Archive for 'News and Events'

Deep Cuts Anthology–Now On Sale

                            UPDATE, 2/18/13: Deep Cuts editor E.S. Magill has posted a report about the Deep Cuts book signings in California on her blog. UPDATE: I Like Horror Movies has posted the full announcement for Deep Cuts. Warning: cuts may be deeper than […]

EPIC Steampunk!

I just got word from editor Danielle Ackley-McPhail that the anthology In An Iron Cage: The Magic of Steampunk has been named a finalist for the 2013 EPIC Award for Best Anthology. Congratulations to all my fellow contributors, to editors Danielle and Neal Levin, and also to editor Alma Alexander, whose anthology, River, published by […]

WHC Panel and Reading

I’ll be attending the World Horror Con this weekend, March 29 through April 1 with a couple of events on my schedule. Thursday, March 29, 9:00 P.M., Panel: Why We Love Lovecraft: His works are more popular now than ever. Come hear why we love the grandfather of horror! (Peter Cannon, Bobbie B. Wilcox, Eric […]

My Lunacon Schedule

Here’s the list of panels and events I’ll be taking part in at Lunacon this weekend: • Zombies Are the New Vampires, Sat 12:00 – 1:00, Westchester Ballroom A2 • What’s Hot – Graphic Novels, Sat 5:00 – 6:00, Westchester Ballroom A2 • Reading: James Chambers(M), Sat 6:30 – 7:00, Bartell • What’s Hot – […]

Corpse Fauna, Volume One, On Sale Now

I’m excited to announce that my zombie novella, The Dead Bear Witness, is now available from Dullahan Press, an imprint of Dark Quest Books! This is volume one of the four-volume Corpse Fauna series, which will complete a story cycle which I began writing in 1997. Although some of the Corpse Fauna stories were previously […]

Dark Regions Redesign! Lunacon Looms!

A pair of quick updates while I work on a couple of major announcements to come soon, including a new page to be added to this site and news of my most recent collaboration with Christopher Mills… First up, Dark Regions Press, publisher of Resurrection House and The Engines of Sacrifice, has recently launched a […]

The Dead Bear Witness

Art by ghastly Glen Ostrander. Announcement coming soon…

Philcon 2011

Philcon, which is having its 75th anniversary this year, is the annual convention hosted by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society–although it’s held in Cherry Hill, NJ. I’ll be appearing there Saturday and Sunday to sign books, talk about writing, and generally hang out and have a good time. Stop by if you’re in the neighborhood. […]

Halloween Haunts Update

If you haven’t checked out the Halloween Haunts event running this month on the Horror Writers Association Dark Whispers blog, hop over there fast before Halloween is over and all the good candy is gone! Some great posts are still to come, with more book giveaways and a B&N Nook loaded with free novels to […]

The Truth About Editors

My friend and frequent editor, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, runs a nifty blog dedicated to providing advice, information, and insight for authors about the ins and outs of writing. It’s called The Literary Handyman. Occasionally she runs posts by guest bloggers, and this week, it’s my turn, writing about some things authors can do to make their […]