In addition to a couple of paperbacks I’m bringing to next week’s SCARES THAT CARE convention in the hopes that Brian Keene and Jack Ketchum sign them for me, I’m going to be packing these babies as well: In case you can’t read all the titles, they are THE SORROWS, HOUSE OF SKIN, THE DARKEST […]Read more "My Williamsburg Book Supply and a Word about Authenticity"
Okay, deep breath… Jack Ketchum Just…take it easy… Brian Keene …and try not to— Bryan Smith —hyperventilate…and… TomMonteleoneChrisSarandonTonyToddOhMyGoshOhMyGoshOHMYGOSHHHWOULD YOU BE COOL FOR ONCE?!?!?!?!?! *shuddering exhalation* Sorry about that. It’s only been happening once or twice an hour, which is an 86% reduction from yesterday’s debilitating wave of fanboy attacks. By the time the convention rolls […]Read more "SCARES THAT CARE Is One Week Away"
Howdy, friends and countrymen and women and out-of-countrymen, and why did women have to come third? Have I just exhibited blind adherence to an outmoded syntactical tradition or unintentionally perpetuated a symptom of patriarchal oppression? I don’t know. What I do know is I think women are awesome, and if my manner of address came […]Read more "Scares That Care Weekend"
Hey, friends. The blog has been dormant for several days. Notice how I attribute the inactivity to the blog itself? As though it’s a force of nature, a virtual Vesuvius lying in wait and preparing to explode at any moment? As though there isn’t a person behind it responsible for updating it? Not only does […]Read more "PIERCING THE DARKNESS: A Charity Anthology for the Children’s Literacy Initiative"
Howdy, friends. Got a novel due tomorrow night (Castle of Sorrows), so this needs to be short. The wonderful audiobook company Audio Realms (publisher of, among other authors, Jack Ketchum, Richard Laymon, Brian Keene, Edward Lee, Tim Lebbon, and H.P. Lovecraft) is running an amazing 99 cent sale on SAVAGE SPECIES: NIGHT TERRORS. Trust me, […]Read more "Halloween Special! SAVAGE SPECIES: NIGHT TERRORS Audiobook for only 99 cents!"
This morning the outstanding audiobook company Audio Realms tweeted this: Welcoming @JonathanJanz Savage Species and Darkest Lullaby soon to be on #audiobooks Thanks for coming aboard and thanks @louisefury — Audio Realms (@audiorealms) July 18, 2013 Which means that I can finally announce that my novels THE DARKEST LULLABY and SAVAGE SPECIES are going to […]Read more "Audio Realms to Turn THE DARKEST LULLABY and SAVAGE SPECIES into Audiobooks!"
As promised last night, I’m going to begin including bits and pieces of…well, I dare not call it wisdom about writing and publishing, so I’ll just call it my thoughts on writing and publishing. You down with that? Well even if you’re not, here goes. My first “thought” on writing… As with many of the […]Read more "Writing Advice: The Danger of Knowing Everything"