Ben Long: Today I have the pleasure of speaking with horror and weird fiction author Patrick Lacey. Thanks for joining me Patrick!
Patrick Lacey: It's an honor and a privilege, Ben!
BL: Let’s start with your introduction to the craft. How did you first get into writing?
PL: I guess it happened because I wanted to draw comics, and you'd think I could, seeing as my late father was an artist, but try as I might to draw Venom/Carnage over and over, it was evident I didn't get that...
You seem to be some kind of a writing machine right now, and deservedly gaining more recognition within the horror community as well as the reading world in general.
What can you tell us about projects that you have coming out in the next year or so?
TM: Hey Janine! Thanks for the kind words! I have so much happening right now and I'll talk about what I can. First, the short novel I co-wrote with my buddy Chad Lutzke, WORMWOOD, is now available through the Night Worms November box. This signed edition is extremely...
Alan Baxter interview by Matt Redmon
Alan Baxter is a British-Australian multi-award-winning author of horror, supernatural thrillers, and dark fantasy. He’s also a martial arts expert, a whisky-soaked swear monkey, and dog lover. He creates dark, weird stories among dairy paddocks on the beautiful south coast of NSW, Australia, where he lives with his wife, son, hound and other creatures. He is the author of the dark fantasy thriller trilogy, Bound, Obsidian and
Sadie Hartmann: Greetings!
Lucas Mangum: Hi there!
SH: Let's get started: Lucas, thank you so much for joining me today for the Night Worms, crowd--what was your day like today?
LM: So far, pretty good. It's my partner's birthday, so we've been trying to celebrate as best we can given COVID and such. I was thankfully able to get off work so I can be around. 'end
SH: Covid birthdays and other "party days" have been so tricky this year!
LM: Yes, definitely. Like,...
Night Worm Reviewer, Beth Griffith interviewed Mark Matthews for Night Worms
Are you a fan of Mark Matthews? Well, I am! I am much too antisocial to make an actual fan club, but I put aside my crippling anxiety and epic awkwardness to interview him and find out the juicy details on all the topics tumbling around in the back of my mind. Mark took my fan-girling in stride and sent back some truly insightful replies to my questions. (Please note: This interview has been edited for length.)