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
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On Writing Queer Thrillers

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

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On Blending History and Fiction

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

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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.

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On the Evolution of Ghost Stories

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

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On Reimagining a Legendary Crime 

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

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On True Crime and Crime Fiction

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

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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.