author William R. Soldan

Interview with Grit Lit Author William R. Soldan

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Discover where the bleak American experience collides with glimmers of righteous humanity.
A Conversation with Joshua Mohr About Mortality, Cheery Nihilism, And His New Me

A Conversation with Joshua Mohr About Mortality, Cheery Nihilism, and His New Memoir 'Model Citizen'

Interview by Rob Hart
Rob Hart and Joshua Mohr have a Zoom date to discuss Mohr's new memoir, 'Model Citizen,' in which the novelist explores fatherhood, mortality, sobriety, and the heart defect that nearly killed him.
Cynthia Pelayo: Writing in 2021 as a Badass Woman in Horror

Cynthia Pelayo: Writing in 2021 as a Badass Woman in Horror

Interview by Andrew Fowlow
When I think about a badass woman in horror, Cynthia Pelayo is the author that comes to mind. Her dedication and fierce work-ethic in the writing community is what makes her stand out.
An Interview with Poet/Veteran J.B. Stevens

An Interview with Poet/Veteran J.B. Stevens

Interview by Gabriel Hart
J.B. Stevens discusses the complex issues of war, law enforcement, and writing poetry.
Horror Author V. Castro: "Why Write About Werewolves When My Ancestors Revered J

Horror Author V. Castro: "Why Write About Werewolves When My Ancestors Revered Jaguars?"

Interview by Gabriel Hart
V. Castro talks craft, "The Craft", and the joys of culture in writing.
Michael Clark on Marketing Your Book

Michael Clark on Marketing Your Book

Interview by Andrew Fowlow
I've come to really admire Clark’s efforts. He's an author that I think gets it right and we all can learn from his hustle.
Craig Davidson: A Look Back on 2020

Craig Davidson: A Look Back on 2020

Interview by Sadie Hartmann
As part of an ongoing series where I interview authors about their 2020 experience, I caught up with Canadian horror author Craig Davidson, aka Nick Cutter.
Blood in the Gears: A Craft Interview with Jeremy C. Shipp

Blood in the Gears: A Craft Interview with Jeremy C. Shipp

Interview by Tyler Jones
A Craft interview with Jeremy C. Shipp, author of "The Atrocities" and "Bedfellow."
Blood in the Gears: A Craft Interview with Gemma Amor

Blood in the Gears: A Craft Interview with Gemma Amor

Interview by Tyler Jones
An interview with horror author Gemma Amor about writing.
Auriane Desombre, Author of "I Think I Love You"

Auriane Desombre, Author of "I Think I Love You"

Interview by Karis Rogerson
Karis Rogerson spoke with her good friend and debut author Auriane Desombre about getting two grad degrees at once, and having a book delayed due to the pandemic.
Angeline Boulley on her Thrilling YA Debut, "Firekeeper's Daughter"

Angeline Boulley on her Thrilling YA Debut, "Firekeeper's Daughter"

Interview by Karis Rogerson
YA author Angeline Boulley spoke with Karis Rogerson about her debut, "Firekeeper's Daughter."
Alma Katsu: A Look Back on 2020

Alma Katsu: A Look Back on 2020

Interview by Sadie Hartmann
As part of an ongoing series where I interview authors about their 2020 experience, I caught up with historical horror fiction author, Alma Katsu.
That Buzz: Marc Sheinbaum on his debut novel, "Memories Live Here" (and much, mu

That Buzz: Marc Sheinbaum on his debut novel, "Memories Live Here" (and much, much more)

Interview by Ben Tanzer
Second careers, the question of genre, and getting right to it.
Interview: William Duryea of Misery Tourism

Interview: William Duryea of Misery Tourism

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Table top games, transgressive art, and the transgression of art.
LitReactor Interview with Stephen J. Golds

“If You're Not Going To Be Honest, Don't Bother Writing.” — An Interview with Stephen J. Golds

Interview by Gabriel Hart
The "Say Goodbye When I'm Gone" author discusses his prolific debut year, noir violence, and poetic risks.
Brian Keene: A Look Back on 2020

Brian Keene: A Look Back on 2020

Interview by Sadie Hartmann
This year, I want to catch up with as many authors as I can and ask them about how they survived 2020.
Mckenzie Cassidy on Fact vs. Fiction and the Book You End Up With

Mckenzie Cassidy on Fact vs. Fiction and the Book You End Up With

Interview by Christoph Paul
Mckenzie Cassidy's debut novel, "Here Lies a Father", is out now from Kaylie Jones Books, an imprint of Akashic Books.
Chad Lutzke and Tim Meyer on Writing Collaborative Horror

Chad Lutzke & Tim Meyer on Writing Collaborative Horror

Interview by Andrew Fowlow
"The Book Dad" Andrew Fowlow talks to the authors of "Wormwood" about writing collaborative horror.
Tyler Jones on Balancing the Light and the Dark

Tyler Jones on Balancing the Light and the Dark

Interview by Andrew Fowlow
"The Book Dad" Andrew Fowlow talks to the "Criterium" author about balance, the craft of writing, and self-publishing
Manuel Marerro Talks Expat Press

Manuel Marerro On Expat Press and Pushing the Indie Envelope

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Can a stateless ghetto full of outsider artists and weirdos have a leader? Manuel Marerro talks transgression in indie publishing.
Hailey Piper: "Lovecraft Feared the Other; I Am the Other'

Hailey Piper: "Lovecraft Feared the Other; I Am the Other'

Interview by Gabriel Hart
Hailey Piper talks her new novella, "The Worm and His Kings", as well as the Other in cosmic horror.
Writing About the Light: A conversation with Thriller Writer Elizabeth Splaine

Writing About the Light: A Conversation with Thriller Writer Elizabeth Splaine

Interview by Ben Tanzer
An ex opera singer is told by two gentlemen who have passed to "write about the light." This is the author bio, not the book premise.
Cathartic Experience: A Conversation with Crime Writer Matt Fitzpatrick

Cathartic Experience: A Conversation with Crime Writer Matt Fitzpatrick

Interview by Ben Tanzer
The New England author talks autobiography and family, as well as reinventing himself as a writer.
Crime Fiction Editor Jim Thomsen

Interview: Crime Fiction Editor Jim Thomsen

Interview by Gabriel Hart October 1, 2020
Veteran crime fiction editor Jim Thomsen talks genre, cliches, and why editing matters.
Blood in the Gears: Jeremy Robert Johnson on "The Loop" & the Craft of Writing

Blood in the Gears: Jeremy Robert Johnson on "The Loop" & the Craft of Writing

Interview by Tyler Jones
Jeremy Robert Johnson talks writing habits and his weird new novel, 'The Loop.'