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"
And the winner of the WOLF LAND audiobook giveaway is…Carlos Perez! Congratulations! Carlos, I’ll try to get ahold of you on FB, but feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you all for participating. And if you didn’t win, you can still pick up a copy right here. More news and giveaways coming soon, friends. […]Read more "WOLF LAND Audiobook Giveaway Winner!"
Inspired by my friend and one of my favorite writers Brian Keene, I thought I should also write a post about who I am and where to start with my work if you’re not familiar with it. Jonathan Janz is the pen name for a husband/father, teacher, and author (in that order) who lives […]Read more "My Name Is Jonathan Janz, and I’m a Horror Writer"
We’re not even halfway through January yet, friends, and the Horror Aficionados Goodreads Group Read for my new novel WOLF LAND has exploded. Check out this link to see the conversation, and I hope you consider joining in. The people in the group are awesome, and I like to think the source material is worth […]Read more "The Goodreads WOLF LAND Group Read!"
It’s here, friends, my new horror novel. WOLF LAND. You can purchase the book in ebook, paperback, or audio formats. Some quick facts for you: This is my darkest novel. That’s not to say it doesn’t have heart. It does. But it’s extremely bloody. Though I love the characters. Well, most of them. One in […]Read more "WOLF LAND Howls!"
You might know my new novel WOLF LAND releases on November 3rd. You might know that it’ll be available in both ebook and paperback forms. Did you also know it will be available in audiobook on the same day? *Rick Flair WOOOOOOOO!!!!!* I mean, I don’t know who Ric Flair is. Because I never watched […]Read more "WOLF LAND Coming in Eight Days…in THREE Different Formats!"
Hey, friends. Blogging has been sparse lately, as has been Facebook, as has been Twitter, as have been all things not family, teaching, or writing. Because as much as I love interacting with everyone online, the three things I just listed matter far, far more to me. Particularly family. So it occurred to me today […]Read more "WOLF LAND, the Novel Coming in November…"
Oh, Angela Waters, how happy you make me. You listen to my ideas for cover art and then make them fifty-seven times better than they were in my head. I’d call it collaboration, but that’s self-aggrandizing. It’s more like cover art clairvoyance. Angela sees and improves. She understands and—aw, enough of that. Here’s the new […]Read more "WOLF LAND Cover Reveal!"
Hey, friends. For a brief time, one of my best books, my recent 2015 release THE NIGHTMARE GIRL, is on sale for only 99 cents. If you haven’t, I truly hope you check it out. If you need any other convincing, you could read glowing reviews from places like Pod of Horror, Rue Morgue, Horrornews, Ginger Nuts […]Read more "THE NIGHTMARE GIRL Is Only 99 Cents!"
Short and quick, folks. That’s tonight’s theme. Jonathan Reitan, writing for SCREAM MAGAZINE (a kick-bootie and crazy popular UK horror publication), just wrote an awesome review of THE NIGHTMARE GIRL, which includes gems like this: “Janz brings true terror to the pages of NIGHTMARE GIRL with scenes that will make your skin crawl.” And this: “Janz builds […]Read more "“Jonathan Janz is one of horror’s great new writers” –SCREAM MAGAZINE"