Podcast Episode 18: A Life of Horror Fiction

J.G. FahertyIn this episode, I interview horror author J.G. Faherty. We talk about his novel Carnival of Fear, as well as how his unique and eclectic background informs his work, why carnivals and clowns are scary, transitioning from short stories to novels, self publishing an ebook, mentoring other writers, dreams as inspiration, graveyards, why horror is an under-appreciated art form, the reclassification of horror in bookstores and betrayal by genre-shifters.

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Duration: 32:07
File Size: 36.7MB

Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Podcast Episode 3: The History of SF/F Amusement Parks
  • Smashwords
    A company that publishes ebooks to several e-book reader platforms.
  • One of Us performed by Joan Osborne from the album Relish
    Released in March 1995, the song was written by Eric Bazilian of The Hooters. It became a top 40 hit in November 1995.
  • J.G.’s Favorite Authors
    • Stephen King
    • Dean Koontz (earlier works)
    • Karl Edward Wagner
    • Peter Straub
    • Michael McBride
    • Shaun Jeffrey
    • Greg Lamberson
    • Brian Keene
  • Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter Series
  • Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel

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About the author

As The Genre Traveler, Carma Spence loves to view the world through Genre-Coloured glasses. In other words, she sees the world through a lens of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, where trash cans can be Daleks in disguise and neighborhood forests can harbor faeries and sprites. Magic realism is real! Or at least you can choose to see the world that way to add to the fun and awe of life.

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