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]

Sex and Slaughter on the GLHC podcast? Tune in now!

April 13, 2017 The Librarian 0

The GREAT LAKES HORROR COMPANY podcast is back from its re-structuring hiatus with some new faces and a new monthly schedule (with occasional bonus episodes). It’s also now an official Library of the Damned production. The recent changes see show creator Andrew Robertson taking a leave from the podcast to focus on the Group Hex series of horror anthologies. Sephera Giron has filled the vacancy and joins Monica S. Kuebler as co-producer of the show, and [READ MORE]

Listen to the Great Lakes Horror Company’s WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH Special

February 28, 2017 The Librarian 0

While the Library needed to close its doors in recent weeks for some physical renovations (hence the lack of updates), it’s time to shine some light in on the gloom once more. On this final day of February, as the 8th annual Women in Horror Month draws to a close, the GREAT LAKES HORROR COMPANY podcast is sneaking in under the wire with a special episode. Tune in below – or on iTunes (as soon [READ MORE]

31 Days of Halloween… with SEPHERA GIRON

October 21, 2016 The Librarian 0

Today I welcome Sèphera Girón, another friend and colleague, into the Library for 31 Days of Halloween. We work together on the Great Lakes Horror Company Podcast (which you can tune in to on iTunes or right here on Library of the Damned) and on other various initiatives for the Ontario Chapter of the Horror Writers Association, of which she’s our chapter head. But most of you probably know Sèphera first and foremost as an author. As her bio [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]