Please Support The Writing Show!

Day 5 of the 7 Days of Halloween 2006, with the Australian Horror Writers Association

RSS Link

With horror writer Chuck McKenzie reading his short story “The Shadow Over Bexley”


“Even the Great Old Ones need pepping up once in an age…”

Welcome to day 5 of the 7 days of Halloween 2006. Today an ebullient Chuck McKenzie reads his short story “The Shadow Over Bexley” and then joins us for a talk about writing.

Chuck McKenzie was born in 1970, and still spends most of his time there. He writes stuff, and sometimes people publish it, which is nice. One day he may grow up and get a proper job. Or not. For more information, check out The Official Chuck McKenzie Infosite–the only infosite maintained entirely by NASA-trained chimps.

Chuck’s works include:

Worlds Apart (Hybrid Publishers, 1999)
AustrAlien Absurdities: Comic Tales of SF, Fantasy & Horror by Australian Writers (as co-editor, Agog! Press, 2002)
Confessions of a Pod Person (Collection, MirrorDanse Books, 2005)
Sales of short fiction to Aurealis, AntipodeanSF, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, Agog Fantastic Fiction, Borderlands, Daikaiju! Giant Monster Tales, Elsewhere, Passing Strange, Planet Relish, Orb Speculative Fiction, and Simulacrum.

Interviewee: Chuck McKenzie
Host: Paula B
Music: “Macbeth for All Time” by Mark Taylor
Date: October 29, 2006
Running time: 55:09 minutes
File size: 53 megabytes
Rating: PG
Chuck McKenzie’s Web site:
The Australian Horror Writers Web site: