Micro-interview: Leslianne Wilder

Innsmouth’s Editorial Assistant Nathaniel Katz interviewed Leslianne Wilder, author of  “I Fall to Pieces,” part of Innsmouth Magazine issue 12. Remember, you can buy an issue for $2 at Amazon.com, Weightless Books or Smashwords. Or subscribe to Innsmouth Magazine and never miss an issue.

IFP: You’ve written Horror, Bizarro, Weird Fiction – what draws you to the stranger edge of the fiction spectrum?

LW: The funny thing is, I never think that I write particularly …

IFPMicro-interview: Leslianne Wilder

Micro-interview: Mary Choo

Candle in the Attic Window, an anthology of Gothic horror, is the latest release from Innsmouth Free Press. We are interviewing some of the book’s contributors. Today Mary Choo talks about her poem “The Malcontents”.

What makes your poem Gothic?

I think “The Malcontents” contains a number of attributes found in Gothic literature: fear, a sense of foreboding and darkness, secrecy, and more than a tinge of elemental madness. The poem certainly turns the idea of growing pleasant things …

IFPMicro-interview: Mary Choo

Supernatural Fridays: Micro-Interview: Paul Jessup

Today, we interview one of the writers for our new Gothic anthology, Candle in the Attic Window. Paul Jessup’s (literally) chilling tale, “Stone Dogs”, takes the teen paranormal romance tale, so familiar in shows like The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle, and turns it into something as corrupted as Byron and as bleak as a wintry moor. Pick up a copy and check it out.

IFP: What makes your story Gothic?
PJ: A sense, I think. It …

IFPSupernatural Fridays: Micro-Interview: Paul Jessup

Micro-interview: E. Catherine Tobler

Candle in the Attic Window, an anthology of Gothic horror, is the latest release from Innsmouth Free Press. We are interviewing some of the book’s contributors. Today E. Catherine Tobler talks about her story “The Snow Man”.

What makes your story Gothic?
Spooky houses, bad weather, perambulating skeletons, curious deaths, and, of course, a hideously striped scarf! These things combine to create a clearly catastrophic and Gothic environment, into which we plunge a young, curious heroine. Will she survive …

IFPMicro-interview: E. Catherine Tobler

Micro-interview: Byron Alexander Campbell

Byron Alexander Campbell’s “On The Generation of Insects” appears in issue seven of Innsmouth Free Press.

Byron Alexander Campbell is currently pursuing his MFA in Writing at the California Institute of the Arts in suspiciously sunny Valencia, California, where he serves as editorial assistant for the Black Clock literary magazine. He is preoccupied by notions of dream-space, horror and the irreal. Author of two interactive novellas – Lovecraftian Christmas kitty comedy A Very Hairy Fish-Mess and surreal dark mystery …

IFPMicro-interview: Byron Alexander Campbell

Micro-interview: Martin Hayes

“Get It Down” appears in our sixth fiction issue, marking the return of Martin Hayes to our pages.

Martin Hayes lives in Arklow, a small town on the east coast of Ireland. He has written for places like Nature, Flurb and Neon. He’s currently working with artist Roy Huteson Stewart on a graphic novel based around the life of Aleister Crowley. Crowley: Wandering the Waste should appear in 2011, with any bloody luck. He blogs at http://www.paroneiria.com

IFPMicro-interview: Martin Hayes

Micro-interview: Jerry Hobbes

Jerry Hobbes’s short story “Hidden Beneath Calm Waters” appears in our sixth fiction issue.

Jerry Hobbes discovered the joy of putting his imagination on paper shortly after retirement. Since that time, he has published two novels and a book of short stories. He uses his own version of “thinking outside the box” to ensure his stories are not only fresh and entertaining, but also sometimes have unpredictable results. Several of his articles have been published in online magazines, but …

IFPMicro-interview: Jerry Hobbes