I am pleased and proud and delighted to announce that I have signed an eleven-book limited edition deal with the amazing Thunderstorm Books. If you’re not familiar with Thunderstorm, they’re the creator of some of the most gorgeous, unique, collectible limited editions in the book business (see the pictures below for samples of their wonderful […]Read more "Eleven-Book Deal with Thunderstorm Books"
Hey, friends. I’m currently multi-tasking. My eight-year-old daughter is trying to insinuate herself into a bunk-together night with Mommy and Daddy, and I’m explaining why she needs to sleep in her own bed. I think I’m going to win this one, but it’ll be a near thing. Anywho, the very cool folks over at Horror After […]Read more "Horror After Dark Takes on WOLF LAND"
If Tennessee Williams wrote a supernatural horror novel, it would read like THE ELEMENTALS. This statement isn’t completely true, of course; Michael McDowell was a fiercely unique author who wrote unlike any other. But some of the most fascinating aspects of Tennessee Williams’s plays are exhibited in this novel: atypical/dysfunctional familial relationships; unpleasant truths suppressed […]Read more "Michael McDowell’s THE ELEMENTALS"
Howdy, friends! I’ll get right to it. Publishers Weekly posted a review of my upcoming novel WOLF LAND and called it a “gruesome yet entertaining gorefest” with “an impressive and bloody climax.” The complete review can be found right here. You can pre-order WOLF LAND here or wherever else books are sold. Annnnd… I’ll soon have […]Read more "Publishers Weekly Sinks Its Claws into WOLF LAND"
Setting matters a lot to me and, I think, readers. A powerful sense of place is especially important in a story. If the reader feels like a part of the world on the page, it’s easier to get swept along with the characters and the plot. I tend to utilize physical touchstones, actual locations that mirror […]Read more "Future Novels, Settings, and a Word about SAVAGE SPECIES"
Edward Lee is a legend in horror, and if you’ve read his stuff lately, you’ll know he’s only getting better. I had the amazing opportunity to meet and talk to Mr. Lee at Scares That Care 2 in Williamsburg this summer, and it was absolutely thrilling to realize that he and I have similar taste […]Read more "Edward Lee Calls HOUSE OF SKIN “The Quintessential Haunted House Novel”"
Let’s begin with this: if you’re not reading Tim Waggoner by now, you need to be. One of the most versatile, literate, and entertaining authors in speculative fiction, Tim has been an influence on me for several years. He’s an author from whom I strive to learn and a man I deeply admire. And today, […]Read more "Tim Waggoner Calls Yours Truly “One the best new voices in the genre”"