TIH 198: Chris Kelso on Life Lessons, Hybrid Stories, and Worst Writing Advice

TIH 198: Chris Kelso on Life Lessons, Hybrid Stories, and Worst Writing Advice

In this podcast Chris Kelso talks about early life lessons, hybrid stories, the worst writing advice, and much more.

About Chris Kelso

Chris Kelso is an award-winning genre writer, editor, and illustrator from Scotland. His short stories and articles have appeared in magazines and journals across the UK, US, and Canada, including SF Signal, Lovecraft ezine, Daily Science Fiction, Dark Discoveries, Evergreen Review, Sensitive Skin, Verbicide and many more. His work has been translated into French and he is the two-time winner of the Ginger Nuts of Horror Novel of the Year 2016 (for Unger House Radicals and Shrapnel Apartments). The Black Dog Eats the City made Weird Fiction Reviews Best of 2014 list.

Show notes

  • [04:30] Important life lessons growing up
  • [10:00] First publication / dreams
  • [13:10] Tables flipped! Michael David Wilson’s writing journey
  • [17:45] Sharing bad reviews on Facebook
  • [26:25] Thomas Joyce, via Patreon, asks about decision to be published author and family’s reaction
  • [32:45] Film adaptations
  • [43:05] Kev Harrison, via Patreon, asks about challenges in delivering hybrid stories
  • [47:45] Worst writing advice
  • [53:20] Connect with Chris
  • [53:55] Final thoughts

Resources

 

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