TIH 248: Stephen Kozeniewski on Lessons from the Army, Getting Published, and Silverwood: The Door

TIH 248 Stephen Kozeniewski on Lessons from the Army, Getting Published, and Silverwood The Door

In this podcast Stephen Kozeniewski talks about lessons from the army, getting published, Silverwood: The Door, and much more.

About Stephen Kozeniewski

Stephen Kozeniewski lives in Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the modern zombie. During his time as a Field Artillery officer he served for three years in Oklahoma and one in Iraq, where, due to what he assumes was a clerical error, he was awarded the Bronze Star. He is also a classically trained linguist, which sounds much more impressive than saying his bachelor’s is in German.

Show notes

  • [02:50] Important life lessons growing up
  • [06:00] Humour and horror
  • [07:00] First experiences with story
  • [14:35] Winning a silver medal in a writing contest at six years old
  • [20:45] 25/30-year-old milestone—catalyst to get published
  • [24:35] Lessons from the army
  • [35:00] Appeal to John Skipp to start his own podcast
  • [36:20] Friendship and professional relationship with Brian Keene
  • [44:50] Googling ‘is Brian Keene an arsehole?’
  • [48:30] Silverwood: The Door
  • [01:00:25] Exquisite Corpse

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