Press releases, media coverage, and so on for Gary W. Olson
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A Cup of Coffee and a Good Book – Blog Talk Radio Interview 2/29/2012
I was on Jennifer Walker’s show on Blog Talk Radio, A Cup of Coffee and a Good Book, on 2/29/2012, talking with her husband Greg (subbing for Jennifer) about Brutal Light, writing in general, dark fantasy, where I get my ideas, and other such things.
Brutal Light Guest Blogs and Interviews
Guest blogs I’ve written and interviews I’ve done promoting Brutal Light:
12/1/2011 – Guest blog on RJ Sullivan’s site: The Story Behind Brutal Light – On all the aborted attempts and the lessons learned along the way.
12/3/2011 – Guest blog on Tim Marquitz’s site: Brutal Light and my Path to Dark Fantasy – On what drew me to write in the dark fantasy genres.
12/6/2011 – Guest blog on Lincoln Crisler’s site: If It Doesn’t Make You Squirm… – On one of the most valuable bits of writing advice I ever read.
12/8/2011 – Guest blog on Su Halfwerk’s site: On Fighting the Internal Censor – All about how I contend with my internal censor during the writing process, with the help of the Internal Editor.
12/9/2011 – Guest blog on Sean A. Lusher’s site: These Books Made Me Weird(er) – Seven books that warped my brain and had some influence on Brutal Light.
1/18/2012 – Guest Blog on Ash Arceneaux’s site: Writing, Rewriting, Impending Apocalypse, and Everything After – All about my writing and rewriting process on Brutal Light, including the pivotal role played by Jaranash’ghthk the Indweller of Night.
Damnation Books Released Twelve New Dark Fiction Titles
Damnation Books issued this press release in support of the 12 new titles it published on 12/1/2011 (among them my dark fantasy novel Brutal Light: