A Conversation With Bracken MacLeod About Work-For-Hire, Horror Versus Crime, and His New Novel 'Stranded'
Bracken MacLeod talks making the move from crime to horror, and the process of working on a novel that Macmillan pitched to him.
A Conversation With Chloe Caldwell About Truth, Sugar Packets, and Her New Collection 'I'll Tell You In Person'
Chloe Caldwell talks about her fantastic new essay collection about love, death, acne, heroin, and growing up.
Harsh truths. Creating a brand statement. The most effective social media platform for reader engagement. Dana Kaye is here to drop some knowledge.
Michael Hendricks, the hitman who hits hitters, is back. To mark the occasion Chris Holm talks a little shop. Specifically, what goes into writing propulsive narratives about bad men.
A Conversation With Todd Robinson About France, Gay Characters in Crime Fiction, and His New Novel 'Rough Trade'
Boo and Junior are back! To mark the release of 'Rough Trade' we talk with Todd Robinson about his popularity in France, what's coming up next, and just generally not giving a fuck what people think.
A Conversation with Nick Mamatas About Lovecraft's Legacy, Writing Conventions, and His New Novel 'I Am Providence'
Want to know where to start with Lovecraft, how horror differs from mystery, and about narrative flexibility? Then check out this interview with Nick Mamatas.
Interview by Keith Rawson
LitReactor goes ten rounds with Donald Ray Pollock.
A Conversation With Ben H. Winters About Racism, Outlining, and His New Novel 'Underground Airlines'
Ben H. Winters talks about the controversy related to his new novel (or lack thereof), racial appropriation, outlining, and what he's got coming next...
"I don’t need a second-rate Chandler. I need a first-rate you": An Interview with Hard Case Crime Founder, Charles Ardai
Interview by Max Booth III
Writing a novel in 27 days. Comparing novelizations to novels. What to consider before submitting to Hard Case Crime. Plus - Lawrence Block's lost debut novel rediscovered!