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22 Jan 2018 Midnight Snacking

I'm pleased to kick off 2018 with my short story "Ghoul" in Unnerving Magazine Issue #5. Doubly pleased, I should add, because the bit of writing this tale is based on was originally in the text for the novel DEAD MEN as a bit of...

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02 Jan 2018 Lost and Strange in 2018

Now this is how you start a year - my short story "Stuck Bucky" will be in the February issue of STRANGE AEONS! I'm excited and grateful in equal measure. I also found out on December 31st that my short story "Archibald Leech, the Many...

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31 Dec 2017 Adios 2017 – Hola 2018!

It's been one helluva year for writing. PMMP published two of my books - my first collection (BABY POWDER AND OTHER TERRIFYING SUBSTANCES) and Book 2 in the Libros de Inferno trilogy (NIGHT ROADS), I finished a novel 18 months in the making *today* -...

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28 Dec 2017 I’m on Castle Rock Radio on YouTube!

Castle Rock Radio is now on YouTube with its own channel! Check out episode 23 here where Max Booth III and Lori Michelle had me on to talk about the novel Night Roads, make fun of Jonathan Franzen and discuss Stephen King's unsung masterpiece, The...

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18 Dec 2017 The Tough Questions

Bizarro Pulp Press asked me "The Tough Questions." Can you briefly describe an experience that played a role in how you wanted to develop NIGHT ROADS? I encountered one of my few periods of writer’s block (or what I think of as writer’s block) during the previous...

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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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