My family and I are about to eat lunch, so I’ve gotta be quick… Firstly, the reviews for EXORCIST FALLS started off well and have switched over into out-and-out raves. Here are just a few… The Novel Pursuit Horror After Dark Into the Macabre I’ll have more news soon about EXORCIST FALLS, as well as […]Read more "EXORCIST FALLS Slays (and Other News)"
Hey, friends. Hope your April has kicked off well. Mine has, both writing-wise and otherwise, and I’ll be bringing you some updates soon. For now, though, I want to talk about something else. I want to talk about Sundance’s television show HAP AND LEONARD. Full Disclosure: I’ve been a Joe R. Lansdale fan for many […]Read more "Top Six Reasons Why You Should Watch HAP AND LEONARD Tonight"
The outstanding book reviewer Shane Douglas Keene, writing for Hellnotes, just finished my new novel EXORCIST FALLS and had this to say about it: “His best book to date.” “Absolutely punishing in its intensity.” “His characters are all delightfully alive and exquisitely broken.” “Every new thing he brings us is a sublime example of the […]Read more "Hellnotes Raves EXORCIST FALLS!"
Hey, friends. It’s nutty around the vacation home right now. The wife’s in France on a free trip. The kids and I are rocking Disney and Universal Studios. And EXORCIST FALLS is celebrating the eve of its release. What better a way to prepare for the big day tomorrow than with a glowing, fantastic video review? […]Read more "The Low Budget Review Show Rates EXORCIST FALLS Six-out-of-Five!"
Howdy. I posted a couple months ago that eight of my novels were about to become unavailable for a while. Though there was a delay in that process, it looks like it’s now happening. The long and short of it is that my first publisher (Samhain Publishing) is closing, which means that the rights to […]Read more "Into the Unknown: The Disappearance of Eight Novels"
Hey, friends. I have a new novel about to launch on March 15th, but this is no ordinary release. Not only is my full-length novel EXORCIST FALLS coming from Sinister Grin Press, but included in the same volume will be the novella that started it at all, EXORCIST ROAD, for the first time ever in print. […]Read more "EXORCIST FALLS Cover Reveal!"
Hey, friends. It’s great to see you again. I’ve blogged less this year, and I reckon that’ll continue into 2017. The bright side, however, is that I’m using that time to work on my novels. I should start by mentioning how sad it is to lose Carrie Fisher, who when I was a child became my very […]Read more "News, More News, and Carrie Fisher"
A company named Samhain Publishing was a major part of the beginning of my writing career. Editor Don D’Auria gave me my start there when he acquired THE SORROWS, my debut novel. From the time that paperback came out early in 2012 until the fall of 2015, most of my published works were born under the Samhain […]Read more "The End of the First Part"
The Children are coming for you, Germany. Thanks to my agent Louise Fury and all the fine folks who work with The Bent Agency on foreign rights, the following news was just announced on the agency website: “Jonathan Janz’s CHILDREN OF THE DARK sold in Germany to Voodoo Press.” Voodoo Press has already published the likes […]Read more "CHILDREN OF THE DARK Scores a German Rights Deal!"
Hey, friends. Exciting moment here. My very first novella was called WITCHING HOUR THEATRE, and for the first time in a good while, it’s available for your Kindle. Even better, this is an all-new version, complete with two thousand more words, a gorgeous Matthew Revert cover, a new Foreword, and an Afterword called “My Wife, Stephen […]Read more "A Halloween Surprise: WITCHING HOUR THEATRE!"