Hey, friends. Hope your April has kicked off well. Mine has, both writing-wise and otherwise, and I’ll be bringing you some updates soon. For now, though, I want to talk about something else. I want to talk about Sundance’s television show HAP AND LEONARD. Full Disclosure: I’ve been a Joe R. Lansdale fan for many […]Read more "Top Six Reasons Why You Should Watch HAP AND LEONARD Tonight"
Hey, friends. Exciting moment here. My very first novella was called WITCHING HOUR THEATRE, and for the first time in a good while, it’s available for your Kindle. Even better, this is an all-new version, complete with two thousand more words, a gorgeous Matthew Revert cover, a new Foreword, and an Afterword called “My Wife, Stephen […]Read more "A Halloween Surprise: WITCHING HOUR THEATRE!"
Hello, friends! Becky Spratford at RA for All was kind enough to let me share my thoughts on my new favorite television show, my favorite writer, and my favorite genre of books. Without further ado, I give you the link to “Finding Happiness in the Upside Down: Stranger Things, Stephen King, and Horror.” Have a […]Read more "STRANGER THINGS, Stephen King, and Horror"
The title says it all, huh? If you haven’t grabbed CHILDREN OF THE DARK yet, I hope you do in the next couple days. If you have read it, I’d be delighted if you spread the word about the sale. That’s all for tonight. Peace, friends.Read more "CHILDREN OF THE DARK on Sale (Briefly) for 99 Cents!"
Hey, all. On October 27th (my birthday, coincidentally), I will be in Arlington, Virginia for a wonderfully spooky event called “Night of Horror!” with Paul Tremblay (A Head Full of Ghosts, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock) and Bill Schweigart (Northwoods, The Beast of Barcroft) . You can read about the event here. Not only will we authors be […]Read more "Night of Horror: Paul Tremblay and I Terrorize Virginia!"
I was thrilled earlier this year when Booklist gave CHILDREN OF THE DARK a starred review. Now, they’ve named my novel one of the Ten Best Horror Books of the past twelve months (August 2015-to-July 2016). Here are just a few of the reasons why this made me so happy: –It’s Booklist. –Daniel Kraus (ROTTERS) […]Read more "Booklist Names CHILDREN OF THE DARK a Top Ten Horror Book of the Year!"
Hey, friends. There are certain editors I really respect. One of those is Jacob Haddon, the mastermind behind the wonderful quarterly magazine Lamplight. Jacob’s publication exudes quality and professionalism and is one of my very favorites in or out of the genre, which is why I was delighted when he asked me last summer at […]Read more "Brand-New Fiction: “A Southern Evening”"
Some book covers make you gasp. Some make you whistle softly. The cover for the brand-new Thunderstorm Books limited edition hardcover version of my ghost story HOUSE OF SKIN made me smile slyly and nod my head. Because it really suits the story. You like? If you do, how about this: You can now read […]Read more "HOUSE OF SKIN: Thunderstorm Edition"
Hey, friends. Lots happening. Here are just a few items in which you might be interested… –Thunderstorm Books nearly sold out of the first volume (THE SORROWS) in my line (Shadow Side) before the book officially went on sale. There still might be a stray copy you can snag, so you can check right here for […]Read more "Update City"
I typed the title of this post, retyped it, cocked my head, and still can’t escape the notion that it looks like the name of a cheesy television special: THE JEFFERSONS: A VERY SPECIAL THANKSGIVING. Or A PROFOUNDLY GROOVY LOVE BOAT CHRISTMAS. But dang it, that doesn’t make the sentiment any less true. I’ve never […]Read more "A Very Special Giveaway"