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The This Is Horror Podcast is a weekly show for readers, writers, and creators hosted by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. We interview writers, artists, publishers, editors, and creatives every week. We have interviewed over 100 creatives including Joe Hill, Joe Lansdale, Charlaine Harris, Ellen Datlow, David Moody, Jennifer Lynch, Gemma Files, and Josh Malerman.

The This Is Horror Podcast is a weekly show for readers, writers, and creators hosted by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. We interview writers, artists, publishers, editors, and creatives every week. We have interviewed over 100 creatives including Joe Hill, Joe Lansdale, Charlaine Harris, Ellen Datlow, David Moody, Jennifer Lynch, Gemma Files, and Josh Malerman.
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The This Is Horror Podcast is a weekly show for readers, writers, and creators hosted by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. We interview writers, artists, publishers, editors, and creatives every week. We have interviewed over 100 creatives including Joe Hill, Joe Lansdale, Charlaine Harris, Ellen Datlow, David Moody, Jennifer Lynch, Gemma Files, and Josh Malerman.

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Episodes

TIH 300: Adam Nevill, Joe R. Lansdale, Josh Malerman, Alma Katsu, Damien Angelica Walters, Stephen Graham Jones, Jon Padgett, and Kathe Koja

9/16/2019
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In this podcast we chat with Adam Nevill about self-publishing, Joe R. Lansdale about genre-hopping, Josh Malerman about the impact of Bird Box‘s film adaptation, Alma Katsu on historical research, Damien Angelica Walters on self-editing fiction, Stephen Graham Jones about language and word choice, Jon Padgett on mental health and parenthood, Kathe Koja on performative … Continue reading

Duration:04:14:36

TIH 299: This Is Horror Origins, Podcasting, and Why We Love Horror with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

9/12/2019
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In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella are interviewed by Kelly Dunn of Famous Monsters of Film Land fame. We talk about the origins of This Is Horror, podcasting, why we love horror, and much more. About Michael David Wilson Michael David Wilson is the founder of the popular UK horror website (hey, … Continue reading

Duration:01:42:30

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

9/10/2019
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In this podcast Chad Lutzke talks about Of Foster Homes and Flies, The Neon Owl, collaborating, and much more. About Chad Lutzke Chad lives in Battle Creek, MI. with his wife and children. For over two decades, he has been a contributor to several different outlets in the independent music and film scene, offering articles, … Continue reading

Duration:01:34:45

TIH 297: Chad Lutzke on Writing Seriously, First Story Sale, and Punk and Metal Music

9/4/2019
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In this podcast Chad Lutzke talks about writing seriously, his first story sale, punk and metal music, and much more. About Chad Lutzke Chad lives in Battle Creek, MI. with his wife and children. For over two decades, he has been a contributor to several different outlets in the independent music and film scene, offering … Continue reading

Duration:01:25:22

TIH 296: Brian Keene on The Horror Show Podcast, Retiring, and Leaving Facebook

8/26/2019
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In this podcast Brian Keene talks about The Horror Show podcast, retiring, leaving Facebook, and much more. About Brian Keene Brian Keene writes novels, comic books, short fiction, and occasional journalism for money. He is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy genres. Keene’s 2003 novel, The Rising, is … Continue reading

Duration:01:28:31

TIH 295: Brian Keene on Writing For Market, Public vs. Private Persona, and Last Year’s Burn Accident

8/19/2019
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In this podcast Brian Keene talks about writing for market, public vs. private persona, last year’s burn accident, and much more. About Brian Keene Brian Keene writes novels, comic books, short fiction, and occasional journalism for money. He is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy genres. Keene’s … Continue reading

Duration:01:18:19

TIH 294: Gemma Files on Spectral Evidence, Mortality, and Structuring Short Story Collections

8/12/2019
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In this podcast Gemma Files talks about Spectral Evidence, mortality, structuring short story collections, 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 Files) and has lived most of her life in Toronto, Canada. Previously best-known as a … Continue reading

Duration:01:28:03

TIH 293: Gemma Files on Professional and Personal Changes, Found Footage, and LitReactor

8/5/2019
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In this podcast Gemma Files talks about professional and personal changes, found footage, LitReactor, 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 Files) and has lived most of her life in Toronto, Canada. Previously best-known as a … Continue reading

Duration:01:17:08

TIH 292: Kealan Patrick Burke on We Live Inside Your Eyes, Creating Cover Art, and Whether to Abandon a Story

8/1/2019
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In this podcast Kealan Patrick Burke talks about We Live Inside Your Eyes, creating cover art, whether to abandon a story, and much more. About Kealan Patrick Burke Kealan Patrick Burke’s works include the novels Kin, Currency of Souls, Master of the Moors, and The Hides (Bram Stoker Award nominee), the novellas The Turtle Boy (Bram … Continue reading

Duration:01:00:14

TIH 291: Kealan Patrick Burke on Self vs. Traditional Publishing, Life Lessons, and Stories

7/29/2019
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In this podcast Kealan Patrick Burke talks about self vs. traditional publishing, life lessons, stories, and much more. About Kealan Patrick Burke Kealan Patrick Burke’s works include the novels Kin, Currency of Souls, Master of the Moors, and The Hides (Bram Stoker Award nominee), the novellas The Turtle Boy (Bram Stoker Award Winner, 2004) and … Continue reading

Duration:01:24:08

TIH 290: Paul Tremblay on Creating Emotional Impact, Drafting Novels, and Humour

7/24/2019
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In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about creating emotional impact, drafting novels, humour, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, No Sleep till … Continue reading

Duration:01:07:30

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

7/17/2019
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In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Growing Things, short story writing, short vs. long stories, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, … Continue reading

Duration:01:09:41

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

7/11/2019
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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 than 30 years experience, 90+ short stories and five novels in print. His first fiction collection, Little Deaths, was named … Continue reading

Duration:01:25:36

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

7/8/2019
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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 experience, 90+ short stories and five novels in print. His first fiction collection, Little Deaths, was named the … Continue reading

Duration:01:15:18

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

7/2/2019
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In this podcast Doug Murano talks about anthologies, fair pay, co-editing, and much more. About Doug Murano Doug Murano lives somewhere between Mount Rushmore and the mighty Missouri River. He is the Bram Stoker Award-winning editor of Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders and the co-editor of Bram Stoker Award-nominated Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories. Since … Continue reading

Duration:01:01:33

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

6/26/2019
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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 mighty Missouri River. He is the Bram Stoker Award-winning editor of Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders and the co-editor … Continue reading

Duration:01:01:00

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

6/21/2019
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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 writer and occasional journalist. Her novels include the Arthur C Clarke Award winning novel Zoo City, Shining Girls, and Broken Monsters. Her next novel, … Continue reading

Duration:01:07:51

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

6/18/2019
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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 Eraserhead Press. His short stories have appeared in publications such as Lost Films, Deciduous Tales, and California Screamin’. Show notes [02:15] Kevin … Continue reading

Duration:01:38:38

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

6/12/2019
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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 Eraserhead Press. His short stories have appeared in publications such as Lost Films, Deciduous Tales, and California Screamin’. Show notes [07:00] Conversation start [08:00] … Continue reading

Duration:01:01:52

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

6/7/2019
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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 series, the Lifeline cyberpunk/noir series, the long fiction collection ​Long Shadows: Volume 1, and the new serial ​Hex: A … Continue reading

Duration:01:12:03