Hey, friends. When an editor gets excited, I tend to get excited too. Especially when it’s editor Don D’Auria, a man who has edited the likes of Jack Ketchum, Richard Laymon, and Brian Keene. The book Don’s excited about is my upcoming January release THE NIGHTMARE GIRL. Here’s the creepy Angela Waters cover: And here’s […]Read more "THE NIGHTMARE GIRL: Cover and Synopsis Reveal"
Whew! I just got done doing the final, final polishes on my January 2015 novel THE NIGHTMARE GIRL and sending it off to Don D’Auria at Samhain Horror and my agent Louise Fury. It’s a book I’m really proud of and quite different than anything I’ve done before. I’m a huge fan of Joe R. […]Read more "A New Novel"
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"
Folks, I’m really excited today. Truthfully, I’m excited just about every day because I’m thankful to be alive and I’m endlessly thankful for my family. But right at this moment I’m also excited about something else too. An interview I’m about to share… If you’ve been around the horror genre at all at any point […]Read more "Dark Dreaming: A Conversation with Stanley Wiater"
Hey, friends. You guys know by now what a complete and utter cheeseball I am. I’m an unabashed fan of books, as well as a writer of them, and I’m not skilled at feigning aloofness when talking about the stuff I love to read. Which explains why I sound like a blathering lunatic on the […]Read more "Pod of Horror is BACK (featuring interviews with Bev Vincent and Me!)"
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"
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"