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"
Let’s begin with this: if you’re not reading Tim Waggoner by now, you need to be. One of the most versatile, literate, and entertaining authors in speculative fiction, Tim has been an influence on me for several years. He’s an author from whom I strive to learn and a man I deeply admire. And today, […]Read more "Tim Waggoner Calls Yours Truly “One the best new voices in the genre”"
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"
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"