Invasion of the Splatter Westerns (and the inspiration for Red Station)
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Invasion of the Splatter Westerns (and the inspiration for Red Station)

Last year, Death’s Head Press’ co-founder, Patrick C. Harrison III, did something pretty amazing. He reached out to a number of authors to write standalone novellas and novels in a genre he coined as “splatter westerns.” A splatter western is a mad hybrid of splatterpunk horror and western genres. In other words, the western would have … Continue reading

27 Horror Publishers Currently Open to Novels/Novella Submissions
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27 Horror Publishers Currently Open to Novels/Novella Submissions

Well, hell. It’s the end of September, and I haven’t written shit here since January (Look at that. I just wrote “shit.”). I guess “busy” is a bit of an understatement. The state of the world–of note, the U.S.–is chaotic. COVID-19 all over, coupled with  the singular, most wretched administration in my lifetime. It’s just … Continue reading

When Writing Truly Became My Therapy
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When Writing Truly Became My Therapy

I’ve been stagnant here, and for that—as well as my lack of participation in the blogging community—I’m sorry. I’d a single writing goal over the summer, and that was to FINALLY finish my horror novel, that beast that’s been keeping my mind and soul occupied when other things should have been. I’d promised myself it … Continue reading

2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep
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2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep

I don’t do resolutions. Wait, I take that back. I don’t “keep” resolutions. They’re all a bunch of the same ol’ same ol’ anyway, so much so they’re virtually cliche now. You know, ones like “I’m going to get healthy and lose 30 pounds!” (Good luck keeping it off because good food is food that … Continue reading