Aaron Mahnke is the creator, writer and narrator of the LORE podcast. Lore explores real life scary stories, examining disturbing historical events and how they intertwine with folklore and the origins of superstition, all delivered in an engaging, creepy narrative. Densely packed with atmosphere and ideas, Lore brings to life very human stories with decidedly bizarre circumstances. Launched in early 2015, Lore rocketed to popularity and the top of the iTunes Podcast charts, and is now Aaron’s full-time job, displacing his web design business as primary source of income.
We talk with Drew Chapman, author of the new thriller novel The King of Fear, published by Simon & Schuster. It’s the sequel to his first novel, The Ascendant. Drew is also an established writer from the world of television and film. He co-wrote and executive produced the second season of TNT’s Legends, starring Sean Bean, as well as the ABC limited series The Assets.
Author Daniel H. Wilson is co-editor of the upcoming video game inspired short story anthology, “Press Start to Play”, available in stores August 18th. Daniel’s career spans books, television, and comics, and includes a PhD in Robotics. He’s the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse, which was optioned by DreamWorks and is being adapted for film by Steven Spielberg.