Print Interviews and Guest Articles

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“How to Create Compelling Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories”

You can read my article “How to Create Compelling Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories” in Authority Magazine. This piece includes 5 critical tips for new writers in the genres.

“WiHM 2023: Saddle Up! 5 Supernatural Westerns by Women For Your TBR”

For Women in Horror Month 2023, I shared supernatural western book recommendations from some of my favorite fellow weird western authors. Read more at The Horror Tree:

The Line-Up’s Women in Horror month

Melinda West: Monster Gunslinger was featured in an article for The Line-Up’s celebration of Women in Horror month.

“Welcome to the Weird West”

Welcome to the Weird West” covers an introduction to the genre and why I love to write in it. You can read it for free at the March/April issue of Uncaged Magazine:

→Profile for 2023 Women in Horror Month (interview by Don’s World of Horror)
→Q&A with Book Notions
→Horror Q&A (interview by Alyanna Poe)
“Level Up Your Writing: How Short Stories Can Enhance Your Career”

My article, “Level Up Your Writing: How Short Stories Can Enhance Your Career,” is available to read for free at Books & Buzz Magazine‘s March 2023 issue here:

Feature Article in Connections eMag

8-page feature interview in Connections eMagazine’s February 2023 issue:…/docs/february_edition_2023/6.

Top Shelf Magazine feature Q&A

An interview on western horror in Top Shelf Magazine‘s February 2023 issue:

Welcome to the Weird West with KC Grifant

Cover article and interview with Books & Buzz Magazine, February 2023 issue.

KC Grifant in Swinging the Big Iron Out West: Interview with Ginger Nuts of Horror

Interview with Ginger Nuts of Horror on my favorite sci-fi / horror recommendations; cliches I wish would go away; and why I think the time is right for cosmic horror.

“Writer Wednesday” blog feature (interview with Heather Weidner)
Inside the Emotion of Fiction MELINDA WEST: MONSTER GUNSLINGER by KC Grifant (interview by Christal Ann Rice Cooper)
The 5 Things You Need to Know to Become a Great Author

Interview with Authority Magazine on my path to writing, thoughts on the Weird West genre, and writing tips for other authors.

“It’s Never Too Late to Write”

Interview with Literary Tribune magazine on Weird Westerns, being productive and how to let stories unfold.


Reader’s Entertainment Magazine asked for the top 5 “under-rated” horror books I’d recommend for the holidays.

Guest Post at The Horror Tree

My article, “5 Tips to Writing a Horror Weird Western,” is featured on the Horror Tree. It was also highlighted as one of the “5 Must-Read Horror Articles” in October by This is Horror.

What Scares Horror Authors: Interview with Reader’s Entertainment Magazine

Interview with Reader’s Entertainment Magazine on a “what scares horror authors” special series.

Featured in Horror Writers Anthology roundup

Featured in a women of horror: anthology roundup alongside other notable authors.

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