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"
Originally posted on Hunter Shea:
Jonathan Janz is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. If you’ve never read his books, you might assume the mind behind the man is as unassuming as a Norman Rockwell painting. Thankfully, you’d be wrong. Dead wrong. This is a man who knows how to spin a twisted,…
Originally posted on Mika Reads Horror Fiction:
It’s on from page one, and it doesn’t stop until it’s done. On a desert in 1880s New Mexico, a man called Cody and a boy named Willet spy a group of vampires feasting on some nice human barbecue. The vampires, travelling from town to town as a…
Okay, friends. It has been a long wait—for me, at least—but my new vampire western (DUST DEVILS) is about ready to release. You can order the paperback now and have it by the weekend, or at midnight tonight you can download the digital version for your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other reading device. Man, that […]Read more "The DUST DEVILS Arrive at Midnight!"
Hey, friends. It has been a fun day at the Janz Ranch. Sledding. Snowman building. Charades playing. Pizza eating. Harry Potter reading. And, of course, editing my current work-in-progress, which I’m dying to tell you about but can’t yet because the contracts haven’t been signed… But alas. What I can talk about tonight before cozying […]Read more "“Janz lets fly with both barrels blazing”: Dreadful Tales Raves DUST DEVILS!"
Hello, Friends! Busy times as usual around the ranch here. With school starting up again and writing deadlines coming due, I haven’t been able to blog as much, but hey, you all know about being busy, right? And it’s not like your life hasn’t been complete without reading my review of some obscure 1940s horror/science […]Read more "Some Things You Might Not Know That I Love: Part Two"
This is going to be short. Why? Because I’m tired and I want to go read. Enough of a reason for ya? Either way, here goes… I liked it. I haven’t read the novel, so I didn’t have my teeth clenched going into the film (How dare they change the book?! Hollywood NEVER does that!). […]Read more "World War Z: An Incredibly Short Review"
My wife and I’ve had the following conversation about a dozen times since I started this blog: Wife: Why don’t you ever post about writing? Me: I do. I talk about The Sorrows, House of Skin, The Darkest— Wife: That’s not what I mean. I mean writing. I mean how to write and how to […]Read more "A Decision about Giving Writing Advice"
Happy Friday, friends and visitors! Tonight marks the halfway point of our breathless odyssey through the awesome cover art of Angela Waters. As some of you know by this time, my huge serial novel SAVAGE SPECIES begins on June the 4th with NIGHT TERRORS (download your free installment here!). Following that, you can pick up […]Read more "Five Book Covers, Five Nights: SAVAGE SPECIES, Part Four: THE ARENA"