Losing the Plot
Episode 028 - Jo Quenell

Episode 028 - Jo Quenell

August 10, 2020

Jo Quenell's latest is The Mud Ballad, the first in Weirdpunk Books' new line of novellas!

We talk about DIY art, schlocky horror films—and killing your inner bro! (Oh, and for context, at one point I hold up a book to the camera for Jo to see: it's "Make Your Own Damn Movie!" by Lloyd Kaufman :D)

The Mud Ballad:
https://weirdpunkbooks.square.site/product/The-Mud-Ballad-Jo-Quenell/20?cs=true
Goodreads:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14743002.Jo_Quenell

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 a new EP out now! Check out “The Bad News EP” here!

https://marshallriley.bandcamp.com/album/the-bad-news-ep

Episode 027 - Jonathan Fortin

Episode 027 - Jonathan Fortin

August 3, 2020

Jonathan Fortin is the author of LILITU: The Memoirs of a Succubus, a gothic fantasy set in Victorian England, set to be part of a forthcoming series!

We talk about the Clarion writing workshop, voice acting and dressing like a Victorian gent!

LILITU:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B085BQWFJJ
Jonathan's Website:
https://www.jonathanfortin.com/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Jonathan_Fortin

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 026 - Matthew Stokoe

Episode 026 - Matthew Stokoe

July 20, 2020

Matthew Stokoe is the author most recently of "Colony of Whores", and perhaps most (in)famously of "Cows."

 

We talk about the beauty of California, the randomness of fate—and how to avoid getting cancelled!

 

Matthew's website:
http://matthewstokoe.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 025 - Jonathan Cosgrove

Episode 025 - Jonathan Cosgrove

July 6, 2020

Jonathan Cosgrove is an Irish author who has a story in Crystal Lake Publishing's "Arterial Bloom" anthology, out now!

We talk about why you don't need to write, nothing matters, nobody is special—and Ireland vs Japan!

Arterial Bloom:
https://www.amazon.com/Arterial-Bloom-John-Boden-ebook/dp/B085QLBYSS
Jonathan's Website:
https://jonathancosgrove.com/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Jjingo_Gaijin

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 024 - Bo Chappell

Episode 024 - Bo Chappell

June 29, 2020

Bo Chappell is the South Carolina-based author of Year 47 and Once You Get to Know Me, as well as the editor of By Year's End and Aphotic Realm's Appalachian Horror anthology. We talk about kindness, positivity, the joy of the creative community—and watching horror films as a kid!

Bo on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Bo-Chappell/e/B01N8Z39SO%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/infrafan

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 023 - Marshall Riley

Episode 023 - Marshall Riley

June 22, 2020

Marshall Riley is a Seattle-based musician who made, among many other brilliant tracks, Losing the Plot's intro tune!! Their last release, "Emerald Shitty", is now available on cassette tape through Captain Crook Records:
https://captaincrookrecords.bandcamp.com/album/emerald-shitty?fbclid=IwAR2blAk5uUjpXv5wYTdth0ogc6V06VJwbClQJPzS09ERVAwOwVXR_n1WTJ4

We talk about what inspires Marshall creatively, growth as a musician, and the brilliance of Laura Dern and others! (Instead of Naomi Watts, as we usually do :D)

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!

Episode 022 - Philip LoPresti

Episode 022 - Philip LoPresti

June 15, 2020

Philip LoPresti is a New York-based poet, photographer, and fiction author, most recently of the novella “The Things We Bury”, out with NihilismRevised. We talk about depression, tragedy, meaninglessness, cruelty—and awaiting our awards for all the stuff we didn’t say out loud!

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/philip.lopresti.92
The Things We Bury:
https://www.amazon.com/Things-We-Bury-Philip-LoPresti/dp/B084QLMQSV/

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 021 - Sam Crichton

Episode 021 - Sam Crichton

June 8, 2020

Sam Crichton is an actor who has lived all over the place, now currently residing in Stavanger, Norway. He is the star of many films made by the Stavanger Filmmakers club, where has also given a lecture and led an acting workshop.

We talk about the creative process of acting, what he has learned from living in so many places—and Smash Brothers!

A Guided Tour of Stavanger, short film:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEBrLuLtucI&fbclid=IwAR0FcKyM4fxLgTf_0NPlnJmSShLiwvIDI6BeyVPqenqeV5MGjTuB8rYlJEk
Sam’s acting tutorial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XluNaIr-MA
Acting workshop videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTRthPTi71I&list=PLcUmbo0FH06pDQBEWItSonvM2FLw1SbQ8

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 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

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