Losing the Plot
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

Episode 010 - Brandon Vidito and Sam Richard

Episode 010 - Brandon Vidito and Sam Richard

October 21, 2019

Authors Sam Richard and Brendan Vidito teamed up recently to assemble The New Flesh: A Literary Tribute to David Cronenberg, out soon with Weirdpunk Books

We talk about body horror, Canada and why you have to read so much stage magician fiction if you want to make a Cronenberg anthology!

Brendan’s latest, Nightmares in Ecstasy:
https://www.amazon.com/Nightmares-Ecstasy-Brendan-Vidito/dp/194486623X
Sam’s latest, To Wallow in Ash:
https://www.facebook.com/weirdpunkbooks/posts/2371844116244677
Weirdpunk Books:
https://www.facebook.com/weirdpunkbooks/

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 009 - Gwendolyn Kiste

Episode 009 - Gwendolyn Kiste

October 7, 2019

Gwendolyn Kiste is the Stoker Award-winning author of The Rust Maidens, Pretty Marys All in a Row, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe and the forthcoming The Invention of Ghosts.

We talk about Ohio, the magic of fiction and why the internet would disturb Shirley Jackson!

The Invention of Ghosts:
https://store14643404.ecwid.com/The-Invention-of-Ghosts-by-Gwendolyn-Kiste-Charitable-Chapbook-6-pre-order-p135341082
The Rust Maidens:
https://www.amazon.com/Rust-Maidens-Gwendolyn-Kiste/dp/1947654446
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/gwendolynkiste
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/GwendolynKiste

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 008 - India LaPlace

Episode 008 - India LaPlace

September 23, 2019

India LaPlace is a Utah-based poet, whose collection, “Sad Discoveries”, is out now with Analog Submission Press. She also works with Horror Sleaze Trash, a site and publisher dedicated to all things horrific, sleazy and trashy!

We talk about the joy of travel, the difficulties of empathy and the horror of social media!

Sad Discoveries:
https://www.analogsubmission.com/product/sad-discoveries-by-india-laplace-second-edition
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/india.brittany
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/indiabrittany
Horror Sleaze Trash:
https://horrorsleazetrash.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 007 - Richard Pastore

Episode 007 - Richard Pastore

September 9, 2019

Richard L Pastore, originally from Brooklyn New York, is a debut novelist and expert hobbyist!

We talk about his book, "The Devil and the Wolf", as well as humanity, religion, and not crying over electrocuted milk!

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/RichardLPastore

The Devil and the Wolf
https://www.amazon.com/Devil-Wolf-Richard-L-Pastore/dp/1539889335

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 “Emerald Shitty” here!

https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 006 - Kelly Robson

Episode 006 - Kelly Robson

August 14, 2019

Kelly Robson is a Canadian author based in Toronto, whose debut novella, Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach came out last year with Tor Books. She won the 2018 Nebula Award for best novelette with her horror story A Human Stain (Tor.com), and she has so many other great short stories available in the top venues for speculative fiction!

Amongst other things we talk about the writerly ecosystem, the economy of time in a post-scarcity world--and edgelord bullshit!

Stories of Kelly’s that we discussed in the episode:
A Study in Oils: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/robson_09_18/
We Who Live in the Heart: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/robson_05_17/
Skin City: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/6/18197632/kelly-robson-sci-fi-story-privacy-ar-skins-better-worlds

Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach:
https://www.amazon.com/Monsters-Lucky-Peach-Kelly-Robson-ebook/dp/B0756JDSZM

Website:
https://kellyrobson.com/

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/kellyoyo

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 “Emerald Shitty” here!

https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases

Episode 005 - Ben Arzate

Episode 005 - Ben Arzate

July 29, 2019

Ben Arzate is an Iowa-based bizarro author. His most recent release is the novel The Story of the Y, out with Cabal Books, which follows a music journalist’s attempt to track down elusive real-life musician Y. Bhekhirst. His short story collection, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saying Goodbye, is out with NihilismRevised.

We talk about bizarro, alienation and the joys of bein’ a weeaboo!

The Story of the Y:
https://www.amazon.com/Story-Y-Ben-Arzate/dp/0999671626/

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Saying Goodbye:
https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Idiots-Guide-Saying-Goodbye-ebook/dp/B07S8G1F5Z/

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/BenArz13

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=16930741

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 “Emerald Shitty” here!

https://emeraldshitty714.bandcamp.com/releases