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 the University of Washington. Her stories have been published in Supernatural Tales, Black Static, Other Voices, Identity Theory, and Strange Aeons as well as in the anthologies Haunted Nights, The Madness of Dr. Caligari, October Dreams 2, Autumn Cthulhu, Cassilda’s Song, The Hyde Hotel, Darker Companions: Celebrating 50 Years of Ramsey Campbell, Tales from a Talking Board, and Looming Low.

Show notes

  • [04:00] I Wish I Was Like You
  • [12:50] Lee Todd Butcher’s writing advice
  • [18:50] Widely given writing advice strongly disagree with
  • [27:40] Boxwino, via Patreon, asks about weird syllabus
  • [33:00] Sarah Pinborough and commercially successful books
  • [45:30] Jake Marley, via Patreon, asks about preparation for novels and revision
  • [51:20] David Powell, via Patreon, favourite thing about the Pacific North West
  • [56:15] Connect with S.P. Miskowski
  • [59:40] Final thoughts

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