Monthly Archives: November 2014

Under the Radar – The Call of Cthulhu

The essence of H.P. Lovecraft’s work is notoriously difficult to capture on film. The results range from the entertaining but rather absurd (Re-animator), to the downright awful (The Unnameable). To this day, there is really only one straight-up screen adaptation … Continue reading

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Playing the Waiting Game

Query letters/synopses for Bestiary and Wind Chill are now awaiting their fate at the same publisher. I should get an answer back on whether they want sample chapters within three months. All that’s left is to decide which book I … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – The Dark Half

When people think George Romero, they think zombies. That’s certainly fair enough considering nearly all modern depictions of zombies are derivative of his Night trilogy (which remains superior to virtually all of these copycats). However, the unfortunate side effect of … Continue reading

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Easy Ebook Formatting Tips

While reformatting a document for ebook publishing can be a little intimidating at first, a little education goes a long way. Finding the steps is often more difficult than actually implementing them. As Kindle is the gold standard for writers … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – In the Mouth of Madness

As I’ve been hurting for topics to discuss lately, I’ve decided to add a new feature. Here, I’ll be highlighting obscure and/or underappreciated works in the horror genre across various media. One of my favorite films seems a good place … Continue reading

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Sorry for the Missing Post!

Alas, I’ve been too busy hashing out query letters and reformatting books for a publisher to write something witty and informative to share this Tuesday. But have no fear! I shall return on Sunday (here’s hoping I can come up … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Submitting a Book

Submitting a book to a publisher can be a harrowing affair. In addition to the stress that comes from awaiting a response, there’s the process of writing the submission itself. Many authors would sooner have a few fingernails pulled out … Continue reading

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