20 Minutes with Brian Kirk


For Brian Kirk, storytelling is more than a career. It’s a way of life and a way of living. Author of the newly released (and deeply disturbing) “We Are Monsters“, Brian pursues his craft with the rigor and discipline of someone who truly loves what they do.

Joined by co-host horror writer CW LaSart (who has been on the RTP a few times before), we indulge in a fabulous 20(ish) minutes of writerly discourse with Brian, discussing why he writes, finding the “writer’s zone”, how to infuse terror into any scene, the distinction between “hero” and “protagonist”, and more. The writerly goodness flows like wine… grab a cup, hit the “PLAY” button and get some for yourself (definitely make the scene on August 18 for Brian’s Workshop Episode!)

PROMO:  “Space Casey” an audio drama by Christiana Ellis

Showcase Episode: 20 Minutes with Brian Kirk

[caution: mature language – listener discretion is advised]


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Finding Brian on the internet…

  • I recommend checking out Brian’s blog where he shares his insights AND interviews a few of his peers
  • His Amazon Page is destined to be filled with some truly chilling tales
  • And you can always stay in touch with his daily doings on Facebook and Twitter

Check out horror writer CW LaSart in cyberspace…

CW LaSart

C.W. LaSart



About Author

Dave Robison has indulged in creative pursuits his entire life. His CV includes writing Curious George fan-fiction at the age of eight, improv theater at age ten, playing trumpet at age twelve, as well as a theater degree, creating magazine cover art, writing audio scripts, designing websites, creating board games, hosting mythological roundtables and generally savoring the sweet drought of expression in all its forms. His years of exploration give him a unique, informed, and eloquent perspective on the art of storytelling.


  1. “Flow state” comes when “You’re doing the thing you’re supposed to do.” Yes! We can all experience it. A matter of harmonics. This is Bruce Lee-level word goodness. Good stuff.

    • It was a great conversation… many truths and LOTS of writerly goodness. Glad you dug it, Zig 😀