This is a bunch of external links to anything I can think of that might be useful to people who are interested in writing, storytelling, horror, and fiction. If you find something that fits into one of these categories and is really interesting, comment it and I’ll add it in.



  1. The Story Studio (Sterling and Stone) A great practical guide for indie publishers and all storytellers. Fun and full of practical advice about the business of writing and nuts and bolts concerns of structure and process.
  2. Writing Excuses (Fantasy Author Brandon Sanderson) Short episodes, but entertaining and informative. Includes interviews with various other quality authors and discussions on many topics. Brandon is a fantasy author, but the podcast frequently branches out to all kinds of other topics surrounding writing.
  3. I Should Be Writing (Mur Lafferty) A podcast for aspiring writers. Mur is funny, down to earth and helpful. Worth a listen if you are a new writer (or old, for that matter). Also does occasional interviews with authors.


  1. The Joe Rogan Experience #405 interview with Steven Pressfield, author of War of Art, and Aubrey Marcus, motivational guy and co-founder of Onnit.
  2. The Joe Rogan Experience #336 with Scott Sigler, author of cool horror novels including Earthcore, Alive, Pandemic, The Rookie, Nocturnal, and a bunch of others.
  3. The Joe Rogan Experience #437 with Scott Sigler Part 2.
  4. The Joe Rogan Experience #496 with Nick Cutter, Author of Horror Novels The Troop, The Deep, and others.
  5. The Joe Rogan Experience #1158 with Chuck Palahniuk, Author of Fight Club, Haunted, and others.
  6. TED talk by Pixar Filmmaker Andrew Stanton.
  7. TED talk by David J. Phillips on the neurology of storytelling.
  8. TED talk by Julian Friedman on storytelling.
  9. 11 Authors give advice to young writers.
  10. Ira Glass on Storytelling (4 Parts)
  11. J.K. Rowling’s 10 Rules for Success.


WEBSITES Stephen King Joe Abercrombie Scott Sigler Steven Pressfield Dan Simmons Ian Irvine Sterling and Stone Alan Baxter Ramsey Campbell Joe Lansdale

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