Monthly Archives: September 2014

A Brief Hiatus

This is about the time of year when I go visit my family sans computer for a bit, so there will be a gap in updates over the next couple weeks. However, I’ll try to get at least one article … Continue reading

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How I Came to Horror (and Why I Stayed)

I love horror. It’s my genre of choice for books, movies, and television (not that I don’t consume others, mind you). There’s something about the subject matter that resonates with me more than any other form of entertainment. And I … Continue reading

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Weighing Some Options

So, here’s my dilemma du jour: As some of you may remember, I’ve been saving up a small nest egg to fund the cover art for my next book, Bestiary. However, I recently learned that I have an impending vet … Continue reading

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Underappreciated Monsters

There probably isn’t a person alive who hasn’t heard of a zombie, werewolf, or vampire. These creatures have been part of our media/cultural consciousness for decades. Now, they’re even more mainstream. Shows like┬áThe Walking Dead can become phenomenons, and the … Continue reading

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(Stupid) Author Meltdowns

Recently, a rather unpleasant post┬áby an author on her Facebook page came to my attention. It pretty much amounted to a kvetch about how her latest book didn’t do as well as she wanted and that her readers asked a … Continue reading

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Some Minor Revamping

In lieu of an article this week, I decided to give the blog a minor facelift. The length of the drop-down menus has been unwieldy for far too long, so I got rid of them altogether. You can now click … Continue reading

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And Another One Bites the Dust

My newest novella, Wind Chill, is now roughed out at about 20k. It was one of the toughest books I’ve written and contains what may well be my grimmest ending (winter wastelands seem to do that). I’ve had a few … Continue reading

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