Thriller Author Andrew Pyper On Writing Outlines

While I was in Toronto launching my new book, The National Gallery, I sat down at The Drake Commissary with thriller author Andrew Pyper to discuss the process of writing his novels, specifically how he creates and makes use of story outlines. Pyper’s latest novel is The Homecoming, a genre-blending thriller with science fiction and horror elements. I also rather […]

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Comics, Fiction, Film and Storytelling in the New World with Nick Burns

Veteran author and artist Nick Burns (nburnsart.com) on writing comics, fiction, and film in a world where audiences are more fragmented than ever, and some of the challenges that new writers face.  Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Resources & Notes Nick Burns has a website where you can check out […]

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On Thomas Ligotti and Horror Fiction with Keith Cadieux

Keith Cadieux joins me to discuss our shared obsession, horror author Thomas Ligotti.  Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Episode Resources: Laird Barron’s short story “More Dark,” about a Ligotti-like figure An article on the X-Files episode (by Ligotti) that was too bleak for TV Ligotti’s great Penguin Classics omnibus edition, Songs of a Dead Dreamer and […]

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Literary Horror and Dangerous Books with Gregoire Courtois, author of The Laws of the Skies

French author Grégoire Courtois’s first novel to be translated into English is The Laws of the Skies, a brilliant, malicious and perverse horror novel in which numerous six-year-olds die mercilessly in the woods. The story begins simply, with a group of first graders and a handful of supervising adults heading into the woods on a […]

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Horror Writer and Screenwriter Tony Burgess (Pontypool), part one

Part one of a two-part interview conducted in 2015 with horror writer and screenwriter Tony Burgess. When it’s published, part two will be available here. Tony Burgess is best-known for the novel Pontypool Changes Everything and the horror film Pontypool, which he also wrote. I have a new book publishing this year, THE NATIONAL GALLERY. See […]

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