GRADY HENDRIX Schools Us on ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction

November 20, 2017 The Librarian 0

The weather is getting colder outside, but snow isn’t the only thing that’s coming to town. Grady Hendrix, author of the essential 2017 non-fiction book Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction, drops by the podcast in advance of next week’s Paperbacks From Hell Live! stop at the Royal Cinema to teach us all about the era of excess with its savage beasts, occult demons, outrageous sex and penchant for [READ MORE]

No Stealing! Plagiarism and Copyright on the GLHC podcast

August 16, 2017 The Librarian 0

On the latest episode of the Great Lakes Horror Company podcast we discuss plagiarism and copyright in regards to both fiction and non-fiction. Legally, what’s stealing and what’s not? What do you have to do if you want to quote something that is not yours? What do you do if someone has stolen from you? This month’s episode – featuring a round-table with Danann Hawes, Sephera Giron and Monica S. Kuebler – gives you a [READ MORE]

Sunday School: Two Lessons from Stoker Award-Winning Authors

July 2, 2017 Crystal Bourque 0

This year’s Stoker Award ceremony was held in Long Beach, California aboard the Queen Mary—one of the world’s most haunted ships. During the ceremony, horror author, Tom Deady received the Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Haven and, “word slinger”, Maria Alexander received the Superior Achievement in a Young Adult novel for, Snowed. We highly recommend that you check out both of these authors and their books! In the meantime, Tom and Maria were [READ MORE]

Maria Alexander and Tom Deady visit the GLHC podcast

June 14, 2017 The Librarian 3

For our second annual Bram Stoker Awards Special we’ve cornered two of this year’s big winners – Tom Deady (Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Haven) and Maria Alexander (Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel for Snowed) – to discuss their books, their inspirations, and more. In the first half of the episode, interviewer Jason White investigates the story behind Haven in a candid conversation with Deady [Facebook, Twitter], while the latter part [READ MORE]

Talking REJECTION LETTERS on the Great Lakes Horror Company

May 14, 2017 The Librarian 0

This month we’re pulling back the veil on writing life with an episode on rejection letters. Every writer gets ’em, every editor has to send ’em out. Find out from our panel of experts, including Sephera Giron, Julianne Snow, Danann Hawes and Andrew Robertson (editor of the Group Hex volumes), what you should and shouldn’t do when someone says “Thanks, but no thanks” to your story. Also, hear the crazy rejection statistics behind some of [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]