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David-Matthew Barnes is an award-winning author, playwright, poet, and screenwriter. He writes in multiple genres, primarily young adult, romance, thriller, and horror. He is the bestselling author of twelve novels, five produced screenplays, three collections of poetry, seven short stories, and more than sixty stage plays. He graduated with honors from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English. He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. He is a graduate of the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. David-Matthew divides his time between Denver and Los Angeles.
Writing, screenwriting, playwriting, publishing, horror films, film noir, film criticism, theater, stage plays, poetry, romance novels, young adult novels, queer literature, LGBTQ+ literature, writing for gay teens, writing exercises, tips for writers, writing resources, arts education, self publishing, how to take your writing career to the next level.
What advice can you offer writers who are just starting their careers?
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What are the advantages and disadvantages to self publishing?
What helpful tips can you offer screenwriters who are trying to get their script produced?
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What is your life like as a young adult/horror/romance/thriller author?
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Why do you write for young people?
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What are some of the best horror films/film noir movies made and why?
Recently, I have been a featured guest on:
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Lez Talk About Books, Baby!
The Positive Platform
The Real Tea
The Toby Gribben Show
I will promote a podcast interview via all of my social medial channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn). In addition, a link will be posted on my official website and on my Linktree. Recorded interviews will also be shared on my YouTube channel. Links shared via my website will appear on writing-specific places online, including my Amazon author page, Goodreads, and Film Freeway.