Bram Stoker Award-winning author John Langan joins us to talk about cosmic horror, his novel The Fisherman, upstate New York, how much money writers make (none), and how hard it is to get published when you’re a little too literary for the genre crowd but a little too genre for the literary crowd.
We have girlboss Cinderella starting her own business, Snow White leading an army into battle. And why not?
Are superheroes a modern mythology, or is this a way to flatten the complexities of traditional art while giving commercial media a spiritual significance it does not deserve?
A story is a type of conversation with the reader. If you don’t leave room for the reader to speak, you’re a terrible conversationalist.
In today’s sci-fi/ fantasy community, it’s fashionable to dig up H.P. Lovecraft and put him on trial as the avatar of everything wrong with speculative fiction.