In this podcast we interview Stephen McGeagh, the author of Habit, a brand new horror novel from Salt Publishing.
[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
[13:50] The first person narrative
[15:00] Plotted VS Free writing
[17:35] Lessons learned from Habit
[20:19] The Creative Writing course
[24:30] When to and not to take on board constructive criticism
[26:35] Forthcoming projects
[29:13] Juggling the writing routine with other commitments
[32:12] Tips for aspiring writers
[34:45] What makes a good horror story
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Interlude music credits
Disruptr – Devin Townsend Project
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