Josh Malerman (author of BIRD BOX) talks about his book GOBLIN, a dark fantasy novel comprised of 6 individual but connected novellas. We discuss his prolific writing process, finding the rhythm for a story, exploring themes of obsession, and making a city the main character of his novel.
Playlist - Writing Horror
Authors Caitlin Starling and Genevieve Gornichec discuss WALK AMONG US, a 3-novella story collection set in the world of VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE. We talk about writing for an established media IP, creative process for an audio-first anthology, and finding new spins on vampire tropes.
WE HEAR VOICES author Evie Green talks about creating her new horror / science fiction novel. We discuss her leap into horror after writing many thriller and YA books, juggling complicated thematic elements, and why readers love the 'creepy kids' trope.
MONSTRE VOL. ONE author Duncan Swan talks about launching his debut sci-fi/horror thriller via a successful Kickstarter campaign, the decision to split the long dual-narrative novel into two volumes, and writing for multimedia adaptability.
Author Madeleine Roux talks about her creative process for the deep space science fiction thriller SALVAGED (Ace Books), her transformation into an outliner, and the surprising classic story her new novel is built upon.
Writer Clay McLeod Chapman discusses his new meta-horror thriller THE REMAKING (Quirk Books), including his creative process, and how the novel questions our relationship with story and the people who make it—and live it.
Isaac Marion, author of the zombie romance WARM BODIES series – which spawned a popular motion picture – discusses his creation process for the series finale novel, THE LIVING.
Grady Hendrix, author of the dark fantasy WE SOLD OUR SOULS (Quirk Books), discusses the process and challenges of creating this story of supernatural forces, conspiracy, and heavy metal.