I credit Paul Loh with getting me back into the wordslinging game. Back in 2014, while stressing about how my filmmaking career had stalled, I began toying with the idea of delving back into my first passion, prose. I hadn't written prose in years, and was nervous about whether or not I still had the ability. … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Paul Loh!
Ryan Lieske: Thank you for doing this interview! Why don't we start by having you introduce yourself to the readers. Lysabella Barrett: Hello! My name is Lysabella Barrett and I am an author and artist from Chattanooga, TN. I have been a writer all my life, but I have only recently begun to publish my … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Lysabella Barrett!
Before we start, a couple of anecdotes about Jeremiah Kipp. I was first exposed to him and his work back in 2004, when I was the head movie critic for a now-defunct online 'zine called No-Fi "Magazine." I received a copy of his short film, The Christmas Party to review (and which you can view HERE). … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Jeremiah Kipp!
Leah Vukovich is an actress and performer, both on stage and onscreen. She is also an artist, and a brilliant writer—I've co-written two screenplays with her: one that can be viewed here, the other she will be directing late this summer as part of the Grand Rapids film anthology Local, produced by Chris Randall of Fulvew … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Leah Vukovich!
Ryan Lieske: Chet, welcome to La legado vivo! It is truly an honor to interview you, and I appreciate you taking the time to talk to me. Why don't we start by having you introduce yourself to the readers. Chet Williamson: I'm Chet Williamson. I've been writing since the early 1980s, when my first story appeared … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Chet Williamson!
Ryan Lieske: Thank you for doing this interview. Why don't we start by having you introduce yourself to the readers. Mark Reefe: I was raised in Bowie, Maryland, but moved the homestead to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley a few years back where I live with my lovely wife, two boys, and one devilish dog. After twenty-five … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Mark Reefe!
Ryan Lieske: Thank you for talking about your Reading Life with me, Veronica. Why don’t you tell the readers a bit about yourself first. Veronica Smith: Thanks Ryan. I’m 51 years old and I live in Katy, Texas, which is just west of Houston. I’ve been married to my husband for 28 years. We have a … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Veronica Smith!
Like many readers of horror lit I discovered the work of Brian Hodge through the legendary Dell/Abyss line, which landed on shelves in the early 1990s like a demon with a napalm kiss and a razor-wire hug. I was addicted to those books, and snatched up each new release. It was through that line of books … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Brian Hodge!
I've known Joel Potrykus for several years now, since re-entering the Grand Rapids film scene back in 2009. But, we actually first met way before that. Joel remembers, but I don't. See, I used to host a public access show in GR called The Late Night Movie Geek Monster Fest. Joel tells me he introduced … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Joel Potrykus!
Full disclosure: in 2016, Edd Sowder changed my life forever. Edd is Vice President and co-founder of indie imprint, Burning Willow Press, and, along with his wife, co-founder and President Kindra Sowder, and horror/fantasy acquisitions editor (and novelist) Sheron Parris, helped me realize my lifelong dream of becoming a published writer. Edd was one of the people … Continue reading La legado vivo! With Edd Sowder!