Plotpoints Podcast Episode 239, 2022.09.09



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Show Notes September 09, 2022 Episode #239

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STEVEN’S BIO:     Steven G. Jackson is a recovering engineering director who ignored everyone’s good advice and became a full-time writer in 2009. Since 2015 he’s had three thriller novels (The Zeus Payload, The Lamia, and The Night Hag) published. Each novel was critically well-received, and his first foray into horror novels (The Lamia) spent some time on Amazon best-seller lists. This suggests he has more distant relatives than he’s aware of.

Steven also writes short stories. His published short stories include “Full Service” and “Life Dies, and Then You Suck,” published in It’s All in the Story, “The Asylum for Rejected Characters,” published in Masquerade, and “Just One More Thing,” published in Sleuth.

Steven has had 12 produced one-act stage plays. Each of these were comedies, which may be evidence that Steven brain isn’t wired like he thought when he chose to be a thriller writer.

Steven has spoken at several writer’s conferences and has a Master of Professional Writing degree from the University of Southern California.

Steven is also a chef and restauranteur. His restaurant review for Noma appeared in Culinary Delights.

You can find links to Amazon for his novels and the short story anthologies, along with his stage plays, recipes, and fine dining recommendations from around the world, at his website.




      Dennis K. Crosby is a San Diego based indie author and speaker with an MFA in Creative Writing from National University.

Originally from Oak Park, IL, he is the award-winning author of the Amazon bestselling urban fantasy novel, Death’s Legacy, released November 2020, and its follow up Death’s Debt, released November 2021.

The bourbon-loving Chicago Cubs fan and deep-dish pizza connoisseur is working on the third book in his Kassidy Simmons series and writing thrilling, and sometimes creepy, short stories in his spare time.


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Mark Sevi is a professional screenwriter and producer, and screenwriting teacher. He has sold 34 scripts, 20 made into films. He teaches scriptwriting in Southern California. He is also founder of the Orange County Screenwriters Association.

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Christopher Stires is a novelist, short-story writer and screenwriter living in Southern CA.

He has four novels currently in print. PALADIN’S JOURNEY, REBEL NATION, DARK LEGEND, and THE INHERITANCE (Winner of the 2003 Dream Realm Award for Horror) are available from Zumaya Publications ( PALADIN’S JOURNEY: SABIAN (the sequel to PALADIN’S JOURNEY) will soon be released by Zumaya.

STARBEAST (a reprint/retitle of TO THE MOUNTAIN OF THE BEAST) will soon be released by World Castle Publishing ( He has had more than 70 short stories and articles appear in publications in the United States, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Greece, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

With co-writer, Mark Sevi, he has had one screenplay optioned. He is a member of Facebook and Goodreads.

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