If you didn’t listen to Brian Keene’s THE HORROR SHOW on Thursday night, you missed a doozy of an episode. Not only did Brian and Dave discuss THE FORCE AWAKENS, BONE TOMAHAWK, and a good many other diverse subjects, but Brian also revealed his Top Ten Books of 2015. Clocking in at #9? I’m hard-pressed to name […]Read more "Brian Keene on Yours Truly: “The Best of His Generation”"
Was that a direct enough statement? I’m not a veteran convention-goer, and I’m only currently doing four or so a year. Next year, I plan to add Stokercon to my list of conventions, and I’m sure it’ll rock, but folks? Scares That Care 2 was absolutely epic. Rather than writing a novella here, I’ll give you […]Read more "Scares That Care Is the Best Convention in the World"
So other than the fact that both Hunter Shea and Kristopher Rufty are my friends, what do they have in common? They’re both fantastic writers? Yep, that’s true. They were part of the big Samhain Horror launch back in the fall of 2011 and have become two of the imprint’s most popular authors? Okay, that’s […]Read more "What Do Hunter Shea and Kristopher Rufty Have in Common?"
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"
Ready to play the rapid-fire lightning round blog post game? 1. Deadline looming, stress rising, blog posts suffering. It’s okay though. It’s the kind of stress I want. 2. Heading to HorrorHound Cincinnati tomorrow night. I’ll be signing copies of my new vampire western DUST DEVILS as well as other novels at the Samhain Horror […]Read more "HorrorHound Cincinnati: Bruce Campbell, The Walking Dead, and Me"
Busy times here at the Janz Ranch. It’s actually not the Janz Ranch since Janz is just a pen name, but the fact remains that we’re terribly busy ’round here. I’m applying the final polishes to Castle of Sorrows, which is due to my editor on Halloween; we’re celebrating the brand-new edition of Pod of […]Read more "SAVAGE SPECIES Audiobook, Pod of Horror Interview, Reviews…and the Prelude to Tuesday’s Big Announcement"