March and April Nightmare Artist Spotlights

I have been remiss in my posting of Nightmare interviews!  Here are the two you might have missed: Most recently we have Dariusz Zawadzki: MJNL: Who has influenced you artistically? DZ: As a child I liked Salvador Dali. I also remember a booklet with Schiller’s ballades I found as a toddler on my parents’ shelf.Continue reading “March and April Nightmare Artist Spotlights”

Artist Showcase Interview with Johnny Dombrowski

Nightmare’s February cover artists is Johnny Dombrowski.  He works as the Art Handler at the Society of Illustrators in New York while also pursuing a freelance career. Here’s a sample from the interview: MJNL: Your website mentions your fascination with film noir, and I think its influence is readily visible in your art. What isContinue reading “Artist Showcase Interview with Johnny Dombrowski”

Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year

Hello all!  If you by any chance are nominating for either the Nebulas or Hugos, here is a list of my publications from 2014 that are awards-eligible (which excludes  reprints and shared-world stories). I’ve linked to the stories that are available on line. Best Short Story category: Elsa’s Spheres, sci-fi (IGMS) Imma Gonna Finish You Off, sci-fiContinue reading “Stories (by Me and Others) Eligible for Awards this Year”

My Interview with Brom

This month over at Nightmare Magazine, I had the privilege of interviewing an artist whose work is indubitably creep-tastic.  Brom has made a lasting impression on both horror art and dark fantasy literature.  Here’s what he has to say about the winter holidays: MJNL: Most people think of December as a time for happy holidays,Continue reading “My Interview with Brom”

Nightmare Artist Spotlight Interview: Reiko Murakami

First, huge congrats to everyone at Lightspeed on their Hugo win! After lots of near-misses, it’s nice to see the magazine bring home an award. Over at Lightspeed’s sister magazine, Nightmare, My interview with Reiko Murakami (this month’s cover artist) has gone up! MJNL: A lot of your personal horror work seems to center aroundContinue reading “Nightmare Artist Spotlight Interview: Reiko Murakami”

Clockwork Daggers and Bacon Crack: An Interview with Beth Cato

Today I come bearing treats of all kinds. First off, I’d like to announce that I’m the new Artist Spotlight interviewer for Nightmare Magazine–every issue I’ll be bringing you a Q and A with the cover illustrator. To celebrate, I thought I’d delve into the world of interviewing on the blog. Beth Cato, the authorContinue reading “Clockwork Daggers and Bacon Crack: An Interview with Beth Cato”