In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Shirley Jackson, supernatural turn-offs, ambiguity in horror fiction, and much more.
About Paul Tremblay
Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, No Sleep till Wonderland, Swallowing a Donkey’s Eye, and Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly (co-written with Stephen Graham Jones).
- [02:30] Kev harrison, via Patreon, asks about ambiguity in fiction
- [07:00] William Morrow deal—two novels and a short story collection
- [08:50] John Langan’s cacti obsession
- [11:00] Short story collection
- [14:40] Ross Byers, via Patreon, asks about Shirley Jackson and lessons learnt from her work
- [18:10] new writers
- [19:40] New Shirley Jackson movie and ‘Shirley’ book
- [23:10] Ross Byers, via Patreon, asks for a progress update on ‘Charles Manson Doesn’t Answer My Letters’
- [24:40] Dan Howarth, via Patreon, asks what Paul is excited to see and do in the UK and if he has any tips of staying productive whilst travelling
- [28:45] Early childhood life lessons
- [36:15] What frightens Paul
- [38:50] Supernatural turn-offs
- [51:40] Anything changed mind about recently
- [01:00:00] Connect with Paul
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