Great Lakes Horror Company in conversation with LISA MORTON

November 2, 2016 The Librarian 0

Did you know that the earliest Jack-O-Lanterns were actually turnips? Or that the love affair between horror and Hallowe’en is a recent invention? Or that the cult classic 1978 film that made masked killer Michael Myers into a legend of horror was originally called The Babysitter Murders? On this special edition of the Great Lakes Horror Company (“where we believe every day is Hallowe’en”), HWA President, author and Hallowe’en expert Lisa Morton speaks about her areas [READ MORE]

GREAT LAKES HORROR COMPANY: Author Branding Pt. 2 – Cover Art

October 14, 2016 The Librarian 0

On Pt. 2 of the GREAT LAKES HORROR COMPANY series on Author Branding, the panelists discuss the dos and don’ts of horror cover art – and the horrors of having a terrible cover. The show also explores how much input an author can expect to have during the cover design process, and looks at the key differences between being published in the small press or by a bigger house. Lastly, this episode provides a how-to on [READ MORE]

Author Branding Pt. 1 on the Great Lakes Horror Company

September 12, 2016 The Librarian 0

On this week’s podcast, the GREAT LAKES HORROR COMPANY tackles the very 21st-century issue of author branding, with a round-table discussion featuring Sephera Giron, Monica S. Kuebler, Andrew Robertson, Bill Snider and Crystal Bourque. What are the best ways “brand” yourself as a writer in 2016? Website, blog, social media – how important are they? And how can they effectively be utilized to connect with fans and readers and potential readers? Listen now… Like what [READ MORE]

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