Tom Adams chats with the Grim Reader

  This week, Tom Adams joins me for a chat about writing, dark fiction and metal! Tom talks in-depth about his influences and his own work. I love it when people take the time to answer my questions with such thought, so thanks to Tom for that! Hope you dig.   TGR: Tom, thanks for stopping by. Where does your love of reading come from … Continue reading Tom Adams chats with the Grim Reader

Interview: DeLani Bartlette on writing

  TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? Sitting in my Papa’s lap at age 3, looking at the big world map behind his desk. He taught me to read with that map and road signs when we would go for a drive – I suppose that’s what gave me the wanderlust bug! Since then, I’ve devoured books, maps, pamphlets, encyclopedias, … Continue reading Interview: DeLani Bartlette on writing

Magazine review: Unnerving Magazine #5

    Unnerving issue #5 gets off to an immense start with Glug Glug by Aaron J. Householder and the sinister Red Room by Christa Carmen. Whilst only short, Householder’s tale is a fun, throwback style horror story that put a huge smile on my face and one that I felt was a little reminiscent of Stephen King. Christa Carmen’s Red Room is a different beast … Continue reading Magazine review: Unnerving Magazine #5

Interview: David Busboom chats about life, Narnia, Lovecraft and ambiguity in writing.

      TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? DB: I guess my love of reading came from my parents. They read me fairy tales and children’s books before I was old enough to read myself and then continued to read with me pretty often as my tastes matured. I read a lot of grade-school-level dinosaur and nature books before … Continue reading Interview: David Busboom chats about life, Narnia, Lovecraft and ambiguity in writing.

Interview: Today I welcome a fellow Adrian to the blog. Please welcome A. A. Medina!

    TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? I can’t really say I know the source, but I can say that I have always been intrigued by characters. As early as I can remember, I would create an ongoing narrative for my action figures and toys. They’d have relationships, beef between them, ranks, et cetera. I’m sure many kids did … Continue reading Interview: Today I welcome a fellow Adrian to the blog. Please welcome A. A. Medina!

Interview: Genus Ordinis Dei talk metal, influences and gear.

  TGR: Thanks for stopping by, please introduce yourselves? Hello everyone! We are Genus Ordinis Dei, a Symphonic Death Metal band from Italy!   TGR: Can you tell us a little about the history of the band? Where did it all begin? How did you come together? We were all born and raised in the same town (Crema). We always played in different musical projects … Continue reading Interview: Genus Ordinis Dei talk metal, influences and gear.

Interview: BP Gregory talks puns, writing and edible bugs!

    Today, the Grim Reader welcomes BP Gregory to beavisthebookhead.com. She talks writing, books, puns, influences and more. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your stay.   TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? BG: My folks read to me from day one, but instead of Spot Goes Quantity Surveying Dad would just whip out whatever he was into. My cradle … Continue reading Interview: BP Gregory talks puns, writing and edible bugs!

Interview: As Paradise Falls guitarist Danny Kenneally talks music, gear and influences.

    TGR: Thanks for stopping by, please introduce yourselves? Danny: Hey guys Danny here from As Paradise Falls, I play guitar in the band and I usually provide the touring entertainment or ‘annoyance’ as the boys like to say…   TGR: Can you tell us a little about the history of the band? Where did it all begin? How did you come together? Danny: … Continue reading Interview: As Paradise Falls guitarist Danny Kenneally talks music, gear and influences.

Interview: Robert Dean on writing

G’day there. I hope you enjoy this interview with Robert Dean. Next up is Gary Buller. If you wish to answer these questions, simply copy and paste them from the ‘Interview questions’ page but please read the instructions carefully. Thanks for reading.     TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from?  I’ve been obsessed with books as long as I can … Continue reading Interview: Robert Dean on writing

Interview: Unnerving short stories with Mike Thorn

    Mike Thorn’s debut collection, Darkest Hours, lurks just around the corner. It will be published through Unnerving Magazine on November 21st and the cover art alone has me frothing at the mouth. Add to this the fact that I already know Mike can spin a good yarn having come across his work in Dark Moon Digest. I also know he is passionate and … Continue reading Interview: Unnerving short stories with Mike Thorn