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TIH 106: Tim Lebbon on Pay The Ghost, The Silence and Self-Doubt

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In this podcast Tim Lebbon talks about the film adaptation of ‘Pay The Ghost’, managing self-doubt, The Silence and much more. About Tim Lebbon Tim Lebbon is the New York Times bestselling author of the movie novelizations of 30 Days of Night and The Cabin in the Woods. He has also written many critically acclaimed horror and …

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TIH 289: Paul Tremblay on Growing Things, Short Story Writing, and Short vs. Long Stories

July 17th, 2019

1:09:42
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Growing Things, short story writing, short vs. long stories, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul …

TIH 288: John F.D. Taff on The Fearing, Pitching Projects to Publishers, and LitReactor Course Creation

July 11th, 2019

1:25:37
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about The Fearing, pitching projects to publishers, LitReactor course creation, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more …

TIH 287: John F.D. Taff on His Childhood Haunted House, Ghost Stories, and The Supernatural

July 8th, 2019

1:15:18
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about his childhood haunted house, ghost stories, the supernatural, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more than 30 years …

TIH 286: Doug Murano on Anthologies, Fair Pay, and Co-Editing

July 2nd, 2019

1:01:34
In this podcast Doug Murano talks about anthologies, fair pay, co-editing, and much more. About Doug Murano Doug Murano lives somewhere between Mount …

TIH 285: Doug Murano on Empathy First, Getting Rid of Smartphone, and Doing Less, Living More

June 26th, 2019

1:01:01
In this podcast Doug Murano talks about putting empathy first, getting rid of his smartphone, doing less and living more, and much more. About Doug Murano Doug Murano lives somewhere between Mount Rushmore and the …

TIH 284: Lauren Beukes on Crime and Horror Fiction, South Africa, and Creative Writing MA

June 21st, 2019

1:07:52
In this podcast Lauren Beukes talks about crime and horror fiction, South Africa, her Creative Writing MA, and much more. About Lauren Beukes Lauren Beukes is a novelist, TV scriptwriter, documentary maker, comics …

TIH 283: Brian Asman on I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today, Kevin Smith, and Bizarro

June 18th, 2019

1:38:39
In this podcast Brian Asman talks about I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today, Kevin Smith, bizarro, and much more. Brian Asman Brian Asman is the author of I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today published via …

TIH 282: Brian Asman on Supernatural Experiences, Life Lessons, and Getting Banned from the Bar

June 12th, 2019

1:01:53
In this podcast Brian Asman talks about supernatural experiences, life lessons, getting banned from the bar, and much more. Brian Asman Brian Asman is the author of I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today published via …

TIH 281: Robert S. Wilson on Weird Fiction, Charitable Chapbooks, and Caribbean Cabal

June 7th, 2019

1:12:04
In this podcast Robert S. Wilson talks about weird fiction, charitable chapbooks, the Caribbean Cabal, and much more. Robert S. Wilson Robert S. Wilson is the author of The Quiet, the Empire of Blood dystopian vampire …

TIH 280: Robert S. Wilson on Charitable Anthologies, Navigating Childhood Trauma, and Trigger Warnings

June 3rd, 2019

1:10:11
In this podcast Robert S. Wilson talks about charitable anthologies, navigating childhood trauma, trigger warnings, and much more. Trigger warning! …

TIH 279: M.R. Carey on The Girl with All the Gifts, Someone Like Me, and Writing Comics

May 30th, 2019

1:13:38
In this podcast M.R. Carey talks about The Girl with All the Gifts, Someone Like Me, writing comics, and much more. M.R. Carey M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the …

TIH 278: Brian Kirk on Will Haunt You, Momo, and Strange Experiences

May 27th, 2019

1:18:47
In this podcast Brian Kirk talks about Will Haunt You, Momo, strange experiences, and much more. Brian Kirk Brian Kirk is an author of dark thrillers …

TIH 277: Brian Kirk on We Are Monsters, Psychedelics, and Coping With Anxiety

May 21st, 2019

1:16:30
In this podcast Brian Kirk talks about We Are Monsters, psychedelics, coping with anxiety, and much more. Brian Kirk Brian Kirk is an author of dark …

TIH 276: Caitlin Starling on First Round Edits, Sci-Fi Horror, and A Human Project

May 13th, 2019

1:19:44
In this podcast Caitlin Starling talks about first round edits, sci-fi horror, A Human Project, and much more. Caitlin Starling Caitlin Starling is a …

TIH 275: Caitlin Starling on The Luminous Dead, Early Life Lessons, and Forthcoming Projects

May 8th, 2019

1:09:57
In this podcast Caitlin Starling talks about The Luminous Dead, early life lessons, forthcoming projects, and much more. Caitlin Starling Caitlin …

TIH 274: Elizabeth Hand on Secret Knowledge, Wylding Hall, and PS Publishing

May 3rd, 2019

1:31:54
In this podcast Elizabeth Hand talks about secret knowledge, Wylding Hall, PS Publishing, and much more. Elizabeth Hand A New York Times notable and …

TIH 273: Elizabeth Hand on Creative Writing, Life Lessons, and the Seventies Punk Scene

April 26th, 2019

1:10:38
In this podcast Elizabeth Hand talks about creative writing, life lessons, the seventies punk scene, and much more. Elizabeth Hand A New York Times …

TIH 272: [Interlude] Health Update, This Is Horror Awards, and Story News with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

April 23rd, 2019

1:20:55
In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella sit down for an interlude episode. Michael explains a little bit about his recent hospital visits, before we jump into the This Is Horror Awards, story news, and …

TIH 271: Eddie Generous on Unnerving Magazine, Radio Run, and Podcasting

April 15th, 2019

1:26:14
In this podcast Eddie Generous talks about Unnerving Magazine, Radio Run, podcasting, and much more. Eddie Generous Eddie Generous is the author of Radio Run (novel, Severed Press 2018), Dead is Dead, but Not Always …

TIH 270: Eddie Generous on First Experiences Writing, Dropping Out, and Studying Journalism

April 9th, 2019

1:22:28
In this podcast Eddie Generous talks about his first experiences writing, dropping out of school, studying journalism, and much more. Eddie Generous …

TIH 269: Gabino Iglesias on Coyote Songs, Religion, and Funny Editorial Conversations

April 3rd, 2019

1:23:59
In this podcast Gabino Iglesias talks about Coyote Songs, religion, funny editorial conversations, and much more. Gabino Iglesias Gabino Iglesias is a writer, editor, journalist, and book reviewer living in Austin, …

TIH 268: Gabino Iglesias on Puerto Rico, Personal Training, and Writing Stories

March 29th, 2019

1:16:08
In this podcast Gabino talks about Puerto Rico, personal training, writing stories, and much more. Gabino Iglesias Gabino Iglesias is a writer, editor, journalist, and book reviewer living in Austin, Texas. He is the …

TIH 267: Ray Cluley on Early Life Lessons, Radio Plays, and Biggest Creative Struggles

March 25th, 2019

1:19:48
In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about early life lessons, radio plays, biggest creative struggles, and much more. Stick around for the Water For …

TIH 266: Ray Cluley on Water For Drowning, Audiobooks, and Movie Sharks

March 19th, 2019

1:08:34
In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about Water For Drowning, audiobooks, movie sharks, and much more. About Ray Cluley Ray Cluley is a British Fantasy …

TIH 265: Sarah Langan on The Keeper, Audrey’s Door, and Creativity

March 13th, 2019

1:52:50
In this podcast Sarah Langan talks about The Keeper, Audrey’s Door, creativity, and much more. About Sarah Langan Sarah Langan is an American horror author and three-time Bram Stoker Award winner. Langan was also one of …

TIH 264: Max Booth III on Carnivorous Lunar Activities, Horseplay, and Werewolves

March 5th, 2019

2:41:05
In this podcast Max Booth III talks about Carnivorous Lunar Activities, horseplay, werewolves, and much more. About Max Booth III Raised in Northern …

TIH 263: Adam Howe on Wrestle Maniacs, Scapegoat, and Collaborative Writing

March 1st, 2019

1:11:18
In this podcast Adam Howe talks about Wrestle Maniacs, Scapegoat, collaborative writing, and much more. About Adam Howe Adam Howe writes the twisted …

TIH 262: Adam Howe on Stephen King’s On Writing, Screenwriting, and Alcoholism

February 25th, 2019

1:01:49
In this podcast Adam Howe talks about Stephen King’s On Writing, screenwriting, alcoholism, and much more. About Adam Howe Adam Howe writes the …

TIH 261: Steve Rasnic Tem on Figures Unseen, the Art and Practice of Writing, and The Man on the Ceiling

February 19th, 2019

1:10:20
In this podcast Steve Rasnic Tem talks about Figures Unseen, the art and practice of writing, The Man on the Ceiling, and much more. About Steve …

TIH 260: Steve Rasnic Tem on Secret Realities, City Fishing, and Early Life Lessons

February 15th, 2019

1:06:01
In this podcast Steve Rasnic Tem talks about secret realities, ‘City Fishing’, early life lessons, and much more. About Steve Rasnic Tem Steve Rasnic …

TIH 259: Ramsey Campbell on Creatures of the Pool, The Grin of the Dark, and Demons by Daylight

February 11th, 2019

1:05:06
In this podcast Ramsey Campbell talks about Creatures of the Pool, The Grin of the Dark, Demons by Daylight, and much more. About Ramsey Campbell The …

TIH 258: Anya Martin on Sleeping with the Monster, Weird Fiction, and Lethe Press

February 5th, 2019

1:05:28
In this podcast Anya Martin talks about Sleeping with the Monster, weird fiction, Lethe Press, and much more. About Anya Martin Anya Martin is a fiction writer based in Atlanta. Sleeping with the Monster, her debut …

TIH 257: Anya Martin on A Stuffed Bunny in Doll-Land, Lessons Growing Up, and First Experiences with Horror

February 1st, 2019

1:28:00
In this podcast Anya Martin talks about A Stuffed Bunny in Doll-Land, lessons growing up, first experiences with horror, and much more. About Anya …

TIH 256: Charlaine Harris on Sookie Stackhouse and True Blood, Sex Scenes, and Midnight Texas

January 28th, 2019

1:07:45
In this podcast Charlaine Harris talks about Sookie Stackhouse and True Blood, sex scenes, Midnight Texas, and much more. About Charlaine Harris Charlaine Harris is an American New York Times bestselling author who has …

TIH 255: Joe Mynhardt on Crystal Lake 2.0, Starting a Small Press, and Novellas

January 22nd, 2019

1:12:28
In this podcast Joe Mynhardt talks about Crystal Lake 2.0, starting a small press, novellas, and much more. About Joe Mynhardt Joe Mynhardt is a South African horror writer and the owner and operator of Crystal Lake …

TIH 254: Joe Mynhardt on South Africa, Running Crystal Lake Publishing, and Crowdfunding

January 18th, 2019

1:12:45
In this podcast Joe Mynhardt talks about South Africa, running Crystal Lake Publishing, crowdfunding, and much more. About Joe Mynhardt Joe Mynhardt is a South African horror writer and the owner and operator of Crystal …

TIH 253: Gwendolyn Kiste on The Rust Maidens, Second-Person Point of View, and New Year Goals

January 14th, 2019

1:51:36
In this podcast Gwendolyn Kiste talks about The Rust Maidens, second-person point of view, new year goals, and much more. About Gwendolyn Kiste …

TIH 252: Gwendolyn Kiste on Identity Issues, The Abandoned Horse Farm, and The Supernatural

January 8th, 2019

1:13:35
In this podcast Gwendolyn Kiste talks about identity issues, the abandoned horse farm, the supernatural, and much more. About Gwendolyn Kiste …

TIH 251: Grady Hendrix on Heavy Metal, Christmas Stories and Movies, and Supernatural Experiences

December 24th, 2018

1:48:48
In this podcast Grady Hendrix talks about heavy metal, Christmas stories and movies, supernatural experiences, and much more. About Grady Hendrix Grady Hendrix is a novelist and screenwriter based in New York City. His …

TIH 250: Richard Chizmar on Cemetery Dance, Writing Gwendy’s Button Box with Stephen King, and Widow’s Point

December 21st, 2018

1:35:12
In this podcast Richard Chizmar talks about Cemetery Dance, writing Gwendy’s Button Box with Stephen King, Widow’s Point, and much more. About Richard Chizmar Richard Chizmar is a New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street …

TIH 249: Stephen Kozeniewski on George A. Romero, Killercon’s Gross Out, and Billy And The Cloneasaurus

December 18th, 2018

1:23:31
In this podcast Stephen Kozeniewski talks about George A. Romero, Killercon’s gross out contest, Billy and the Cloneasaurus, and much more. About Stephen Kozeniewski Stephen Kozeniewski lives in Pennsylvania, the …

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

December 14th, 2018

1:11:12
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 …

TIH 247: Alan Baxter on Horror as a Dirty Word, The Master of Dark Fantasy, and the Supernatural

December 11th, 2018

1:28:08
In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about horror as a dirty word, being the master of dark fantasy, the supernatural, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is an author of supernatural thrillers and urban horror. …

TIH 246: Alan Baxter on Devouring Dark, the Worst Flight Ever, and Releasing Four Books in One Year

December 7th, 2018

1:20:19
In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about Devouring Dark, the worst flight ever, releasing books four in one year, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is an author of supernatural thrillers and urban horror. …

TIH 245: Ramsey Campbell on Life Lessons Growing Up, August Derleth, and Liverpool

December 3rd, 2018

1:27:59
In this podcast Ramsey Campbell talks about life lessons growing up, August Derleth, Liverpool, and much more. About Ramsey Campbell The Oxford …

TIH 244: John F.D. Taff on Little Black Spots, Supernatural Fiction, and Personal Philosophies

November 26th, 2018

56:53
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about Little Black Spots, supernatural fiction, personal philosophies, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more than 30 …

TIH 243: John F.D. Taff on Short vs Long Fiction, The Bell Witch, and Blending Fact with Fiction

November 20th, 2018

57:32
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks abo short vs. long fiction, The Bell Witch, blending fact with fiction, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more than 30 …

TIH 242: John F.D. Taff on Creating Your Own Opportunities, The Haunting of Hill House, and Living in a Golden Age of Horror

November 16th, 2018

1:19:27
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about creating your own opportunities, The Haunting of Hill House, living in a golden age of horror, and much …

TIH 241: Grady Hendrix on Writing With Restrictions, Reading Six Books Daily, and My Best Friend’s Exorcism

November 12th, 2018

1:28:11
In this podcast Grady Hendrix talks about writing with restrictions, reading six books daily, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, and much more. About Grady Hendrix Grady Hendrix is a novelist and screenwriter based in New York …

TIH 240: Preston Fassel on Our Lady of the Inferno, Fangoria, and Working in a Police Department Evidence Room

November 5th, 2018

1:32:56
In this podcast Preston Fassel talks about Our Lady of the Inferno, Fangoria, working in a police department evidence room, and much more. About …

[Preview] SU 006: Not From Around Here by David J. Schow

November 2nd, 2018

1:05:31
In this podcast we preview episode six of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing in which we unbox and analyse Not From Around …

TIH 239: Halloween Interlude Horror Film and Book Recommendations with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

October 30th, 2018

1:33:49
In this special Halloween episode, Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella recommend horror films and books. This Is Horror Podcast patrons at $10 can also check out the videocast. Show notes [06:00] Hereditary [17:30] …

TIH 238: Alma Katsu on The Hunger, The Donner Party, and Writing as Escapism

October 26th, 2018

1:37:56
In this podcast Alma Katsu talks about The Hunger, the Donner Party, writing as escapism, and much more. About Alma Katsu Alma Katsu is the author of The Hunger, a reimagining of the story of the Donner Party with a …

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

October 23rd, 2018

1:13:28
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 …

TIH 236: J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on The Black Room Manuscripts, Irish Folklore, and Real Life Horror

October 19th, 2018

1:21:52
In this podcast Justin Park and Tracy Fahey talk about The Black Room Manuscripts, Irish folklore, real-life horror, and much more. About J.R. Park …

[Preview] SU 010 The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (with Ladies of the Fright, Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera)

October 16th, 2018

1:10:00
In this podcast we preview episode ten of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing in which we unbox and analyse The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, with special guests Ladies of the Fright, Lisa Quigley …

TIH 235: Simon Strantzas on The Horror Market, Mentors, and Growing as a Writer

October 12th, 2018

1:08:59
In this podcast Simon Strantzas talks about the horror market, mentors, growing as a writer, and much more. About Simon Strantzas Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything (Undertow Publications, …

TIH 234: Simon Strantzas on Nothing is Everything, Short Story Collections, and Abhorrent Artists

October 9th, 2018

57:36
In this podcast Simon Strantzas talks about Nothing is Everything, short story collections, abhorrent artists, and much more. About Simon Strantzas …

TIH 233: Max Booth III and Lori Michelle on Fangoria, Pizza Horror, and Clowns

October 5th, 2018

1:20:55
In this podcast Max Booth III and Lori Michelle talk about Fangoria, pizza horror, clowns, and much more. About Max Booth III and Lori Michelle Max Booth III is the Editor-in-Chief of Perpetual Motion Machine, the …

TIH 232: Max Booth III and Lori Michelle on Dark Moon Digest, Upcoming Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing Releases, and Trigger Warnings

October 2nd, 2018

1:20:26
In this podcast Max Booth III and Lori Michelle talk about Dark Moon Digest, upcoming Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing releases, trigger warnings, and much more. About Max Booth III and Lori Michelle Max Booth III is …

TIH 231: Max Booth III and Lori Michelle on Lost Films, Faces of Death, and Bizarre Films

September 27th, 2018

1:08:21
In this podcast Max Booth III and Lori Michelle talk about Lost Films, Faces of Death, bizarre films, and much more. About Max Booth III and Lori Michelle Max Booth III is the Editor-in-Chief of Perpetual Motion …

[Preview] SU 005: Raw (2016)

September 24th, 2018

1:07:40
In this podcast we preview episode five of Story Unboxed in which we dissect Julia Ducournau’s Raw (2016). Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast …

TIH 230: Peng Shepherd on The Book of M, Identity and Culture, and Lessons from her Creative Writing MFA

September 21st, 2018

1:09:58
In this podcast Peng Shepherd talks about The Book of M, identity and culture, lessons learnt from her Creative Writing MFA, and much more. About …

[Preview] SU 004: Day of the Dead (1985)

September 17th, 2018

1:04:09
In this podcast we preview episode four of Story Unboxed in which we dissect Day of the Dead (1985). Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast on Day …

TIH 229: Jonathan Janz on It’s Good Because … , Diversity and Privilege, and Putting Love First

September 14th, 2018

1:28:29
In this podcast Jonathan talks about ‘it’s good because …’, diversity and privilege, putting love first, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short …

TIH 228: Jonathan Janz on Overcoming Fear, Being Your Authentic Self, and The Siren and the Specter

September 10th, 2018

1:16:15
In this podcast Jonathan Janz talks about overcoming fear, being your authentic self, The Siren and the Specter, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous …

[Preview] SU 003: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)

September 7th, 2018

1:33:11
In this podcast we preview the third episode of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing on The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. After we talk about getting removed by Apple Podcasts and …

TIH 227: Jonathan Janz on Gravitating Towards Do, Dealing with Rejection, and Permission To Suck

September 4th, 2018

1:11:05
In this podcast Jonathan Janz talks about gravitating towards do, dealing with rejection, permission to suck, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short …

TIH 226: Kurt Fawver on The Dissolution of Small Worlds, Thomas Ligotti’s Work as Conspiracy, and Special Collections

August 30th, 2018

1:19:16
In this podcast Kurt Fawver talks about The Dissolution of Small Worlds, Thomas Ligotti’s work as conspiracy, Special Collections, and much more. …

TIH 225: Kurt Fawver on The Known vs. The Unknown, Cultural Anxieties, and The Paranormal

August 27th, 2018

1:08:59
In this podcast Kurt Fawver talks about the known vs the unknown, cultural anxiety, the paranormal, and much more. About Kurt Fawver A Shirley …

TIH 224: Joshua Chaplinsky on LitReactor, Chuck Palahniuk, and Juicy Hollywood Rumours

August 24th, 2018

1:10:49
In this podcast Joshua Chaplinsky talks about LitReactor, Chuck Palahniuk, juicy Hollywood rumours, and much more. About Joshua Chaplinsky Joshua …

TIH 223: Joshua Chaplinsky on Kanye West Reanimator, H.P. Lovecraft, and Lessons from Writing Screenplays

August 21st, 2018

1:08:39
In this podcast Joshua Chaplinsky talks about Kanye West Reanimator, H.P. Lovecraft, lessons from writing screenplays, and much more. About Joshua Chaplinsky Joshua Chaplinsky is the Managing Editor of LitReactor.com. …

TIH 222: Tade Thompson on The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, and Nigeria

August 16th, 2018

1:38:52
In this podcast Tade Thompson talks about The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, Nigeria, and much more. About Tade Thompson Tade Thompson is …

TIH 221: Tade Thompson on Growing Up in South London, Editors, and Writing Lessons from Martial Arts

August 13th, 2018

1:21:51
In this podcast Tade Thompson talks about growing up in South London, editors, writing lessons learnt from martial arts, and much more. About Tade Thompson Tade Thompson is the author of the sci-fi novel Rosewater, a …

TIH 220: Patrick Lacey on We Came Back, Collaborations, and Worst Writing Advice

August 6th, 2018

1:00:36
In this podcast Patrick Lacey talks about We Came Back, collaborations, worst writing advice, and much more. About Patrick Lacey Writer of Bone Saw, …

TIH 219: Patrick Lacey on Growing Up in a Haunted House, Bone Saw, and Sleep Paralysis

July 30th, 2018

1:10:55
In this podcast Patrick Lacey talks about  growing up in a haunted house, Bone Saw, sleep paralysis, and much more. About Patrick Lacey Writer of …

TIH 218: Craig Davidson on Pseudonyms: Craig Davidson vs. Nick Cutter, The Saturday Night Ghost Club, and Writing Supernatural and Human Villains

July 26th, 2018

1:16:33
In this podcast Craig Davidson talks about pseudonyms: Craig Davidson vs. Nick Cutter, The Saturday Night Ghost Club, writing supernatural and human villains, and much more. About Craig Davidson Craig Davidson is a …

TIH 217: Craig Davidson on Nick Cutter, Mid-Career Writers, and Creative Burnout

July 23rd, 2018

59:41
In this podcast Craig Davidson talks about Nick Cutter, mid-career writers, creative burnout, and much more. About Craig Davidson Craig Davidson is a Canadian author of short stories and novels, who has published work …

TIH 216: C.V. Hunt on Ritualistic Human Sacrifice, Cockblock, and Grindhouse Press

July 19th, 2018

1:26:15
In this podcast C.V. Hunt talks about Ritualistic Human Sacrifice, Cockblock, Grindhouse Press, and much more. About C.V. Hunt C.V. Hunt lives in …

TIH 215: C.V. Hunt on The Sociopath Next Door, Bentley Little, and Deciding to Write

July 17th, 2018

1:05:05
In this podcast C.V. Hunt talks about the sociopath next door, Bentley Little, deciding to write, and much more. About C.V. Hunt C.V. Hunt lives in …

TIH 214: Paul Tremblay on Shirley Jackson, Supernatural Turn-Offs, and Ambiguity in Horror Fiction

July 12th, 2018

1:07:57
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Shirley Jackson, supernatural turn-offs, ambiguity in horror fiction, and much more. About Paul Tremblay …

TIH 213: Paul Tremblay on The Cabin at the End of the World, Home Invasion Movies, and Anxiety in Horror

July 10th, 2018

1:13:26
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about The Cabin at the End of the World, Home Invasion Movies, Anxiety in Horror, and much more. About Paul …

TIH 212: Michael Griffin on The Human Alchemy, The Lure of Devouring Light, and the Revision Process

July 4th, 2018

1:31:45
In this podcast Michael Griffin talks about The Human Alchemy, The Lure of Devouring Light, the revision process, and much more. About Michael Griffin Michael Griffin has released a novel, Hieroglyphs of Blood and Bone …

TIH 211: Michael Griffin on Compiling Short Story Collections, Writing and Music, and Writing Advice Ignored

June 25th, 2018

1:08:43
In this podcast Michael Griffin talks about Compiling Short Story Collections, Writing and Music, Writing Advice Ignored, and much more. About …

TIHR 001: Jennifer Lynch on Chained, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Broken Humans

June 21st, 2018

39:31
In this remastered and re-edited This Is Horror Podcast conversation Jennifer Lynch talks about Chained, Vincent D’Onofrio, broken humans, and much more. The original podcast aired on 4 February 2013. About Jennifer …

TIH 210: Paul Michael Anderson on Bones are Made to be Broken, Harlan Ellison, and Short Story Notes

June 18th, 2018

1:05:16
In this podcast Paul Michael Anderson talks about Bones are Made to be Broken, Harlan Ellison, Short Story Notes, and much more. About Paul Michael …

TIH 209: Paul Michael Anderson on Redrafting, Submitting Stories, and Writing Without Rules

June 12th, 2018

1:27:20
In this podcast Paul Michael Anderson talks about Redrafting, Submitting Stories, Writing Without Rules, and much more. About Paul Michael Anderson …

TIH 208: Laird Barron on Crafting Sentences, Alibi Construction and Evidence Disposal, and Supernatural Short Stories

June 4th, 2018

1:15:42
In this podcast Laird Barron talks about Crafting Sentences, Alibi Construction and Evidence Disposal, Supernatural Short Stories, and much more. About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of …

TIH 207: Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime Fiction, and Toning Down The Weird

May 28th, 2018

1:33:26
In this podcast Laird Barron talks about Blood Standard, Crime Fiction, Toning Down The Weird, and much more. About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago …

TIH 206: Michelle Garza on Serial Box with Brian Keene, Collaborations, and Writing Heavy Metal Lyrics

May 21st, 2018

1:12:11
In this podcast Michelle Garza talks about Serial Box with Brian Keene, collaborations, writing heavy metal lyrics, and much more. About Michelle …

TIH 205: Michelle Garza on Collaborative Writing, Kingdom of Teeth, and Writing Realistic Violence

May 16th, 2018

1:10:50
In this podcast Michelle Garza talks about collaborative writing, Kingdom of Teeth, writing realistic violence  and much more. About Michelle …

TIH 204: Mike Davis on Daily Routine, Writing, and Belief and Evidence

May 7th, 2018

1:22:24
In this podcast Mike Davis talks about daily routine, wriitng, belief and evidence, and much more. About Mike Davis Mike Davis is a Dad, husband, editor, publisher, podcaster, and reader. He is the chief cook and bottle …

TIH 203: Mike Davis on The Lovecraft eZine, Living with Fibromyalgia, and Patreon

April 30th, 2018

1:06:12
In this podcast Mike Davis talks about The Lovecraft eZine, Living with Fibromyalgia, Patreon, and much more. About Mike Davis Mike Davis is a Dad, husband, editor, publisher, podcaster, and reader. He is the chief cook …

TIH 202: Kristi DeMeester on Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, Success vs. Anxiety, and Diversity

April 23rd, 2018

1:04:43
In this podcast Kristi DeMeester talks about Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, Success vs. Anxiety, Diversity, and much more. About Kristi DeMeester …

TIH 201: Kristi DeMeester on Growing Up, Important Life Lessons, and MFAs

April 16th, 2018

1:24:53
In this podcast Kristi DeMeester talks about growing up in a fundamentalist religious household, important life lessons growing up, and MFAs. About …

TIH 200: Celebrating 5 Years and 200 Episodes of the This Is Horror Podcast with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, and Dan Howarth

April 10th, 2018

2:42:03
In this podcast Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, and Dan Howarth celebrate five years and 200 episodes of the This Is Horror Podcast. Show notes [02:40] Israel Finn message [10:00] Episode one with Jennifer Lynch …

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

April 5th, 2018

2:00:30
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 …

TIH 198: Chris Kelso on Life Lessons, Hybrid Stories, and Worst Writing Advice

March 31st, 2018

1:00:28
In this podcast Chris Kelso talks about early life lessons, hybrid stories, the worst writing advice, and much more. About Chris Kelso Chris Kelso is an award-winning genre writer, editor, and illustrator from Scotland. …

TIH 197: Chris Kelso on Writing From The Wound, Turning 30, and Confusing The Art with the Artist

March 27th, 2018

1:02:42
In this podcast Chris Kelso talks about writing from the wound, turning thirty, confusing the art with the artist, and much more. About Chris Kelso Chris Kelso is an award-winning genre writer, editor, and illustrator …

TIH 196: Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth on How To Start Podcasting, Growing Up, and Parenthood

March 19th, 2018

1:58:04
In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth talk about How To Start Podcasting, Growing Up, Parenthood, and much more. About Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth Michael David Wilson is the founder of This Is …

TIH 195: Nick Mamatas on Japanese Fiction, Self-Defining Politics, and Creative Writing MFAs

March 13th, 2018

1:24:30
In this podcast Nick Mamatas talks about Japanese Fiction, Self-Defining Politics, Creative Writing MFAs, and much more. About Nick Mamatas Nick …

TIH 194: Nick Mamatas on Editing Clarkesworld, Common Story Mistakes, and Writing a Novel in Eight Weeks

March 6th, 2018

1:21:23
In this podcast Nick Mamatas talks about Editing Clarkesworld, Common Story Mistakes, Writing a Novel in Eight Weeks, and much more. About Nick Mamatas Nick Mamatas is the author of a number of novels: Move Under …

TIH 193: Jon Padgett and Matt Cardin on Vastarien Literary Journal, Thomas Ligotti, and The Creative Self

February 28th, 2018

1:32:41
In this podcast Jon Padgett and Matt Cardin talk about Vastarien, Thomas Ligotti, The Creative Self, and much more. About Vastarien Vastarien is a source of critical study and creative response to the corpus of Thomas …

Story Unboxed 007: The Box by Jack Ketchum (Feat. Guest Co-host Castle Rock Radio’s Max Booth III)

February 24th, 2018

2:43:07
In this very special episode of the This Is Horror Podcast we present the seventh instalment of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing. Story Unboxed is usually a podcast reserved for This Is Horror …

TIH 192: Antony Johnston on Dead Space, Atomic Blonde, Writing Video Games, and The Exphoria Code

February 20th, 2018

1:05:17
In this podcast Antony Johnston talks about Dead Space, Atomic Blonde, Writing Video Games, The Exphoria Code, and much more. About Antony Johnston Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, …

TIH 191: Antony Johnston on Life Lessons, Creativity, and Social Media Discipline

February 13th, 2018

1:04:57
In this podcast Antony Johnston talks about early life lessons, creativity, social media, and much more. About Antony Johnston Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist, author, and games writer …

TIH 190 Laird Barron on Almost Dying in Alaska Twice, The Origin of Ideas, and Goals for 2018

February 6th, 2018

1:22:43
In this podcast Laird Barron talks about his forthcoming novel Blood Standard, the connection between horror and crime fiction, violence in horror, …

TIH 189: Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime and Horror Fiction, and Violence in Horror

January 30th, 2018

1:12:53
In this podcast Laird Barron talks about his forthcoming novel Blood Standard, the connection between horror and crime fiction, violence in horror, …

TIH 188: Laird Barron on Growing Up in Alaska, Applying Life Lessons to Writing, and Dealing with Despair

January 24th, 2018

1:14:02
In this podcast Laird Barron talks about growing up in Alaska, applying life lessons to writing, dealing with despair, and much more. Original photo credit: Ellen Datlow About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat …

TIH 187: Orrin Grey on Lessons from Old School Monster Movies, Making Believable Monsters, and Tips for Freelance Writers

January 17th, 2018

1:11:06
In this podcast Orrin Grey talks about old school monster movies, how to make and write about believable monsters, tips for freelance writers, and …

TIH 186: Orrin Grey on Never Bet The Devil, Classic Horror Monsters, and Finding Your Writing Voice

January 11th, 2018

1:06:09
In this podcast Orrin Grey talks about Never Bet The Devil, classic horror monsters, finding your writing voice, and much more. About Orrin Grey …

TIH 185: The Ten Most Popular This Is Horror Podcast Episodes of 2017

December 30th, 2017

1:28:38
Stop reading if you don’t want to know the top 10 order before listening  In this podcast we count down the ten most popular This Is Horror Podcast …

TIH 184: Jasper Bark on Quiet Places, The Way of the Barefoot Zombie, and Cosmic vs Folk Horror

December 27th, 2017

1:36:47
In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about Quiet Places, The Way of the Barefoot Zombie, Cosmic vs Folk Horror, and much more. About Jasper Bark Jasper …

TIH 183: Jasper Bark on Horror Publishing Landscape, Crafting Characters, Distraction Free Lives, and Social Media Breaks

December 20th, 2017

1:28:14
In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about the Horror Publishing Landscape, Crafting Characters, Distraction Free Lives, Social Media Breaks and much more. About Jasper Bark Jasper Bark is an award-winning novelist, …

TIH 182: Kathe Koja on The Cipher, Christopher Marlowe, and Strangest Story Ever Written

December 14th, 2017

1:50:23
In this podcast Kathe Koja talks about The Cipher, Christopher Marlowe, the strangest story she’s ever written, and much more. About Kathe Koja Kathe Koja is a writer, performer, director and independent producer. Her …

TIH 181: S.P. Miskowski on I Wish I Was Like You, Writing Advice, and Weird Fiction Syllabus

December 8th, 2017

1:10:38
In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about I Wish I Was Like You, writing advice, her ideal weird fiction syllabus, and much more. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee and …

TIH 180: S.P. Miskowski on Knock Knock, Plays vs. Short Stories vs. Novels, and the Shirley Jackson Award

December 6th, 2017

50:22
In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about Knock Knock, plays vs. short stories vs. novels, and the Shirley Jackson Award. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee and is the …

TIH 179: S.P. Miskowski on Life Lessons Growing Up, Writing Objectives, and Anxiety

November 30th, 2017

1:25:05
In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about her life lessons growing up, writing objectives, anxiety, and much more. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee, and is the …

TIH 178: Matt Cardin on Horror Literature Encyclopedia, Social Media Addiction, and A Course in Demonic Creativity

November 22nd, 2017

1:17:24
In this podcast Matt Cardin talks about Horror Literature through History: An Encyclopedia of the Stories That Speak to Our Deepest Fears, social media addiction, demonic creativity, and much more. About Matt Cardin …

TIH 177: Matt Cardin on Horror and Spirituality, Thomas Ligotti, and Alan Watts

November 16th, 2017

1:22:38
In this podcast Matt Cardin talks about horror and spirituality, Thomas Ligotti, Alan Watts, and much more. About Matt Cardin Matt Cardin is a …

TIH 176: Alan Baxter on Relocating to Australia, Writing Fight Scenes, and Martial Arts

November 8th, 2017

1:00:50
In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about relocating to Australia, writing fight scenes, martial arts, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is …

TIH 175: Alan Baxter on Writing for Video Games, The Book Club, and Crow Shine

November 1st, 2017

1:05:17
In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about writing for video games, The Book Club, Crow Shine, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is a …

TIH 174: Alan Baxter on Confronting Mortality, Starting Out Writing, and Early Life Lessons

October 26th, 2017

1:17:31
In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about confronting mortality, starting out writing, early life lessons, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter …

TIH 173: Nadia Bulkin on Unpacking Tropes, Japanese Horror, and Writing About Topical Themes

October 20th, 2017

In this podcast Nadia Bulkin talks about unpacking tropes, Japanese horror, writing about topical themes, and much more. About Nadia Bulkin Born in …

TIH 172: Nadia Bulkin on Growing Up in Indonesia, Demon Myths, and Socio-Political Horror

October 11th, 2017

1:09:18
In this podcast Nadia Bulkin talks about growing up in Indonesia, demon myths, socio-political horror, and much more. About Nadia Bulkin Born in …

TIH 171: Constructive Criticism, Time Management, and Indie Publishing with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

October 3rd, 2017

1:28:46
In this podcast we provide you with some of the best clips from the patrons only Q&A sessions with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. About Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella Michael David Wilson and Bob …

TIH 170: Nicole Cushing on The Sadist’s Bible, Mr. Suicide, and the Bram Stoker Award

September 29th, 2017

1:14:20
In this podcast Nicole Cushing talks about The Sadist’s Bible, Mr. Suicide, winning the Bram Stoker Award, and much more. About Nicole Cushing Nicole …

TIH 169: Nicole Cushing on Writer’s Block, Depicting Sexual Violence, and Transgressive Fiction

September 27th, 2017

1:16:41
In this podcast Nicole Cushing talks about writer’s block, depicting sexual violence, transgressive fiction, and much more. About Nicole Cushing …

TIH 168: Livia Llewellyn on Long vs Short Fiction, Bad Writing Advice, and Horror Misconceptions

September 20th, 2017

53:24
In this podcast Livia Llewellyn talks about long vs short fiction, bad writing advice, horror misconceptions, and much more. About Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn is an award-winning writer of horror, dark fantasy and …

TIH 167: Livia Llewellyn on Furnace, Childhood Dreams, and Managing Distractions

September 13th, 2017

1:01:57
In this podcast Livia Llewellyn talks about Furnace, childhood dreams, managing distractions, and much more. About Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn is an award-winning writer of horror, dark fantasy and erotica, whose …

TIH 166: Joe R. Lansdale on Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, and Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers

September 6th, 2017

2:29:42
In this podcast Joe R. Lansdale talks about Hap and Leonard, Growing Up in East Texas, Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers, and much more. About Joe R. Lansdale Champion Mojo Storyteller Joe R. Lansdale is the author of …

TIH 165: Gemma Files on Story Ideas, Dealing with Depression, and Each Thing I Show You is a Piece of My Death

August 31st, 2017

1:00:22
In this podcast Gemma Files talks about story ideas, dealing with depression, and much more. About Gemma Files Born April 4, 1968, in London, England, Gemma Files is the child of two actors (Elva Mai Hoover and Gary …

TIH 164: Gemma Files on Films and Fiction, Planning Stories, and Memory Work

August 29th, 2017

1:13:23
In this podcast Gemma Files talks about films and fiction, planning stories, memory work, and much more. About Gemma Files Born April 4, 1968, in London, England, Gemma Files is the child of two actors (Elva Mai Hoover …

TIH 163: Gemma Files on Experimental Film, Autism, and Story Lessons

August 24th, 2017

1:23:43
In this podcast Gemma Files talks about Experimental Film, autism, story lessons, and much more. About Gemma Files Born April 4, 1968, in London, England, Gemma Files is the child of two actors (Elva Mai Hoover and Gary …

TIH 162: Benjamin Percy on The Dark Net, Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction, and Comic Book Writing

August 16th, 2017

1:36:11
In this podcast Benjamin Percy talks about his new novel The Dark Net, his non-fiction book Thrill Me, writing comic books, and much more. About Benjamin Percy Benjamin Percy is the author of four novels, the most …

TIH 161: Victor LaValle on The Ballad of Black Tom, H. P. Lovecraft, and Mastering F-bombs in Fiction

August 9th, 2017

1:35:53
In this podcast Victor LaValle talks about The Ballad of Black Tom, H. P. Lovecraft, f-bombs in fiction, and much more. About Victor LaValle Victor …

TIH 160: John Langan on House of Windows, Best Places to Submit Horror Fiction, and Red Line Technique

August 4th, 2017

1:19:27
In this podcast John Langan talks about the re-release of House of Windows, the best places to submit horror fiction, and the red line technique. About John Langan John Langan is the author of two novels, The Fisherman …

TIH 159: John Langan on The Fisherman, Training Your Mind For Good Ideas, and Creative Writing

August 2nd, 2017

1:25:23
In this podcast John Langan talks about The Fisherman, training your mind for good ideas, and Creative Writing. About John Langan John Langan is the author of two novels, The Fisherman (Word Horde 2016) and House of …

TIH 158: Andy Davidson on Vampires in Fiction, Daily Habits, and Best Writing Advice

July 28th, 2017

1:20:15
In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about vampires in fiction, daily habits, and his best writing advice. About Andy Davidson Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the University of Mississippi in …

TIH 157: Andy Davidson on In the Valley of the Sun, Childhood Memories, and Writing Motivation

July 26th, 2017

1:31:04
In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about his new novel In the Valley of the Sun, childhood memories, writing motivation, and much more. About Andy Davidson Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the …

TIH 156: Tony McMillen on Heavy Metal and Horror, Best Failure, and Nefarious Twit

July 14th, 2017

1:22:35
In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about horror and heavy metal, his best failure, Nefarious Twit, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, …

[Preview] SU 002: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

July 12th, 2017

41:44
Our latest episode of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing unboxes and analyses Rosemary’s Baby. You can get full access to the …

TIH 155: Tony McMillen on An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, and Word Horde

July 7th, 2017

1:12:16
In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, Word Horde, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, and the …

TIH 154: Nick Gucker on Advice for Artists, Yokai, and Conventions

June 30th, 2017

1:14:20
In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about yokai, conventions, and gives advice to artists. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird fiction …

TIH 153: Nick Gucker on Art and Illustration, Weird Fiction, and Monster Magnet

June 28th, 2017

1:15:01
In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about art, weird fiction, Monster Magnet, and much more. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird …

TIH 152: Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

June 21st, 2017

1:07:45
In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about writing quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and his best writing advice. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new …

TIH 151: Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

June 15th, 2017

1:07:04
In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about horror as escapism, Hollywood screenwriting, literary fiction, and much more. About Philip Fracassi …

TIH 150: Philip Fracassi on Biggest Fears, Story Structure, and Screenwriting

June 7th, 2017

1:43:11
In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about his biggest fears, story structure, screenwriting, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new …

TIH 149: Jon Padgett on The Secret of Ventriloquism, Weird Fiction, and Eckhart Tolle

June 1st, 2017

59:08
In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about The Secret of Ventriloquism, weird fiction, Eckhart Tolle, and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a …

TIH 148: Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

May 24th, 2017

1:03:42
In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about Thomas Ligotti, writing lessons, impostor syndrome and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his …

TIH 147: Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

May 17th, 2017

1:04:27
In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about creating characters, masculinity, Albert Camus, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is …

TIH 146: Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

May 11th, 2017

1:01:31
In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about his first experiences with horror, his novel Stranded, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short …

TIH 145: J.S. Breukelaar on Aletheia, Crystal Lake Publishing, and Teaching Creative Writing

May 3rd, 2017

1:10:28
In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about her brand new novel Aletheia, working with Crystal Lake Publishing, teaching Creative Writing, and much more. About J.S. Breukelaar JS Breukelaar is the author of Aletheia …

[Preview] SU 001: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

May 2nd, 2017

37:31
We recently released the first episode of our brand new podcast, Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing for all patrons pledging at $3 and above. But perhaps you’re on the edge about pledging at $3 or …

TIH 144: J.S. Breukelaar on Ghosts, American Monster, and Story Mistakes

April 27th, 2017

1:12:13
In this podcast J.S. Breukelaar talks about ghosts as memories, her first novel American Monster, learning from and identifying story mistakes, and much more. About J.S. Breukelaar JS Breukelaar is the author of …

TIH 143: Alasdair Stuart on Writing Audio Stories, Pseudopod Podcast, and Best Writing Advice

April 19th, 2017

1:04:19
In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about writing audio stories, Pseudopod Podcast, his best writing advice, and much more. About Alasdair Stuart Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host …

TIH 142: Alasdair Stuart on Pseudopod, Comics, and Audio Stories

April 12th, 2017

59:33
In this podcast Alasdair Stuart talks about Pseudopod, audio stories, comics, and much more. About Alasdair Stuart Alasdair Stuart is the owner of Escape Artists, Inc., as well as host of PseudoPod and co-host of Escape …

TIH 141: Betty Rocksteady on Weird Fiction, Research, and Outlining

April 5th, 2017

1:14:51
In this podcast Betty Rocksteady talks about weird fiction, research, outlining, and much more. About Betty Rocksteady Betty Rocksteady is your everyday Canadian weirdo with a leaning towards the macabre and grotesque. …

TIH 140: Betty Rocksteady on Like Jagged Teeth, Bizarro, and Arachnophile

March 31st, 2017

53:11
In this podcast Betty Rocksteady talks about her forthcoming novella Like Jagged Teeth, the bizarro fiction genre, Arachnophile, and much more. About Betty Rocksteady Betty Rocksteady is your everyday Canadian weirdo …

TIH 139: Adam Nevill on Haunted House Stories, Online Book Launches, and Book Signings

March 22nd, 2017

58:55
In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about his favourite haunted house stories, book signings, online book launches, and much more. About Adam Nevill Adam L.G. Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969 and grew up in …

TIH 138: Adam Nevill on The Ritual, Writing Process, and Facebook Advertising

March 15th, 2017

56:28
In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about the film adaption of The Ritual, his writing process, Facebook advertising, and much more. About Adam Nevill Adam L.G. Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969 and grew up …

TIH 137: Adam Nevill on Under A Watchful Eye, Ritual Limited, and Creative Writing

March 9th, 2017

1:13:32
In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about his latest novel Under A Watchful Eye, his independent publishing house Ritual Limited, and Creative Writing …

TIH 136: Ania Ahlborn on The Devil Crept In, Story Research, and Daily Habits

February 28th, 2017

1:01:38
In this podcast Ania Ahlborn talks about her new novel The Devil Crept In, research for stories, morning rituals, advice to her eighteen-year-old …

TIH 135: Ania Ahlborn on Making A Monster, Self Publishing Seed, and Families in Horror

February 22nd, 2017

1:08:05
In this podcast Ania Ahlborn talks about self publishing her first novel Seed, her LitReactor course ‘Making A Monster’, writing about families in …

TIH 134: Stephen Volk on The Parts We Play, Filmmaking, and Writing Short Stories

February 15th, 2017

1:23:34
In this podcast Stephen Volk talks about his latest short story collection The Parts We Play, filmmaking, writing short stories, and much more. About …

TIH 133: David Bowles on Chupacabra Vengeance, Kaiju, and Lords of the Earth

February 6th, 2017

1:33:35
In this podcast David Bowles talks about Chupacabra Vengeance, kaiju, Lords of the Earth, and much more. About David Bowles David Bowles is a Mexican-American author, poet and translator from South Texas, where he …

TIH 132: David Bowles on Mexican-American Folklore, Southern Gothic, and Story Ideas

January 30th, 2017

1:28:46
In this podcast David Bowles talks about Mexican-American folklore, southern gothic, story ideas, and much more. About David Bowles David Bowles is a …

TIH 131: Simon Kurt Unsworth on The Devil’s Evidence, Diseases of the Teeth, and Audiobooks

January 24th, 2017

1:39:16
In this podcast Simon Kurt Unsworth talks about his latest books, The Devil’s Evidence and Diseases of the Teeth, audiobooks, and much more. About Simon Kurt Unsworth Simon Kurt Unsworth was born in Manchester and lives …

TIH 130: Max Booth III on The Nightly Disease, Working The Hotel Night Shift, and Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing

January 16th, 2017

1:31:49
In this podcast Max Booth III talks about his new novel The Nightly Disease, working the night shift at the hotel, Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, and much more. About Max Booth III Max Booth III is the author of …

TIH 129: Diversity, Rejections and Gamut Magazine with Richard Thomas, Hillary Dodge and Heather Foster

January 9th, 2017

59:40
In this podcast Richard Thomas, Hillary Dodge and Heather Foster talk about Gamut Magazine, diversity, rejections and much more. About Gamut Magazine …

TIH 128: Gamut Magazine, Fiction, Poetry and Non-Fiction with Richard Thomas, Hillary Dodge and Heather Foster

January 3rd, 2017

1:13:59
In this podcast Richard Thomas, Hillary Dodge and Heather Foster talk about Gamut Magazine. About Gamut Magazine Gamut is an online magazine of …

TIH 127: J Daniel Stone on Blood Kiss, Writing Mechanics and Planning Stories

December 30th, 2016

1:21:14
In this podcast J. Daniel Stone talks about Blood Kiss, writing mechanics, planning stories and much more. About J. Daniel Stone J. Daniel Stone is the pseudonym for a hotheaded Italian kid from New York City. He has …

TIH 126: J. Daniel Stone on Living in New York, Preparing Bodies for the Morgue and I Can Taste The Blood

December 26th, 2016

1:09:39
In this podcast J. Daniel Stone talks about living in New York, preparing bodies for the morgue, editorial lessons and more. About J. Daniel Stone J. Daniel Stone is the pseudonym for a hotheaded Italian kid from New …

TIH 125: Ray Cluley on Writing Suspenseful Scenes, Antarctic Horror and Writing to Music

December 20th, 2016

1:00:29
In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about writing suspenseful scenes, antarctic horror, music to write to and much more. About Ray Cluley Ray Cluley has …

TIH 124: Ray Cluley on Authentic Storytelling, Researching Locations and Short Story Writing

December 14th, 2016

1:14:11
In this podcast Ray Cluley talks about full-time and part-time writing, authentic storytelling, research for stories and much more. About Ray Cluley …

TIH 123: Writers’ Craft Talk: Writing Suspenseful Scenes with 16 Writers

December 6th, 2016

1:09:34
In this podcast sixteen writers discuss techniques for writing suspenseful scenes. Contributions from Stephen Volk, Maura McHugh, Melissa Lason and …

TIH 122: Luna E Volk by Mercedes M. Yardley

November 30th, 2016

18:30
In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley narrates her short story ‘Luna E Volk’. About Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who …

TIH 121: T.E. Grau on They Don’t Come Home Anymore, Professional Mindset and Novellas

November 21st, 2016

1:22:43
In this podcast T.E. Grau talks about his forthcoming This Is Horror novella They Don’t Come Home Anymore, how to have a professional mindset, the novella form and self-evaluating writing. About T.E. Grau T.E. Grau is …

TIH 120: Mercedes M. Yardley on Gamut Magazine, Rejections and Fairy Tales

November 15th, 2016

1:28:15
In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley talks about Gamut Magazine, rejections, fairy tales and much more. About Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears stilettos and poisonous flowers in her …

TIH 119: Mercedes M. Yardley on NaNoWriMo, the Poetry of Language and Beautiful Horror

November 10th, 2016

1:18:15
In this podcast Mercedes M. Yardley talks about NaNoWriMo, the poetry of language, working in fifteen-minute increments, beautiful horror and much …

TIH 118: Josh Malerman on A House at the Bottom of a Lake, Halloween and Water in Horror

October 31st, 2016

2:41:25
In this special Halloween podcast Josh Malerman talks about Halloween, A House at the Bottom of a Lake, water in horror and much more. A House at the Bottom of a Lake is out today— Don’t forget to claim your free …

TIH 117: J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson on Turning 30, Failing in Public and Minimum Effective Dose Misconceptions

October 27th, 2016

1:26:32
In this podcast J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson talk about turning thirty, failing in public and the misconception surrounding minimum effective dose. About J. David Osborne J. David Osborne is the Portland, …

TIH 116: J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson on Podcasting, Authenticity, Vulnerability and Nutrition

October 24th, 2016

1:06:26
In this podcast J. David Osborne and Michael David Wilson interview each other simultaneously. They talk about podcasting, authenticity, the beauty …

TIH 115: John F.D. Taff on Dialogue, Full-time Writing and Emotional Horror

October 17th, 2016

1:19:14
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about dialogue, writing full-time, emotional horror and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram …

TIH 114: John F.D. Taff on Good and Bad Editors, I Can Taste The Blood and Grey Matter Press

October 12th, 2016

1:01:00
In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about good and bad editors, I Can Taste The Blood, working with Grey Matter Press and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with …

TIH 113: Jon Grilz on Audio Drama Podcasts, Small Town Horror and Flawed Protagonists

October 3rd, 2016

1:04:02
In this podcast Jon Grilz talks about his favourite audio drama podcasts, the inspiration for Small Town Horror, writing a flawed protagonist and much more. About Jon Grilz Writer and podcaster Jon Grilz is Minnesotan, …

TIH 112: Jon Grilz on Small Town Horror Podcast, Crazytown and Audio Drama Production

September 27th, 2016

1:33:55
In this podcast Jon Grilz talks about the Small Town Horror podcast, his Crazytown series, audio drama production and much more. About Jon Grilz Writer and podcaster Jon Grilz is Minnesotan, born and bred. He has an …

TIH 111: Jessica McHugh on Creative Writing, Working as a Stripper and Bizarro

September 20th, 2016

1:41:18
In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about lessons learned teaching Creative Writing, the myth of writer’s block, working as a stripper at nineteen, bizarro and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica McHugh is a …

TIH 110: Jessica McHugh on The Train Derails in Boston, Writing 57 Stories in One Year and Writing by Hand

September 14th, 2016

1:21:38
In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about her new novel The Train Derails in Boston, writing fifty-seven stories in one year, writing by hand, her love for the horror genre and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica …

TIH 109: Writers’ Craft Talk: Best Writing Advice with 20 Writers

September 6th, 2016

1:05:52
In this podcast twenty writers discuss the best writing advice they’ve received. Contributions from Stephen Graham Jones, Mercedes M. Yardley, Helen …

TIH 108: Michaelbrent Collings on Outlining, Stoker Awards and Story Ideas

August 29th, 2016

52:07
In this podcast Michaelbrent Collings talks about outlining stories, story ideas, the Stoker Awards and much more. About Michaelbrent Collings …

TIH 107: Michaelbrent Collings on Self Publishing, Social Media and Writing Commercially

August 22nd, 2016

54:49
In this podcast Michaelbrent Collings talks about self publishing, social media, writing commercially and much more. About Michaelbrent Collings …

TIH 105: Tim Lebbon on The Family Man, Adaptations and Endurance Sports

August 8th, 2016

1:02:01
In this podcast Tim Lebbon talks about his new novel The Family Man, adaptations, endurance sports and much more. About Tim Lebbon Tim Lebbon is the New York Times bestselling author of the movie novelizations of 30 …

TIH 104: John Skipp on Fight Scenes, Bizarro and Zombies

August 1st, 2016

1:00:45
In this podcast John Skipp talks about Fight Scenes, Bizarro and Zombies. About John Skipp John Skipp is a New York Times bestselling author, editor, …

TIH 103: Aaron Sterns on Screen vs Page, Plotting Stories, and Gothic and Subversive Fiction

July 25th, 2016

1:00:25
In this podcast Aaron Sterns talks about the difference between writing for the screen and writing fiction, plotting stories and lecturing in Gothic and Subversive Fiction. About Aaron Sterns Aaron Sterns is the …

TIH 102: Aaron Sterns on Wolf Creek, Screenwriting and Existential Nightmares

July 19th, 2016

1:06:57
In this podcast Aaron Sterns talks about the Wolf Creek series, existential nightmares and screenwriting. About Aaron Sterns Aaron Sterns is the …

TIH 101: Angela Slatter on Vigil, Fairy Tales and Jo Fletcher Books

July 12th, 2016

1:13:34
In this podcast Angela Slatter talks about her brand new novel Vigil, working with Jo Fletcher, fairy tales and much more. About Angela Slatter Specialising in dark fantasy and horror, Angela Slatter is the author of …

TIH 100: David Moody on the Hater Adaptation, Wattpad and Dealing with Depression

July 5th, 2016

2:00:42
Happy 100th episode to us! In this podcast David Moody talks about the Hater adaptation, brand new Hater trilogy, Wattpad, dealing with depression and much more. About David Moody David Moody grew up on a diet of trashy …

TIH 099: Paul Tremblay on 500 Words per Day, Self-doubt and Inspiration

June 27th, 2016

51:43
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about writing 500 words daily, self-doubt and the inspiration behind A Head Full of Ghosts. About Paul Tremblay …

TIH 098: Paul Tremblay on Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, A Head Full of Ghosts and Story Ideas

June 20th, 2016

52:26
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about his new novel Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, A Head Full of Ghosts and story ideas. About Paul Tremblay …

TIH 097: John C. Foster on Fear of the Dark, Writing Novels and Hardboiled Crime

June 13th, 2016

57:07
In this podcast John C. Foster talks about his fear of the dark, writing novels and hardboiled crime.  About John C. Foster John C. Foster was born …

TIH 096: John Skipp on Fungasm Press, The Art of Horrible People and Clowns

June 6th, 2016

1:01:00
In this podcast John Skipp talks about Fungasm Press, his short story collection The Art of Horrible People and clowns. About John Skipp John Skipp …

TIH 095: John C. Foster on Mister White, Grey Matter Press and Writing Action Scenes

May 30th, 2016

1:15:03
In this podcast John C. Foster talks about his latest novel Mister White, Grey Matter Press, Writing Action Scenes and much more.  About John C. …

TIH 094: Stephen Graham Jones on Story Revisions, Endings and Audio vs. Print Books

May 23rd, 2016

1:06:20
In this podcast Stephen Graham Jones talks about his new novel, Mongrels, story revisions, endings, audio vs. print books and much more. About Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones is the author of fifteen novels …

TIH 093: Scott Nicolay on The Outer Dark Podcast, Weird Fiction and Daily Habits

May 16th, 2016

1:03:20
In this podcast Scott Nicolay talks about weird fiction and its various forms, The Outer Dark Podcast, his daily habits and much more. About Scott …

TIH 092: Stephen Graham Jones on Werewolves, Mongrels and Common Writing Mistakes

May 9th, 2016

1:14:30
In this podcast Stephen Graham Jones talks about his brand new werewolf novel, Mongrels, common writing mistakes, self-doubt and much more. About …

TIH 091: Iain Rob Wright on CreateSpace, Self Publishing Costs and Collaborations

May 2nd, 2016

49:49
In this podcast Iain Rob Wright talks about CreateSpace, Self Publishing Costs and Collaborations. About Iain Rob Wright Iain Rob Wright is from the …

TIH 090: Scott Nicolay on Weird-Noir Connection, Story Length and Monsters, Rebuilt

April 26th, 2016

1:12:19
In this podcast Scott Nicolay talks about the connection between weird fiction and noir, first experiences with stories, the forthcoming anthology …

TIH 089: Iain Rob Wright on Self Publishing, Writing Full Time and Editing

April 18th, 2016

52:10
In this podcast Iain Rob Wright talks about his self publishing journey and success, full time writing, editing, working with Infected Books and much …

TIH 088: Kristin Nelson on Choosing a Literary Agent, Writing a Query Letter and the Nelson Literary Agency

April 12th, 2016

49:49
In this podcast Kristin Nelson talks about the Nelson Literary Agency, how to choose the right literary agent, writing a query letter and much more. About Kristin Nelson Kristin Nelson is President and owner of Nelson …

TIH 087: Vincenzo Bilof on the Effect of Satire, the Horror Writers Association and The Violators

April 4th, 2016

54:46
In this podcast Vincenzo Bilof talks about the effect of satire, George R. R. Martin, The Violators, the HWA and much more. About Vincenzo Bilof From …

TIH 086: Vincenzo Bilof on Remaking Classic Movies, Writing Experiences and The Violators

March 30th, 2016

1:07:01
In this podcast Vincenzo Bilof talks about his first memories and passions outside of writing, movies and remakes, first experiences writing and his …

TIH 085: Rebecca Jones-Howe on Writing Struggles, Working In Retail and Regional Stereotypes

March 21st, 2016

1:01:02
In this podcast Rebecca Jones-Howe talks about her writing struggles, working in retail, literary regional stereotypes and much more. About Rebecca …

TIH 084: Damien Angelica Walters on Sing Me Your Scars, Short Story Writing and Unusual Influences

March 14th, 2016

56:28
In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about her award-winning collection Sing Me Your Scars, short story writing, unusual influences and much …

TIH 083: Damien Angelica Walters on Paper Tigers, 100,000 Words in 30 Days and Dealing With Criticism

March 7th, 2016

59:04
In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about her new novel Paper Tigers, writing 100,000 words in 30 days, responding to criticism and much more. About Damien Angelica Walters Damien Angelica Walters is the …

TIH 082: Rebecca Jones-Howe on Vile Men and Online vs. College Writing Communities

February 29th, 2016

1:06:03
In this podcast Rebecca Jones-Howe talks about Vile Men and Online vs. College Writing Communities. About Rebecca Jones-Howe Rebecca went to college …

TIH 081: V. H. Leslie on Skein and Bone, the Novelist as Moral Philosopher and the Writing Process

February 22nd, 2016

33:28
In this podcast V. H. Leslie talks us through her early career and first professional sale, her debut collection Skein and Bone, her forthcoming …

TIH 080: V. H. Leslie on Writing Residencies, The Benefits of Writers’ Retreats and Writing Routine

February 18th, 2016

51:25
In this podcast V. H. Leslie talks about writing retreats, gender, writing routine and much more.  About V. H. Leslie V. H. Leslie’s first book, …

TIH 079: Brian Evenson on A Collapse of Horses, Working With Rob Zombie, Writing Video Game Adaptations and Foreign Translations

February 13th, 2016

1:12:24
In this podcast Brian Evenson talks about working with Rob Zombie, his new book A Collapse of Horses, writing video game adaptations, foreign …

TIH 078: Richard Thomas on Gamut Magazine, Kickstarter Do’s and Don’ts, and Short Story Mechanics

February 3rd, 2016

1:00:14
In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about his brand new venture Gamut Magazine, Do’s and Don’ts of Kickstarter and Short Story Mechanics.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of seven books: Three novels, …

TIH 077: Richard Thomas on Breaker, Gamut Magazine and Kickstarter Fundraising

January 25th, 2016

1:01:42
In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about his new novel, Breaker, his exciting new venture, Gamut Magazine, and the ins and outs of Kickstarter …

TIH 076: Simon Strantzas on Best Weird Fiction, The Secret to a Good Life and British Horror

January 18th, 2016

42:57
In this podcast Simon Strantzas talks about The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 3, the secret to a good life and the British horror scene.  About …

TIH 075: James Everington and Dan Howarth on Hotel Horror and The Hyde Hotel

January 13th, 2016

1:08:26
In this podcast James Everington and Dan Howarth talk about their new anthology, The Hyde Hotel, and talk about the appeal of hotel horror.  …

TIH 074: Simon Strantzas on Weird vs. Strange Fiction, Writing Routine and Thinking Horror

January 4th, 2016

46:38
In this podcast Simon Strantzas talks about the distinction between weird and strange fiction, his writing routine, the new journal Thinking Horror, his current works-in-progress and much more.  About Simon Strantzas …

TIH 073: Jasper Bark on How To Deal With Negativity, Successful Writers and Social Concerns

December 28th, 2015

45:11
In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about how to deal with negativity, successful writers, social concerns, sex, politics, religion and much more.  …

TIH 072: Jasper Bark on The Art of Asking, Facebook Advertising and Social Media

December 21st, 2015

1:01:15
In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about the art of asking, permission marketing, facebook advertising, social media and much more.  About Jasper Bark Jasper Bark finds writing author biographies and talking about …

TIH 071: Jasper Bark on Beyond Lovecraft, Crowdfunding and Graphic Novels

December 14th, 2015

1:01:14
In this podcast Jasper Bark talks about Beyond Lovecraft, Crowdfunding and Graphic Novels.  About Jasper Bark Jasper Bark finds writing author biographies and talking about himself in the third person faintly …

TIH 070: Bob Pastorella on Mojo Rising, World Fantasy Award, HP Lovecraft and Borderlands 6

December 7th, 2015

49:16
In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about his latest projects including his first novella, Mojo Rising, and his inclusion in Borderlands 6. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author …

TIH 069: And I’ll Scratch Yours by David James Keaton (A Live Reading)

November 30th, 2015

39:15
  In this podcast we present a special live recording of David James Keaton reading ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’ from Tony Baloney’s Pan Galactic Shit Show in downtown Jersey. Special thanks to Tony for recording the audio, …

TIH 068: T.E. Grau on The Nameless Dark, Dark Fiction and Technology

November 23rd, 2015

1:07:44
In this podcast T.E. Grau talks about The Nameless Dark, screenwriting, technology, dark fiction and much more.  About T.E. Grau T.E. Grau is an …

TIH 067: When Susurrus Stirs, written and narrated by Jeremy Robert Johnson

November 16th, 2015

15:41
  In this podcast Jeremy Robert Johnson narrates his short story ‘When Susurrus Stirs’.  About Jeremy Robert Johnson Jeremy Robert Johnson is the …

TIH 066: Barbie Wilde on Being The Female Cenobite in Hellraiser, The Voices of the Damned and Horror and Erotica

November 9th, 2015

1:07:12
In this podcast Barbie Wilde talks about her success as the female cenobite in Hellraiser, her novel The Venus Complex, her collection The Voices of …

TIH 065: Alison Littlewood on A Cold Silence, Writing and Horror

November 2nd, 2015

49:10
In this podcast Alison Littlewood talks about A Cold Silence, learning the writing craft and the horror genre.  About Alison Littlewood Alison …

TIH 064: Alison Littlewood on A Cold Season, Jo Fletcher Books and Zombie Apocalypse

October 26th, 2015

47:44
In this podcast Alison Littlewood talks about A Cold Season, Jo Fletcher Books and Zombie Apocalypse.  About Alison Littlewood Alison Littlewood was …

TIH 063: Helen Marshall on Gifts for the One Who Comes After and Medieval Research

October 19th, 2015

56:38
In this podcast Helen Marshall talks about Gifts for the One Who Comes After and Medieval Research.  About Helen Marshall Helen Marshall is an award-winning author, editor, and bibliophile. Her poetry and fiction have …

TIH 062: Helen Marshall on Fantasy Genre Misconceptions, Clarion West Writers Workshop and Rules of Writing

October 12th, 2015

1:00:36
In this podcast Helen Marshall talks about Fantasy genre misconceptions, Clarion West Writers Workshop and rules of writing.  About Helen Marshall …

TIH 061: Ellen Datlow on The Best Horror of the Year, The Golden Age of Horror and Good vs. Great Stories

October 5th, 2015

47:40
In this podcast Ellen Datlow talks about the golden age of horror, the best horror of the year and much more.  About Ellen Datlow Ellen Datlow has …

TIH 060: Ellen Datlow on Editing Misconceptions, Reading and Themed Anthologies

September 28th, 2015

1:01:31
In this podcast Ellen Datlow talks about editing misconceptions, reading and themed anthologies. About Ellen Datlow Ellen Datlow has been editing …

TIH 059: John C. Foster on Marketing, Becoming A Novelist and Social Media Engagement

September 18th, 2015

1:15:27
In this podcast John C. Foster talks about his journey from screenwriter to novelist, marketing and how to engage with others on social media.  …

TIH 058: John C. Foster on The Rules of Writing, Writer’s Block and Full-Time Writing

September 9th, 2015

1:04:28
In this podcast John C. Foster talks about the rules of writing, writer’s block and full-time writing.  About John C. Foster John C. Foster was born …

TIH 057: Max Booth III on Running A Small Press and Pushing The Boundaries in Horror Fiction

September 2nd, 2015

54:10
In this podcast Max Booth III talks about running a small press, pushing the boundaries in horror fiction and writer’s block. With special guest co-host Bob Pastorella. Check out the first part of this interview with …

TIH 056: Max Booth III on Writing A Novel In Two Weeks and Reviewing Books You Haven’t Finished Reading

August 30th, 2015

1:00:44
In this podcast Max Booth III talks about writing a novel in two weeks, how to successfully kidnap strangers and when it’s okay to review books you …

TIH 055: Jeremy Robert Johnson on Skullcrack City, The Mars Volta and What To Read

August 19th, 2015

37:11
In this podcast Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about Skullcrack City, The Mars Volta and selecting reading material.  About Jeremy Robert Johnson Jeremy …

TIH 054: Jeremy Robert Johnson on Skullcrack City, the FBI and Style Over Substance

August 11th, 2015

48:45
In this podcast Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about Skullcrack City, Visits from the FBI and Style over Substance in Stories. About Jeremy Robert …

TIH 053: Rich Hawkins on The Last Plague, Zombies and The British Fantasy Awards

August 5th, 2015

1:19:19
In this podcast Rich Hawkins talks about his British Fantasy Award nominated novel The Last Plague, his recent novella Black Star, Black Sun, writing zombie fiction and much more.  About Rich Hawkins Rich Hawkins hails …

TIH 052: Bob Pastorella on Rejected Stories, Disturbing Content and Story Planning

July 28th, 2015

1:09:24
In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about rejected stories, disturbing content, planning and much more.  About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has …

TIH 051: By Invisible Hands Written and Narrated by Simon Strantzas

July 20th, 2015

34:25
In this podcast Simon Strantzas reads his short story ‘By Invisible Hands’. About Simon Strantzas Simon Strantzas is the author of Burnt Black Suns (Hippocampus Press, 2014), Nightingale Songs (Dark Regions Press, …

TIH 050: Paul Tremblay on The Horror of Consequence and A Head Full of Ghosts

July 13th, 2015

50:13
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about the horror of consequence, A Head Full of Ghosts, short stories, basketball and much more. About Paul …

TIH 049: In The Year of Omens Written and Narrated by Helen Marshall

July 6th, 2015

34:45
In this podcast Helen Marshall reads her short story ‘In The Year of Omens’. About Helen Marshall Helen Marshall is a critically acclaimed Canadian …

TIH 048: Shaun Hutson on Monolith, Slugs, Defining Horror and 80s Horror

June 22nd, 2015

1:08:20
In this podcast we speak with Shaun Hutson about his latest novel, Monolith, the 80s horror scene, the definition of horror and more. About Shaun …

TIH 047: Paul Tremblay on A Head Full of Ghosts, Classic Horror and The Exorcist

June 8th, 2015

1:01:32
In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about his latest novel A Head Full of Ghosts, classic horror and The Exorcist. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay …

TIH 046: John Joseph Adams on Editing, Heavy Metal and Work-Life Balance

June 1st, 2015

41:22
In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about editing, work-life balance, heavy metal and much more. Check out our previous podcasts with John Joseph Adams. TIH 042: John Joseph Adams on The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, …

TIH 045: Carousel Written and Narrated by Lisa L. Hannett

May 25th, 2015

24:05
In this podcast Lisa L. Hannett reads her short story ‘Carousel’ originally published in Bluegrass Symphony (Ticonderoga Publications, 2011). About Lisa L. Hannett Lisa L. Hannett has had over 60 short stories appear in …

TIH 044: Josh Malerman on Ghastle and Yule, and How To Tackle Self-Doubt and Finish Your Story

May 18th, 2015

44:07
In this podcast we interview Josh Malerman in part three of our interview. Josh talks about Ghastle and Yule, and how to tackle self-doubt and finish …

TIH 043: John Joseph Adams on Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Anthologies and Diversity

May 11th, 2015

59:13
In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about putting together anthologies, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, ensuring diversity within …

TIH 042: John Joseph Adams on The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, Podcasts and Free Fiction

May 4th, 2015

56:57
In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy, Podcasts, Free Fiction, Kickstarter and much more. About John Joseph Adams John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science …

TIH 041: Geoff Brown on Military Horror, Ghosts, Haunted Creative Retreats and Resident Evil

April 27th, 2015

1:16:17
In this podcast Geoff Brown talks about military horror, ghosts, haunted creative retreats, Resident Evil and more. About Geoff Brown Geoff Brown is an Australian writer and twice Australian Shadows Award …

TIH 040: A Pound of Flesh Written and Narrated by Fred Venturini

April 20th, 2015

44:17
In this podcast Fred Venturini reads his short story ‘A Pound of Flesh’ taken from the This Is Horror 2013 Anthology of the Year The Booked …

TIH 039: Bob Pastorella on Weird Crime, Writing Groups and Great Storytelling

April 13th, 2015

1:04:54
In this podcast Bob Pastorella talks about weird crime, writing critique groups and great storytelling. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author of ‘To Watch Is Madness’, and has …

TIH 038: Andrew Pyper on Being A New York Times Bestseller, The Damned and Researching Sociopaths

April 6th, 2015

1:05:18
In this podcast Andrew Pyper talks about his success as a New York Times Bestselling Author, his brand new novel The Damned, researching sociopaths, and much more.  About Andrew Pyper Born in Stratford, Ontario, Andrew …

TIH 037: Josh Malerman on The Film Adaptation of Bird Box, Story Ideas and Intimidating Writers

March 25th, 2015

56:30
In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Universal Studios and the film adaptation of Bird Box, his novella Ghastle and Yule and writers that …

TIH 036: Nathan Ballingrud on The Visible Filth, His Second Collection and What Writers Should and Shouldn’t Do

March 20th, 2015

58:32
In this podcast Nathan Ballingrud talks about The Visible Filth, His Second Collection, Winning The Shirley Jackson Award and What Writers Should and …

TIH 035: Josh Malerman on Bird Box, The ‘Horror’ Label and Overnight Success

March 17th, 2015

1:13:56
In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Bird Box, the Horror label, overnight success, music, comedy, horror soundtracks, live readings and so much more!  About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman is the author of the novel …

TIH 034: Nathan Ballingrud on The Visible Filth, Stephen King Novels and Story Endings

March 10th, 2015

1:01:38
In this podcast Nathan Ballingrud talks about his forthcoming This Is Horror novella The Visible Filth, Stephen King Novels, Story Endings and why he doesn’t like writers writing stories about writers.  About Nathan …

TIH 033: To Watch Is Madness by Bob Pastorella

March 3rd, 2015

33:56
In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of the short story ‘To Watch Is Madness’, written and narrated by Bob Pastorella. About Bob Pastorella Bob Pastorella lives in Southeast Texas. He’s the author …

TIH 032: Richard Thomas on Editing, Narrative Point of View and Literary Agents

February 24th, 2015

41:13
In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about editing, narrative point of view and literary agents.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House …

TIH 031: Richard Thomas on Writing Disintegration, Short Stories and Narrative Voice

February 17th, 2015

56:55
In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about writing his forthcoming novel Disintegration, crafting short stories, narrative voice and his short story ‘Asking For Forgiveness’.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the …

TIH 030: Asking For Forgiveness by Richard Thomas

February 10th, 2015

10:03
In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of ‘Asking For Forgiveness’ written and narrated by Richard Thomas. ‘Asking For Forgiveness’ first appeared on the Menacing Hedge website. You can read it here. …

TIH 029: Stephen Graham Jones on Writing Fiction, Dialogue and Personal Development

February 4th, 2015

1:17:18
In this podcast Stephen Graham Jones talks about dialogue, what to and what not to do when writing, creating vs editing mode, daily habits and how fitness helps facilitate the creative process. You can listen to Stephen …

TIH 028: Thirteen by Stephen Graham Jones

January 27th, 2015

18:25
In this podcast This Is Horror present an audio recording of ‘Thirteen’ written and narrated by Stephen Graham Jones. ‘Thirteen’ is the opening story …

TIH 027: J David Osborne on Publishing, Daily Rituals and Making Reading Sexy

January 20th, 2015

1:00:05
In this podcast J David Osborne talks about the year ahead for Broken River Books, daily rituals and the reading resurgence. This is part two of our two part interview with J David Osborne. Please download TIH 026: J …

TIH 026: J David Osborne on Kickstarting An Indy Press

January 13th, 2015

1:08:00
In this podcast J David Osborne talks about kickstarting Broken River Books, a day in the life of a publisher, outsourcing, redefining genre and much more. This is part one of a two-part interview. The second part will …

TIH 025: Richard Thomas on The Do’s and Don’ts of Short Story Writing

January 6th, 2015

1:07:07
In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about horror writing in Transylvania, sending our horror fiction and what you should and shouldn’t do when …

TIH 024: Joe & Me Written and Narrated by David Moody

December 23rd, 2014

1:02:26
In this podcast This Is Horror and Infected Books proudly present Joe & Me written and narrated by David Moody.  Joe & Me Synopsis Joe is …

TIH 023: Adam Millard on Bizarro, Splatterpunk, The Human Santapede and Christmas Horror

December 16th, 2014

2:14:04
In this podcast Adam Millard discusses his christmas release, The Human Santapede, the evolution of his publishing house Crowded Quarantine, the …

TIH 022: Horror and Comedy with Jasper Bark and David James Keaton

November 28th, 2014

1:48:37
In this podcast we sit down with two award-winning authors, Jasper Bark and David James Keaton, to discuss horror, comedy and the link between the two. Topics [02:22] Interview starts and participants de-robe (yes, you …

TIH 021: David Moody and Wayne Simmons Interview

September 17th, 2014

1:30:19
In this podcast we sit down with David Moody and Wayne Simmons to talk about all things genre and much more. Topics [03:25] Interview start [04:20] How David and Wayne first met [07:57] The initial draft of Drop Dead …

TIH 020: Simon Bestwick on Writing Serials, Joel Lane and Plotting

August 20th, 2014

1:03:40
In this podcast we interview Simon Bestwick, author of The Faceless. We talk about Simon’s Black Mountain serial from Spectral Press, the writing …

TIH 019: Looking back at Hannibal Season Two with Booked

July 1st, 2014

1:40:30
In this podcast we sit down with Robb Olson and Livius Nedin from the Booked Podcast and discuss Hannibal Season Two. If you head over to the This Is Horror website you’ll also see a slideshow of Mads Mikkelsen’s suits …

TIH 018: Ray Cluley on Water For Drowning, What Makes A Good Short Story and The Joy Of Writing

June 20th, 2014

1:11:09
In this podcast we talk to the award-winning author Ray Cluley about his forthcoming This Is Horror release, Water For Drowning, the award-winning …

TIH 017: Stephen Graham Jones on What You Can and Can’t Learn From Creative Writing, Slasher Movies and Self-Doubt

May 6th, 2014

1:12:01
In this podcast we interview the award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones. We talk about his latest novel Not For Nothing, his This Is Horror …

TIH 016: Wayne Simmons on David Moody, Writing What You Know and Juggling Multiple Projects

April 11th, 2014

1:35:38
In this podcast we interview Wayne Simmons, the author of Plastic Jesus and a plethora of zombie novels. Wayne talks about writing, zombies, tattoos and much more. Topics [00:49] Wayne Simmons’ start in fiction writing …

TIH 015: Only God Forgives Review

February 18th, 2014

1:13:11
In this podcast we review Only God Forgives, written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. Before we review Only God …

TIH 014: Simon Kurt Unsworth on Moving From A Small Press To Large Publishing House

January 23rd, 2014

1:05:16
In this podcast Dan Howarth interviews Simon Kurt Unsworth, the author of Quiet Houses and the forthcoming horror novel The Sorrowful. Simon talks …

TIH 013: The Booked. Anthology Review and Interview with Robb Olson and Livius Nedin

January 17th, 2014

1:17:40
In this podcast we review The Booked. Anthology whilst also interviewing the anthologists Livius Nedin and Robb Olson. Topics [01:30] Origins of the …

TIH 012: The Best British Fantasy 2013 and House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill Book Reviews

October 7th, 2013

1:55:34
In this podcast we review The Best British Fantasy 2013 and House of Small Shadows by Adam Nevill, discuss the state of horror reviews and talk about what on earth we’re going to watch now that Breaking Bad has come to …

TIH 011: Paul Hyett on The Seasoning House and The Importance of Tension

September 24th, 2013

44:41
In this podcast we interview Paul Hyett, the writer and director of The Seasoning House. Topics [01:00] Paul Hyett interview and introduction to The …

TIH 010: Stephen McGeagh on Habit, Manchester and Creative Writing

July 26th, 2013

37:59
In this podcast we interview Stephen McGeagh, the author of Habit, a brand new horror novel from Salt Publishing. Topics [3:02] The genesis of Habit …

TIH 009: Joe Hill on NOS4A2, Family and Writing Novels

June 2nd, 2013

34:14
In this podcast Dan Howarth interviews Joe Hill in Liverpool Waterstone’s ahead of his NOS4R2/NOS4A2 launch. We then discuss the event in the This Is …

TIH 008: Whitstable by Stephen Volk Book Review

May 30th, 2013

56:03
In this podcast we review Whitstable by Stephen Volk. Whitstable was released by Spectral Press on 26 May to coincide with the centenary of Peter …

TIH 007: The Lords of Salem Review with Booked

April 30th, 2013

1:18:33
In this podcast we review The Lords of Salem with our friends at Booked Podcast, Livius Nedin and Robb Olson. Topics [01:10] Introductions [01:55] Past experiences with Rob Zombie [05:50] The Lords of Salem synopsis …

TIH 006: American Mary Review

April 28th, 2013

55:11
In this podcast we review American Mary directed and written by the Soska Sisters and starring Katharine Isabelle. Topics [0:35] American Mary synopsis [3:05] Previous output from the Soska Sisters and expectations …

TIH 005: The Bay Review and An Interview with Conrad Williams

April 21st, 2013

1:13:29
In this podcast we review Barry Levinson’s found footage horror film The Bay. Following on from this we interview Conrad Williams, award-winning …

TIH 004: Joseph D’Lacey on Splinters, Planning and Recurring Themes

March 11th, 2013

51:29
In this podcast Michael Wilson and John Costello interview Joseph D’Lacey with a particular focus on his short story collection from Timeline …

TIH 003: Splinters by Joseph D’Lacey Book Review and Son Of Porn by Joseph D’Lacey Fiction

March 6th, 2013

1:26:13
In this podcast we review the short story collection Splinters by Joseph D’Lacey. Following on from this Richard Kellum reads ‘Son of Porn’ by Joseph …

TIH 002: Before Dawn Review and An Interview with David Moody

February 18th, 2013

1:19:57
In this podcast we discuss and review Before Dawn, the debut feature-length film of Emmerdale star, Dominic Brunt. Following on from this we …

TIH 001: Chained Review and An Interview with Jennifer Lynch

February 4th, 2013

1:08:58
Summary In this podcast we discuss Chained, directed by Jennifer Lynch and starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Julia Ormond and Eamon Farren. The discussion …
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