TIH 298: Chad Lutzke on Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, and Collaborating

TIH 298 Chad Lutzke on Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, and Collaborating

In this podcast Chad Lutzke talks about Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, collaborating, and much more.

About Chad Lutzke

Chad lives in Battle Creek, MI. with his wife and children. For over two decades, he has been a contributor to several different outlets in the independent music and film scene, offering articles, reviews, and artwork. His fiction can be found in a few dozen magazines and anthologies. He is known for his dark, heartfelt novellas which have been praised by Jack Ketchum, Stephen Graham Jones, James Newman, and Cemetery Dance. His books include Of Foster Homes and Flies, Stirring the Sheets, and Skullface Boy.

Show notes

  • [02:10] Lessons from self-publishing: pros and cons
  • [04:45] Cover art
  • [19:30] Of Foster Homes and Flies
  • [25:35] Distinction between horror and dark fiction
  • [41:10] Collaborating process
  • [49:55] Forthcoming project with John Boden
  • [52:30] Nightworms, via Patreon, ask about self-publishing vs. indy/big five
  • [01:02:50] Novellas, Netflix, and the attention economy
  • [01:10:55] The Neon Owl
  • [01:20:25] Patreon
  • [01:28:50] Connect with Chad

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