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05 Dec 2017 Training Your Brain for Shorts

Eddie Generous wrote this insightful article on training to write short stories by reading the best collections out there, preferably outside your own genre. So while the article focused on work by the likes of DH Lawrence, Joyce Carol Oates and Ursula K. LeGuin, among...

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02 Dec 2017 Why I Love George Stark

...or How I Learned to Embrace a Second Name. Castle Rock Radio had me on to talk about Stephen King's unsung novel, The Dark Half, with side trips into making fun of a famous author or two as well as our friends at This is...

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25 Nov 2017 Lucy Taylor Says His Name!

Dark fantasy and horror novelist Lucy Taylor reviewed MISTER WHITE on her blog and had this to say: "MR. WHITE is so good I found myself read­ing more slowly as I neared the end. Foster’s writ­ing is superb, and I wanted to savor every sen­tence. Truly a stand-​out...

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21 Nov 2017 Four Men Who Won’t Stay Dead

Luke Spooner of Carrion House laid it all out on the page with four illustrations of the Dead Men from NIGHT ROADS. As you can see from the pictures, each one is worse than the last. And if you haven't read DEAD MEN yet, Perpetual Motion...

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15 Nov 2017 IT’S ALIVE!!!!!!

Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing unleashed NIGHT ROADS on the world today. It's crazy to think that when I started writing DEAD MEN, I didn't realize I was beginning a trilogy. NIGHT ROADS was completed last year so it's been a long time coming - I'm...

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02 Nov 2017 The Terror in Inwood

What a delight it was to introduce both The Exorcist and Halloween for Inwood Art Works. Researching the background of each film was like discovering a treasure trove. Did you know that they looked at around 2000 actresses to play Regan MacNeil, and that Linda...

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31 Oct 2017 Pictures or it didn’t happen!

But the KGB Bar reading with John FD Taff, J. Daniel Stone, Erick Johnson (and providing a jolt of energy, Josh Malerman) did indeed happen. It was a great night of stories and I read (for the first time) from Night Roads-Libros de Inferno #2,...

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23 Oct 2017 Dark Moon Digest 7th Anniversary!

The seventh anniversary/October 2017 issue of Dark Moon Digest features an excerpt from my forthcoming novel, NIGHT ROADS. This jam packed issue also includes Stories by Josh Malerman, Betty Rocksteady, Sam Richard, Jeff Bowles, and Ashlee Scheuerman. Columns by Jay Wilburn and George Daniel Lea. Bonus: an interview with Malerman....

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17 Sep 2017 One Dark Evening-October 4th!

On October 4th, Terror takes Manhattan. Join John FD Taff, Erik T. Johnson, J Daniel Stone and yours truly for an evening of frights at KGB Bar in the East Village. I will be reading from my forthcoming novel NIGHT ROADS....

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