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Something From Nothing: One Episode to Rule Them All

Author Matt Betts sits down with talented creators to discuss the background and inspirations behind the content that we all love.

Episode 3 - One Episode to Rule Them All

Interview #1 (1 Minute Mark)

Interview with Author Tim Waggoner

Link: https://www.timwaggoner.com

Bio: Tim Waggoner has published over fifty novels and seven collections of short stories. He writes original dark fantasy and horror, as well as media tie-ins. He's written tie-in fiction based on Supernatural, Grimm, The X-Files, Alien, Doctor Who, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Transformers, among others, and he's written novelizations for films such as Halloween Kills, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

His articles on writing have appeared in Writer's Digest, The Writer, The Writer’s Chronicle. He’s the author of the acclaimed horror-writing guide Writing in the Dark, which won the Bram Stoker Award in 2021. He won another Bram Stoker Award in 2021 in the category of short nonfiction for his article “Speaking of Horror,” and in 2017 he received the Bram Stoker Award in Long Fiction for his novella The Winter Box.

In addition, he's been a multiple finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the Scribe Award, and a one-time finalist for the Splatterpunk Award. His fiction has received numerous Honorable Mentions in volumes of Best Horror of the Year, and he’s had several stories selected for inclusion in volumes of Year’s Best Hardcore Horror.

Interview #2 (41 Minute Mark)

Friend of the show Mike Liddy stops by to give an overview of Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings series.

Plot: Epic drama set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.

Interview #3 (56 Minute Mark)

Interview with Author Tiffany Mosher

Link: http://www.tiffanymosher.com

Bio: Tiffany Mosher holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Science with concentrations in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in Human Security and Resilience from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She is the International Missions Director for AIDNOW and a volunteer with All Hands and Hearts.

As someone who struggled deeply with depression, Mosher journeyed to recovery through volunteer work from the shores of Virginia Beach to remote villages in Nepal and Mexico.

With her signature hot tea in hand, three children to love, and cheeky sense of humor, Tiffany Mosher poured her heart and soul into writing the vulnerable, raw, and inspiring memoir, Beauty Beyond the Threshold: How International Volunteering Saved My Life.

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