This is an oldie but goodie interview I found with Matt Staggs of Skull Ring.org. This is the interview that pissed the industry off and warning this contains strong ass language too on my part. This will have a photo from the era as it was included in Dirty Black Winter. The interview when I did it Tabloid Purposes IV was almost done as I just released Issue Five. An Eye In Shadows was just written at the time; and The Pattern Of Diagnosis was just introduced. A very unique throwback for you as this goes back ot eight years ago. I don’t do many interviews but this one, Mike [Philbin] and I were thinking, This is a chance to compare notes between Tabloid Purposes and The Ethereal Gazette with Chimeraworld.
I going to link up a book he wrote from the same era as An Eye In Shadows so he can get some sales too. This book that came out during came out during the time my second book came out; when I didn’t have a solo book out that year he had one out. This is one of them The Hoo Hoo Are Coming. During my interview with Philbin that I did; he revealed he was a devoted dad and a husband. The stories I mention within this interview are part of Dirty Black Winter and that’s back online. Some links are updated to reflect what sites of ours are still active but this interview was controversial and it had been pulled. For my followers I am making this available for my classmates with links to his titles via Amazon.com. I take that back with Tabloid Purposes IV; this was just publised at the time. This was the interview by Staci Layne Wilson who mispelled “boom” to “boon.” I got the anthology title wrong with Mike as he didn’t have Five out yet as he was working on Chimeraworld 3 at the time. I was still a bit shaken by the radio interview I did in 2003 when I was eaten alive; as the nightmares that haunted me from the day before were lingering there and Dirty Black Winter’s second story the events of that story started days after String of Nerves.
As I am writing new short stories and have new ones done that seen an encouraging rejection letter. This is the other old interview. I still get treated like a second class citizen in the horror genre though CreateSpace.com is a level playing field, CreateSpace.com noticed my attitude change over the year since I was there especially since they knew I did swear at them quite hard over David Boyer and Mary Sangiovanni. It was like that anger that was directed at CreateSpace.com was thrown at Lulu.com staff and Smashwords.com instead. What I thought with my return — I had to find a tool to work with to make my change over seamless or able to design a book as needed. Having Split and Merge Basic saved my latter career as it allowed me to work with CreateSpace.com with my Lulu.com mid-period tenacity. This was a year before the first turmoil I had with lulu.com that caused a week lockout before my signing was going to happen. Brian Keene writes the run-of-the-mill horror stock characters well I do archetype and inviting new sub-genres when I injected Gothic Horror to Creative Nonfiction. What Keene pulled on Mike Philbin — well he did ti to me too and went after my SSN to boot. There are a few who are showing support for me over that alone. But Ramsey Campbell you do have a lot of nerve to take a massive steamer on someone’s work without reading it or reviewing a pirated copy. Well this is where Oxford, UK, meets Chicagoland, and we’re taking turns hammering into Brian Keene too er Stefan as that’s would be Brian Keene’s sockpuppet. Brian Keene does seat-of-your-shit-covered pants; well I scar you for life. People are scared to read me because they know one thing; I am real. As I found his blog entry in 2002 where Keene gets railed on as I do rail into his buddies quite hard. One of those jokers was Bob Freeman (his facebook has barly 90 likes as my own page I almost have 300 likes. I am getting a following. My projects when you add up the likes with all of them have more likes than Freeman.)
a special presenation of the Collision Course Interview from 2007. Warnings: harsh language!