Interview: Genus Ordinis Dei talk metal, influences and gear.

  TGR: Thanks for stopping by, please introduce yourselves? Hello everyone! We are Genus Ordinis Dei, a Symphonic Death Metal band from Italy!   TGR: Can you tell us a little about the history of the band? Where did it all begin? How did you come together? We were all born and raised in the…

Interview: BP Gregory talks puns, writing and edible bugs!

    Today, the Grim Reader welcomes BP Gregory to beavisthebookhead.com. She talks writing, books, puns, influences and more. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your stay.   TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? BG: My folks read to me from day one, but instead of Spot Goes Quantity Surveying Dad…

Interview: Gary Buller steps up to the plate.

  He may not be as well-known as Stephen King but Salford’s finest horror writer, Gary Buller, was only too pleased to stop by Grim Reader Reviews to answer a few questions about writing and life. I hope you will check out Gary’s stuff. His collection, Mechanisms of Despair, shows huge promise and contains some…

Interview: Robert Dean on writing

G’day there. I hope you enjoy this interview with Robert Dean. Next up is Gary Buller. If you wish to answer these questions, simply copy and paste them from the ‘Interview questions’ page but please read the instructions carefully. Thanks for reading.     TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? …

Interview: Unnerving short stories with Mike Thorn

    Mike Thorn’s debut collection, Darkest Hours, lurks just around the corner. It will be published through Unnerving Magazine on November 21st and the cover art alone has me frothing at the mouth. Add to this the fact that I already know Mike can spin a good yarn having come across his work in…

Interview with progressive rock act Victim Of Illusion

Victim of Illusion was formed back in Turin, Italy in 2010. The progressive rock act consists of Paolo Gurlino on vocals, Piero Giaccone-guitars, synths and programming and Luca Imerito on bass. The band’s sound is quite traditional, in a prog rock sense, the band incorporates the melodic elements of Porcupine Tree and latter-day Marillion, the…

Interview: The Grim Reader talks to Mercedes Murdock Yardley

  Mercedes M. Yardley is a whimsical dark fantasist who wears stilettos, red lipstick, and poisonous flowers in her hair.  She is the author of many diverse works, including Beautiful Sorrows, the Stabby Award-winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy, Detritus in Love, and the BONE…

Interview: Ellen Datlow talks to the Grim Reader

Ellen Datlow is a name any discerning reader of dark fiction will be familiar with. Unless you have been living in a cave for a number of years you will probably know that Ellen is one of, if not THE premier editor for science fiction, fantasy and of course horror. She has won numerous awards…