On episode #47 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg gets jabbed by Douglas Ford, author of THE INFECTION PARTY AND OTHER STORIES OF DIS-EASE, as they try to pick up the concept of immunity (both biologically and metaphorically) in horror fiction.
For those writers who’ve gotten short fiction rejected (aka every writer), I recently learned something that might help put it all in perspective.Continue reading
On episode #46 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg hunts for an antidote with Jeff Oliver, author of VENOMOUS WORDS, after they’re bitten and stung by poisonous organisms.
My short story about people in denial of the zombie apocalypse–“There Is No Zombie Outbreak!”–can be found in O IS FOR OUTBREAK from Red Cape Publishing.
“O IS FOR OUTBREAK is the fifteenth book in an epic series of twenty-six horror anthologies. In this book you will find a selection of thirteen unsettling tales from some of the most talented independent horror authors writing today. From government conspiracies to historic plagues, otherworldly viruses to deadly insects, O IS FOR OUTBREAK brings a wide selection of pandemic-inspired horror tales that will have you hiding away, face mask in place.”
Fellow authors include: Pauline E. Dungate, Carlton Herzog, Jonathan Inbody, S.G. Kubrak, John Ryland, Damir Salkovic, Eric Thomas, B.F. Vega, and Lisa Zang.
Whether it’s social media or a world spinning out of control, people are becoming more and more politically opinionated. Which begs the question of us horror authors and readers: What should be the role of politics in fiction?
On episode #43 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg takes a sick day with Sean Murphy, author of “The Blue Lady,” to administer a dose of medicine in horror fiction.
My eco Jewish folk horror novel, CHARWOOD, will be published in 2023 by Aggadah Try It, an imprint of Madness Heart Press.
On episode #42 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg plays undertaker with Andrew Adams, author of SYMPOSIUM OF THE REAPER, as they eulogize different ways humans handle the recently deceased.
A writer creates a piece of horror fiction. To stand a chance of getting it out there, there must be some sort of potential readership. And for it to end up in readers’ hands, it must be published.
These three very different but essential components bring us to the question: Is horror fiction art, entertainment, or business?