A New Voice in Bizarro Land: An Interview with Christopher Rigel

I picked up Christopher Rigel's debut novella, Oval Orifice, almost entirely by chance. I knew Chris from college and was delighted to discover he had written a book. He had always been one of the sharp students in my literature courses, and I was certain his work would be worth a glance. When I discovered [...]

The Last Drug Trial on Earth Cover Reveal

Today, we're revealing the cover of our first-ever Silent Motorist Media book publication, The Last Drug Trial on Earth, by Justin A. Burnett. Yes, we're moving slowly into the realm of book publications. We have a few more surprise releases in store for you, including a hitherto unannounced anthology that we're certain you'll enjoy, but [...]

Unlikeable Characters: An Interview With Jessica McHugh

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing yet another accomplished, talent writer: Jessica McHugh. No additional introduction is needed, so let’s jump right in! -Austin James "I never realized how quickly children want to put visually unappealing things into their mouths." -Jessica McHugh Austin James: So, I’ll start off with a generic question that might [...]

10 Weird Writers to Save Us All in 2018

Here is our highly-anticipated list of "10 Writers to Save Us All in 2018." "Save us from what?" you ask. We're not entirely sure. What we do know is that an unexpected number of writers and readers alike sent us impassioned demands to recognize writers across the independent and small-press spectrum, and that the Silent [...]

Psychedelic Flapper: An Interview with Madeleine Swann

Madeleine Swann is a psychedelic flapper, weird fiction writer, creepy stuff lover, and hideous face puller. And she’s a lot of fun to interview! -Austin James "I wanted to be a writer, an actress (but not a famous one), and every single animal in existence." -Madeleine Swann Austin James: First off, thanks for chatting to me... [...]

Sweat Drenched Author: An Interview with Zak A. Ferguson, Part Two

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part two of Zak's interview, separated for the reasons stated in part one. We pick up exactly where we left off, as per the dictates of reason. If you haven't read part one, do so now. Otherwise, you will find yourself hopelessly at sea. Zak A. Ferguson: I don’t know, Austin, [...]

Sweat Drenched Author: An Interview with Zak A. Ferguson, Part One

EDITOR'S DISCLAIMER: This statement is necessitated by certain unexpected events that directly followed the publication of this interview. Any statements made within this interview or elsewhere by the featured author are his own and do not reflect the beliefs or standards of Silent Motorist Media personnel. Furthermore, Silent Motorist Media is not supported or funded [...]