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THE WRITERS BLOCK podcast and 8SPARKS STORIES are 8Sparks media productions.

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The Writers Block

Looking for a podcast that feeds your creativity and imagination? Welcome to The Writers Block! Join Clarence Carter and Shaun Nigro, two authors, as they chat about their careers and the craft of writing, giving insights into their creative processes and latest projects. But here's the twist: after their conversation, they improvise a fully fleshed-out story, bringing their words to life in an incredible way. Whether you're an aspiring writer or just a fan of storytelling, The Writers Block is the perfect podcast for you.

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8Sparks Stories

8Sparks Stories, the podcast that will give you chills! Join authors Clarence Carter and Shaun Nigro as they take you on a journey through the dark corners of science fiction and horror. With professional narration and storytelling, you'll be on the edge of your seat with every episode. Tune in for a thrill and discover the depths of their twisted tales. Don't miss out on the next chilling story, listen to 8Sparks Stories now!

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The Hellscape

The Hellscape is a horror/ dark sci-fi radio drama podcast created by So Gross Productions

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Damn Ernie

A war veteran finds himself trapped in a nursing home against his will. Determined to escape, he employs a series of humorous pranks and malicious jokes to try and get kicked out. However, the staff and residents are unprepared for his antics, leading to a hilarious and unpredictable journey.

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Follow amateur BMX rider Liza Sanderson as she transforms a group of misfits into champions and fights tooth and nail for success and an escape from poverty. When rumors of arson threaten her community, Liza doesn't back down. She's determined to seek justice - no matter what obstacles, including her rival team Double Feature, stand in her way.



Coffin Blossoms. A reminder that hope does spring eternal. In death itself there is often beauty, life, and on rare occasions even humor. The twenty-four stories in this anthology straddle the line between humor and horror in unique ways. Some wearing a wry smile. Others with tongue firmly in cheek. Ghosts, demons, vampires, myths, monsters, and murderers turned on their heads and shaken ‘til dizzy, then presented for you here, in the pages of Coffin Blossoms…

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A terrifying science experiment unleashes a phantasmal killer from beyond the grave. An ancient tome devours the minds of all who dare read its endless pages. And a donut-shop waitress discovers a sinister secret ingredient that keeps customers coming back for more....

Scare Street is proud to present a breathtaking new collection of diabolical tales. Every moment unleashes a new terror, torn straight from the darkest shadows of the night.

You’ve seen them before, just out of the corner of your eye. Dark, slimy things, slithering through the shadows when you turn off the light.

And now you hear them, scraping on the door of your bedroom, as you pull the covers over your head. 

And as their footsteps creak across the floor, you wonder...will this be the last sound you ever hear? 



Par·am·ne·sia: a condition or phenomenon involving distorted memory or confusions of fact and fantasy, such as confabulation or déjà vu.

Get ready to experience a new level of terror with Paramnesia, the first of four horror anthologies from Grendel Press. Featuring a collection of original short stories from a diverse range of talented writers, this book will take you on a journey through the depths of the human psyche, exploring the darkest corners of the mind and the horrors that lurk within.

Each tale is expertly crafted to keep you on the edge of your seat, with twists and turns that will leave you gasping for breath. From spine-chilling encounters to psychological thrills that will make you question your own sanity, Paramnesia is a must-listen for horror fans looking for their next fix. Don't miss out on this chilling collection of stories that will haunt your dreams long after you've finished.


Written by: Clarence Carter
Narrated by: Kailey Peckford


A ghost story and an interview!


Written by: Clarence Carter
Narrated by: Todd Waites


An interview

In this clip author D.C. Wright-hammer and I talk about short stories and their place in the market.


An interview

In this clip author D.C. Wright-hammer and I talk about marketing short stories.

Grendel Press Interview

Grendel Press kindly interviewed me for the Paramnesia anthology, on their website. It features my short story Without You. 

The Book Party Podcast

Michael Murrell interviewed me on his podcast. 

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