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With Marty Young, president of the Australian Horror Writers Association

Marty Young

Marty Young is president and founder of the Australian Horror Writers Association. Currently finishing his Ph.D in paleo-oceanography, Marty is co-editor of Macabre: The New Era in Australian Horror, which will be published in 2006. Marty’s first short story will be released on Halloween 2005 as part of the “Shadow Box” e-anthology, and his first novel, 809 Jacob, is finished but awaiting some minor edits before he finds a home for it.

In this creepy interview, Marty reveals:

  • Why we love being scared to death
  • How writers can build tension and suspense
  • How writers can frighten readers
  • How horror stories from various world regions differ
  • How horror writing has changed over the decades
  • Why horror movies are scarier than books…or are they?
  • What horror writers are really like

Interviewee: Marty Young
Host: Paula B
Date: October 10, 2005
Running time: 35 minutes
File size: 13 megabytes
Rating: PG (scary)
The Australian Horror Writers Association Web site: The Australian Horror Writers Association
The Southern Horror Yahoo Group: Southern Horror Yahoo Group

 

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