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Interview: Tom Deady, author of Skookum Lake, Haven, & Eternal Darkness

It's a special day, Dead Oaks fans, because we've got an exclusive interview you're sure to love: Tom Deady, author of the season one story (and first short story ever featured on Dead Oaks) Skookum Lake! Tom is also the author of novels Haven and Eternal Darkness, now available from Cemetery Dance and Bloodshot Books! Keep reading below to see some of Tom's thoughts on his inspiration for Skookum Lake, his own fears, and much more...


1)First off, tell us a bit about yourself? Where are you from? What do you do when you’re not writing?
I grew up in Malden, MA and have lived in Massachusetts my whole life. Unfortunately I have one of those “real job”things that take up a lot of my non-writing time. Other than that, I’m pretty much a boring homebody.

2)At what point in your life did you decide to start writing?
I decided to start writing countless times from about the age of ten. My first attempt was a hand-written Hardy Boys rip-off that I wish I still had,…

Dead Oaks: "A Hollow Shell"

In the next episode of Dead Oaks, Otto Gillespie finds himself back in Dead Oaks, but things are not as they once were in the seemingly pleasant town. Convinced he's made a grave mistake in returning, Otto vows to turn back, but a mysterious figure and a frightening phone call could change his mind. Written and edited by Christopher Waltz and starring Aaron Beck as the voice of Otto Gillespie. Featuring "Creepy," written and performed by Nicholas Critney. Visit or find us on Twitter: @deadoakspodcast for more information.