Daily Dead Q&A: Author Mike Thorn Discusses His New Novel SHELTER FOR THE DAMNED

At first it seems like the perfect place to quietly enjoy a secluded smoke, but three teens soon discover that their supposed safe haven is actually something downright sinister in Shelter for the Damned, the debut novel from Mike Thorn (author of the short story collection Darkest Hours). With Shelter for the Damned out now from Journalstone, we caught up with Thorn in our latest Q&A feature to discuss the journey of writing his new book, the influences that inspired him along the way, and his upcoming releases that readers can look forward to from Journalstone.

Read the interview.

StoryBundle: The Pulse Pounders Thriller Bundle Includes Shelter for the Damned

The Pulse Pounders Thriller Bundle, curated by Kevin J. Anderson:

Take a breath and hold on. I’ve curated a new “Pulse Pounders” StoryBundle, 14 action-packed books, guaranteed to put you on the edge of your reading chair. Thrillers, suspense, action, dark fantasy, adventure—the common denominator is that they are all page turners—all for as little as $15. Name your own price, and the proceeds go to support indie authors and publishers, and a portion goes to support the Challenger Learning Centers.”

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Film Formally S3E06 – Wes Craven’s Meta Horror with Mike Thorn

Geez, it’s been a while since we got spooky on the show, hasn’t it? High time we brought back Mike Thorn to talk about how Wes Craven fused meta storytelling and horror in two franchises: A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream. We’ll permeate the membranes of reality, disassemble Craven’s views on horror’s social and political value, and laugh about how Matthew Lillard yells “BOO-GAH” when he imitates a gunshot.

Listen to the episode.

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