Author Jeff Somers drinks Mellow Corn whiskey and discusses his
short story "Up The Crazy," which he wrote to promote his novel
"Chum" and its connection to his debut novel "Lifers" via a shared
Jeff Somers is the author of the Avery Cates series, the Ustari Cycle, Chum, and Writing Without Rules. He also generates 45% of all the freelance writing in the universe. In each episode, Jeff will pour a drink and discuss one of his works of short fiction, from inspiration to publication, and then read the damn thing with sound effects and asides. He invites you to pour a drink and settle in with him for a self-centered and self-deprecating tour of his literary universe. Also, take off your pants. They're a legacy of older, less illuminated times.