Losing the Plot
Episode 020 - Frank Edler

Episode 020 - Frank Edler

June 1, 2020

Frank Edler is an author, most recently of the novella “CatCoin”, which is a fictional retelling of the history of bitcoin--but with cats!
He released the novella “Scatterbrain”, a horror comedy novella about a killer brain, at the end of 2018.
He also runs the Bizzong! podcast, where he interviews authors of weird and wonderful stuff!

Our conversation started over on Bizzong!, with Frank interviewing me about my writing:
http://bizzong.projectentertainment.libsynpro.com/influencer-leo-x-robertson-bizzong-podcast

And the conversation continues here, on Losing the Plot, about Frank’s books, as well as dodging drama and killer brain haikus!

Catcoin:
https://www.amazon.com/Catcoin-Fictional-Cryptocurrency-Frank-Edler-ebook/dp/B084LRJZDV
Scatterbrain:
https://www.amazon.com/Scatterbrain-Frank-J-Edler/dp/1721047530
Bizzong podcast:
http://bizzong.projectentertainment.libsynpro.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast-at-gmail-dot-com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 019 - Eddie Generous

Episode 019 - Eddie Generous

May 25, 2020

Eddie Generous is a prolific author of, among many other things, “Stomp and chomp” books brought out by Severed Press. He also recently released “Plantation Pan” with Omnium Gatherim--it’s his sci-fi cosmic horror sequel to “The Great God Pan” by Arthur Machen. He is also editor-in-chief of the publisher Unnerving, which puts out the semi-pro horror mag Unnerving Magazine as well as countless novels, novellas and short story collections. Check out their latest series, Rewind or Die, for pulpy 80s inspired horror!

We talk about why we write, the current landscape of horror and crime fiction—and not knowing what the hell is going on!

Eddie on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Eddie-Generous/e/B07BHZWHRL/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1
Unnerving:
https://www.unnervingmagazine.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast-at-gmail-dot-com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 018 - Aphotic Realm Team

Episode 018 - Aphotic Realm Team

May 18, 2020

Chris, Dustin, Adrian and I catch up about all things Aphotic and many things not!
We talk about the latest Aphotic Realm updates, what everyone's been writing, Dungeons & Dragons, Trash TV and more!

Aphotic Realm:
https://aphoticrealm.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast-at-gmail-dot-com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 017 - AM Dellamonica

Episode 017 - AM Dellamonica

March 16, 2020

Alyx Dellamonica is a Canadian science fiction writer, with many short stories published since the 80s! They recently completed an MFA in creative writing, for which they wrote a horror screenplay. As L X Beckett, they have begun a brand new science fiction novel series, published by Tor, that starts with “Gamechanger.” It tackles climate change, social rating systems, the gig economy and more!

For a great introduction to this world, check out their novella, “Freezing Rain, A Chance of Falling”, originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction:
https://www.curiousfictions.com/stories/2156-l-x-beckett-freezing-rain-a-chance-of-falling

We talk about challenging yourself as a writer, the Clarion West Writers Workshop--and terrible Canandian weather!

Gamechanger:
https://www.amazon.com/Gamechanger-L-X-Beckett/dp/1250165261
LX Beckett site:
https://www.lxbeckett.com/
AM Dellamonica site:
https://alyxdellamonica.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast_at_gmail_dot_com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 016 - Erin Al Mehairi

Episode 016 - Erin Al Mehairi

March 9, 2020

Erin is an Ohio-based poet, short story writer, editor and—most importantly—Losing the Plot alumnus! She returns to the podcast to talk about what she's been up to, what she's working on next, Shakespeare, werewolves and solving social media for good! (Busy woman!!)

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ErinAlMehairi
Blog:
https://hookofabook.wordpress.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast_at_gmail_dot_com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 015 - SC Burke RETURNS!

Episode 015 - SC Burke RETURNS!

March 2, 2020

SC Burke returns to discuss the many, many great new releases by his publisher, NihilismRevised.

We talk about encouraging creativity, what it means to be an experimental writer--and we fangirl over Twin Peaks! (Here's the analysis video that we discuss: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AYnF5hOhuM )

SC on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/SvenTheNihilist
NihilismRevised on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/NihilismRevised/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast_at_gmail_dot_com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 014 - Karen Runge

Episode 014 - Karen Runge

February 24, 2020

Karen Runge is a South Africa based author, whose novel “Doll Crimes” was released recently by Crystal Lake Publishing.

We talk about trauma, lies, manipulation--and Gilmore Girls!

Doll Crimes:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07ZJBH7Y8
Website:
karenrunge.wordpress.com
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/RungeKaren
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/karen.runge.90

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast_at_gmail_dot_com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 013 - Mike Thorn

Episode 013 - Mike Thorn

December 9, 2019

Mike Thorn is a beloved Losing the Plot alumnus who returns to discuss his latest book, “Dreams of Lake Drukka and Exhumation”, out with Demain Publishing’s Short Sharp Shocks series.

We talk about the influence of location on fiction, films we’ve enjoyed recently, the challenge of long distance relationships and more!

Dreams of Lake Drukka & Exhumation:
https://www.amazon.com/Dreams-Drukka-Exhumation-Short-Shocks-ebook/dp/B07XP7SXCG
Website:
https://mikethornwrites.com/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/MikeThornWrites
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015685119662

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast-at-gmail-dot-com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 012 - Chad Lutzke

Episode 012 - Chad Lutzke

November 18, 2019

Chad Lutzke is an author of dark fiction who lives in Battle Creek, MI. His latest, “The Pale White” (out with Crystal Lake Publishing) follows the story of three young women who were held against their will as they heal and try to get their lives back on track.

We talk about submissions and rejections, what dark fiction does and what happens after immense trauma.
The Pale White:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07XVJLHD2/
Website:
http://www.chadlutzke.com/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ChadLutzke
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/chad.lutzke

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast-at-gmail-dot-com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 011 - Dean Drinkel

Episode 011 - Dean Drinkel

November 8, 2019

Dean Drinkel is an author, award-winning script-writer and editor of Demain Publishing—pronounced like the French word for “tomorrow”, because it publishes tomorrow’s stars of horror today! They’ve been cranking out great work through the Short Sharp Shocks series, and there’s talk of producing some of these stories as films too!

We talk about the grind, the compulsion to tell stories and whether everyone is getting stupider (spoiler alert: no idea!)

Demain Publishing:
http://www.demainpublishing.com/

As always, if you're a reader, writer, creative type, someone with something to say, you can always get in touch with me using losingtheplotpodcast [at] gmail [dot] com. I look forward to hearing from you!

Marshall, who provided Losing the Plot’s intro music, has an EP out now! Check out “Emerald Shitty” here!
https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

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