TIH 158: Andy Davidson on Vampires in Fiction, Daily Habits, and Best Writing Advice

TIH 158 Andy Davidson on Vampires in Fiction, Daily Habits, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about vampires in fiction, daily habits, and his best writing advice.

About Andy Davidson

Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2004 with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in print and online journals. His first novel, In the Valley of the Sun is out now. He lives in Georgia with his wife.

Show notes

  • [02:30] Interview start/ Lessons learnt writing In The Valley of the Sun 
  • [07:15] Vampiric element
  • [30:50] Thomas Joyce, via Patreon, asks about actors to cast in a movie adaptation of In the Valley of the Sun 
  • [33:20] Picturing writing as scenes from a movie
  • [35:50] Listening to music whilst writing
  • [40:35] Forthcoming work
  • [46:00] Writing break (see part one for full details)
  • [47:10] Brian Asman, via Patreon, asks about defictionalising fictional horror monsters
  • [54:30] Daily routine
  • [56:30] Working on multiple projects vs. one at a time
  • [01:02:10] Best writing advice
  • [01:04:00] Advice to eighteen-year-old self
  • [01:07:00] Fiction and nonfiction recommendations
  • [01:14:15] Connect with Andy

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