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An Interview with Author and Editor, Danielle Ackley-McPhail / Part 6 of 6

The final part of my conversation with Danielle Ackley-McPhail, casting an eye on the nuts and bolts of creating anthologies, finding an audience, making the most of the convention circuit, and Dani’s most recent projects and ventures. Thanks all for reading! (Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, or Part 5.) You’re known as one […]

Qualia Nous Garners a Benjamin Franklin Award

Congratulations to editor Michael Bailey and Written Backwards Books! Qualia Nous, nominated for a Bram Stoker Award(R) for Superior Achievement in Anthology as well as for Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year, has taken the Gold Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy at the Benjamin Franklin Awards. My story, “The Price of Faces,” is in the […]

A Clockwork Chaos

Dark Quest Books has published my steampunk tale, “A Cat’s Cry in Pluto’s Kitchen,” in A Clockwork Chaos, edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Neal Levin, available in print and ebook. Although this is the second story of Morris Garvey and Machinations Sundry to be published, it’s actually the first one I wrote. Mystery and danger […]

An Interview with Emma Audsley of The Horrifically Horrifying Blog

Last month the Horror Writers Association newsletter published my interview with Emma Audsley as part of the Fresh Blood interview series, which spotlights new members. Emma Audsley is editor of The Horrifically Horrifying Blog and founder of Screaming Spires Publishing. I interviewed Emma via e-mail about her work as an author, editor, and joining the HWA for […]

The 2012 Richard Laymon Award

Finally catching up on some photos from the 2013 Bram Stoker Award® Weekend/World Horror Con and came across this one snapped by my wife at the end of the Bram Stoker Awards Banquet. It was a tremendous honor to have received the Richard Laymon Award from the Horror Writers Association. As a mentor to young writers […]

She Only Has Eyes for You

More info on this project to come soon, but I couldn’t wait to share the cover art for Volume Three of my Corpse Fauna series, courtesy of artist extraordinaire and mad zombie genius Glen Ostrander. Go on. Give ‘er kiss, now. Smooch, smooch.

The Books Are Free But Magic Has Its Price

“Gorge released note after blistering note, and the audience soaked up his music like a rain of razor blades. They danced, whirled, and smashed together; they bled magic that flowed across smoky air, shimmering red and yellow with flashing stage lights, to feed the hungry core inside him. He hadn’t felt magic this pure and […]

Reviews for Deep Cuts

Reviews have started popping up for the recently released Deep Cuts, including one from Darkeva’s Dark Delights and another from Word Blurb. Many thanks to Dark Eva for calling out my story as “one of the most disturbing.” Deep Cuts is unlike any other anthology in which I’ve been published, a collection of new fiction that directly acknowledges […]

Music, Magic, and Mayhem–Three Chords of Chaos

Coming this Spring from Dark Quest Books…

Interview @ FEARnet

Just posted at FEARnet.com, Nancy Greene’s interview with me talking about horror comics, writing, the difference between writing horror comics and horror fiction, and other good and ghoulish stuff. Don’t miss it!