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Author Interviews

With the exception of "Love and Madness," all of the following interviews are copyright © 2018-2020
International Thriller Writers Inc
"Love and Madness" is copyright © 2018 Rue Morgue Magazine

On Writing Queer Thrillers

Vernon and I talk about writing complicated queer characters and breaking down barriers in publishing.


On Blending History and Fiction

Tapper talks about honoring the historical figures who populate his bestselling thrillers.


On Writing YA Thrillers

Heard talks about writing thrillers for young readers, and the ruthless editing rule she applied to every scene.

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On the Goosebumps Adaptations

Stine opens up about the decades-long process of bringing his iconic kidlit series to the big screen.

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On Rosemary's Baby and Lock Every Door

Sager and I dive into his third thriller, 2019's Rosemary's Baby-inspired Lock Every Door

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On Adapting His Ben Walker Series 

Golden gives an in-depth look into the process of turning his adventure-horror novels into an upcoming television series.


On the Evolution of Ghost Stories

Chapman explains the twisted roots of his haunted-narrative ghost story, The Remaking.


On Reimagining a Legendary Crime 

My interview with Ius, titled "Love and Madness" originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Rue Morgue Magazine.


On True Crime and Crime Fiction

Mina discusses the increasingly blurry line between true crime and crime fiction. 


Four Authors on King's Influence

I talk to Paul Tremblay, Jennifer Hillier, Christopher Golden, and Linwood Barclay about King's impact on pop culture.

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On The Dark Corners of the Night

Gardiner talks about her UNSUB series, America's fascination with serial killers, and her high-profile move to Blackstone Publishing.

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On Optioning The Warehouse 

Hart offers an in-depth, behind-the-scenes account of the sale and subsequent option of his breakout dystopian thirller.

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