Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Article Up (Why a Writer (Always) Needs an Editor)

Editing remains the most important task an author should never tackle alone. As to why: https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/why-a-writer-always-needs-an-editor/

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Bestiary Production Update #3

For today’s update, I have two new blurbs to feature! “Bestiary opens with such a hook, an intense mind grab, that I instantly became intrigued to find out what Karen witnessed after she secretly follows a man who enters a … Continue reading

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New Article Up (Why Write Horror Fiction?)

As much as people underestimate the genre, there are many good reasons to write horror. https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/why-write-horror-fiction/

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Bestiary Production Update #2

Before I get started, I’d like to make a quick apology for the accidental Saturday (rather than Sunday) post. DST and I do not play well together, and my sense of time is still more than a little screwed up. … Continue reading

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New Article Up (The Roots of Horror)

Would you believe every horror story comes from only one of two places? Dig up the roots here: https://patrickrutigliano.wordpress.com/articles/the-roots-of-horror/

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Bestiary’s Back Cover and First Blurb

The following may be tweaked before publication (picky fellow that I am). I haven’t decided yet. Karen Lambert lost both her parents on a bright autumn night, victims of a man who promised miracles. Now, thanks to private investigator, Cal … Continue reading

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Useful Links for my Fellow Writers

Since I recently found a post by someone wondering how to find markets for horror fiction, I figured I’d pass the information I gave him on to you. I don’t submit my work much these days, but these are the … Continue reading

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Bestiary Production Update #1

Welcome to the first update on the new book. Here’s how the land lies so far: -All the formatting and editing on the book is already done (the latter by the talented Felicia Sullivan). -I’ve been running the book’s back … Continue reading

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No Article Today Because…

I was too busy finishing up the rough draft of Bestiary 3 this week to write one. So instead of a few hundred words of advice/insight today, you’ll be getting about 18,000 words of fiction down the line. I hope … Continue reading

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Bestiary Chapter 13

Is now up in the Free Fiction section! This is the last chapter you’ll see on the blog until the book is released through online retailers. Until then, I”ll be sharing production progress on the book and/or some short stories … Continue reading

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