TIH 237: J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on Anthologies, Story Obstacles, and Collaborations

TIH 237 J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on Anthologies, Story Obstacles, and Collaborations

In this podcast Justin Park and Tracy Fahey talk about anthologies, story obstacles, collaborations, and much more.

About J.R. Park

J. R. Park is a horror author from Bristol UK. He released his first book, Terror Byte, in 2014 and no one told him to stop. His inspirations have been cited as exploitation cinema, manhandled second-hand horror books from charity shops, misheard conversations and cheese before bed. He delights in taking pulp-horror ideas, and bending them into twisted, new forms.

About Tracy Fahey

Tracy Fahey is an Irish writer of Gothic fiction.  In 2017, her debut collection The Unheimlich Manoeuvre  was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award. Two of her short stories were long listed for Honourable Mentions in The Best Horror of the Year Volume 8. She is published in over twenty Irish, US, and UK anthologies and her work has been reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement. Her first novel, The Girl in the Fort, was released in 2017.

Show notes

  • [02:45] Roger Venable, via Patreon, asks about keeping things fresh in The Black Room Manuscripts
  • [08:30] Ordering anthology
  • [13:00] Putting short story collection together
  • [15:00] Autobiography in The Unheimlich Manoeuvre
  • [22:50] Traci Kenworth, via Patreon, asks about biggest obstacles in writing stories / endings and outlines
  • [29:15] Co-writing Postal with Matt Shaw and collaborative writing
  • [41:35] Traci Kenworth, via Patreon, asks Tracy about research
  • [49:40] Roger Venable, via Patreon, asks about writing Terror Byte and technology and stories becoming outdated
  • [55:00] Roger, via Patreon, asks Traci about blending fairytales with the real world
  • [01:02:40] Connect with Justin and Tracy
  • [01:04:10] Final thoughts

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