Not news…but a reminder about the Sexual Predator-in-Chief

I usually try and keep things here focused on entertainment and books, but with all that’s going on, and all the conversations, and all the #MeToo posts spurred by the recent revelations about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, I have been quietly listening and paying attention. And what kills me most of all is that some of us put a (very probable) analog of...

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You can find me BENEATH THE LAKE

So last weekend, Crystal Lake Publishing, who released GUTTED, had their first ever videocast program called Beneath the Lake! Todd Keisling ran the show and I was a guest along with Doug Murano and GUTTED authors Mercedes Yardley and Brian Kirk. We had some technical difficulties at first. Which makes for a pretty trippy first couple of minutes, what with all...

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Get GUTTED before the summer ends!

It has been couple of months since the release of GUTTED, which I co-edited along with Doug Murano, and the book is humming along. It’s garnering great reviews by both critics and readers. It is packed with amazing and emotionally devastating horror fiction by the likes of Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, Ramsey Campbell, Josh Malerman, Damien Angelica Walters,...

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Review: Paper Tigers

Paper Tigers by Damien Angelica Walters 5 of 5 Stars “Tell me, when you burned, did the flames kiss your skin like a lover?” If you want to know the answer to that, you’ll have to find it in the pages of this remarkable novel by Damien Angelica Walters. As for my experience, this book consumed me. Slowly. All the way through the last page. I was enthralled by...

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Gothic Done Southern Style

The incredible author and historian, Pamela K. Kinney, has allowed me to take over her blog today for a guest blog post. In the post, I talk about the traditional Gothic and the Southern Gothic and how I drew from and fused both styles in my latest novel, BENEATH ASH & BONE. Check out the blog post here! Thanks again to Pam for offering me a spot on her...

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So, um… BENEATH ASH & BONE came out!

Wow, in all my shouting it from the rooftops about the book dropping a couple weeks ago, I somehow neglected to do so here. So, let me say due to a sudden publishing surprise, the book which was slated for April release is out NOW! Selburn, Virginia: A quiet backwater town nestled among the Blue Ridge Mountains. In the days before the Civil War, Sam Lock keeps...

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