

In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about the Horror Publishing Landscape, Crafting Characters, Distraction Free Lives, Social Media Breaks and much more. About Jasper Bark Jasper Bark is an award-winning novelist, children’s author and comic book writer. Famed for his imaginative storytelling he’s published four novels, twelve children’s books and countless comics and graphic novels. …

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TIH 182: Kathe Koja on The Cipher, Christopher Marlowe, and Strangest Story Ever Written

TIH 182 Kathe Koja on The Cipher, Christopher Marlowe, and Strangest Story Ever Written

In this podcast Kathe Koja talks about The Cipher, Christopher Marlowe, the strangest story she’s ever written, and much more. About Kathe Koja Kathe Koja is a writer, performer, director and independent producer. Her work crosses and combines genres, from historical to contemporary to YA to horror. Her novels including The Cipher, Skin, Buddha Boy, Talk, and the …

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TIH 181: S.P. Miskowski on I Wish I Was Like You, Writing Advice, and Weird Fiction Syllabus

TIH 181 S.P. Miskowski on I Wish I Was Like You, Writing Advice, and Weird Fiction Syllabus

In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about I Wish I Was Like You, writing advice, her ideal weird fiction syllabus, and much more. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee and is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Swarthout Award. Her M.F.A. is from …

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