In this special Halloween podcast Josh Malerman talks about Halloween, A House at the Bottom of a Lake, water in horror and much more.
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About Josh Malerman
Josh Malerman is the author of the award-winning novel Bird Box and the novella, A House at the Bottom of a Lake. He is the lead singer for the rock band The High Strung. Malerman currently lives in Ferndale, Michigan.
- [04:00] Interview start
- [05:20] Halloween
- [08:20] A House at the Bottom of a Lake cover art
- [11:20] AHATBOAL as a fairy tale
- [17:20] Scariest movie watched this year
- [37:30] Writing A House at the Bottom of a Lake
- [46:40] Water in horror stories
- [01:15:00] Eric Sparkman, via Patreon, asks what Josh would compare AHATBOAL to
- [01:17:50] Sarah Read, via Patreon, asks about interactive readings
- [01:23:05] Reading under the tunnels at the Stanley Hotel
- [01:29:35] Music and The High Strung
- [01:37:40] Adrian Shotbolt, via Patreon, asks about the influence of music on Josh’s writing and vice versa
- [01:43:20] Jake Marley, via Patreon, asks about the writing process
- [01:46:10] A House at the Bottom of a Lake film adaptation
- [01:52:40] Mark N, via Patreon, asks about Josh’s success and how he operates
- [02:01:30] Biggest fears and worries
- [02:03:55] Misconceptions others have about Josh Malerman the writer and musician
- [02:15:30] Black Mad Wheel
- [02:19:50] Allison pranks
- [02:24:15] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
- [02:31:25] Connect with Josh
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- They Don’t Come Home Anymore by T.E. Grau
- A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman
- The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud
- The Elvis Room by Stephen Graham Jones
- Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley
- Chalk by Pat Cadigan
- Roadkill by Joseph D’Lacey