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07 Nov 2021 “A relentless wheeler-dealer in the game of death”

This review of ROOSTER from writer Ben Francisco Maulbeck is a wonderful antidote to doubt: "John Gallo is a professional hitman with a history that’s spattered in blood and littered with bodies. Known in the criminal underworld as Rooster, Gallo is an assassin suffering from mental...

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07 Nov 2021 Don’t Say His Name

Writing the short story and then adapting that into the novel that became MISTER WHITE remains one of the most enjoyable writing experiences in my career. It's an understatement to say I'm excited it's still finding new readers and more so that a writer of...

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04 Nov 2021 2022 Conventions

In a fit of optimism I've been organizing my convention schedule for 2022 and have arranged the details for: Ghoulish Book Festival in San Antonio, April 30-May 1 *I'll have some news about this soon Scares that Care in Williamsburg, VA, July 30-August 1 Bouchercon in Minneapolis, September...

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19 Sep 2021 Many Things: A Round Up

We kicked off our official Halloween viewing last night with 1979's AMITYVILLE HORROR, a perennial favorite. Tonight we'll catch the new Candyman then it's back to the hard work of holiday viewing. Recently completed one of the best short stories I've written in awhile, I think....

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31 Aug 2021 Humbled

I'm absolutely humbled by this Goodreads review by one of the excellent hosts (James) of Boneheads Weekly podcast: "Rooster did something I rarely feel books do. While one is watching the character of Rooster crash through the seedy underworld with brutal efficiency fed by his lived...

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31 Aug 2021 What the book?

I had a great time answering questions about monsters on What the Book? It will air later in September and I'll give everyone a heads up before it does. ...

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19 Jul 2021 The podcast let me do what?

The Bonehead Weekly podcast was a delight and they indulged me in a reading of The Jabberwocky, which I'm currently trying to memorize. We talked life experiences and how they affect writing, the writing process and the past and present details of Rooster, a novel...

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