TIH 199: Josh Finney on Casefile Arkham, Dark Life Lessons, and Graphic Novel Writing

TIH 199 Josh Finney on Casefile Arkham, Dark Life Lessons, and Graphic Novel Writing

In this podcast Josh Finney talks about Casefile Arkham, Dark Life Lessons, Graphic Novel Writing, and much more.

About Josh Finney

Josh Finney is an author of horror, gritty sci-fi, and neo-noir. He is 5’6”, weighs 155 lbs on a full bladder, and has black hair that is slowly going silver. His works include: Casefile: Arkham, Titanium Rain, Utopiates, and World War Kaiju.

Show notes

  • [04:10] Important life lessons growing up
  • [08:35] Dark life lesson
  • [12:30] Columbine shooting and the media at the time in the USA
  • [21:30] The really dark life lessons
  • [32:30] Navigating through/living with PTSD
  • [41:00] Responding to there’s no absolute evil/evil does exist
  • [01:07:30] First experiences with story/moment realised wanted to become a writer / getting fired
  • [01:13:00] WIPs
  • [01:24:45] Casefile Arkham series—genesis
  • [01:38:00] A year of being immersed in 1940s media/hidden gems
  • [01:45:05] Graphic novel writing—dos and don’ts
  • [01:52:50] Connect with Josh
  • [01:54:00] Final thoughts

Thanks for Listening!

Let us know how you enjoyed this episode:

Help out the show:


Podcast Sponsors

Castle Rock Radio and Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing

Check out Castle Rock Radio on iTunes and support Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing on Patreon.

Tormented by Lee Mountford

Buy Tormented by Lee Mountford on Amazon, or head over to www.leemountford.com for more horror novels, from haunted houses to cannibals in the woods.

Support This Is Horror Podcast on Patreon

  • For $1 you get early bird access to all our podcasts and can submit questions to guests.
  • For $3 you get access to our patrons-only podcast Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing.
  • For $4 you get the full interview, no two-parters.

The best way to support This Is Horror is via Patreon. How much will you pledge? Go on. Be awesome.

Visit our Patreon page and pledge to the This Is Horror Podcast today. 

This Is Horror Books

Head on over to the This Is Horror Shop to see the books we have available. We have a special offer on All Four Year One Books—JUST £10!

This Is Horror Books on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon

Subscribe, Rate and Review on iTunes!

Help the Podcast, spread the word: subscribe, rate and review on iTunes UK, iTunes US or your country’s iTunes.

Amazon Affiliates

Support us by shopping through our Amazon Affiliate links: Amazon UK and Amazon US.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-199-josh-finney-on-casefile-arkham-dark-life-lessons-and-graphic-novel-writing/

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: