Posted at 1:38 pm
THE ISLE audiobook giveaway on Twitter has been gong well, with lots of retweets. I'll be drawing three winners at random on November 11th! There's still time to join in - look for the posts to retweet at @johnfosterfic
Posted at 8:49 pm
All the Teeth in the World is finished and I'm delighted with the result, I believe readers will be as well. I will share updates as this novel continues on its journey.
Archibald Leech, the Many Story Man has officially become a novel. I'm adding one...
Posted at 8:42 pm
I was thrilled to write the introduction to Gordon White's excellent first collection of short fiction, titled As Summer’s Mask Slips and Other Disruptions, releases from Trepidatio Publishing in Jan. 2020.
Gordon is an excellent writer with a veteran's confident voice and I suspect that readers will...
Posted at 6:40 pm
The Outer Dark Symposium 2019 was a wonderful experience all around and I was fortunate enough to sit on a panel discussing "The Fiction of Forking Paths: Weird Horror and Spec-Lit from Latin-, Afro-, and other non-Anglo Traditions." In a beautiful moment of synchronicity, I...
Posted at 5:42 pm
Summer is finished and so is my novella, Archibald Leech, the Many Storied Man. It will go over to a publisher this week and I'll have updates after that. For now, it's back to what I expect will be my final draft of All the Teeth...
Posted at 6:21 pm
Last night, exhausted from the road, I expressed my happiness in a future schedule clear of travel. Toady I've thrown that out the window and locked in my hotel room and table for Scares that Care 2020.
Glutton for punishment? Hell yes....
Posted at 2:31 pm
Sometimes when it rains, it pours. Dale Ester shared this wonderful review of The Isle:
Fans of gothic horror are in for a treat with THE ISLE.
Set on the New England coast, John C. Foster's novel is full of heavy accents, stormy skies and the salty...
Posted at 9:23 pm
A wonderful Amazon review of The Isle by Marissa Smith!
"From the children to the corpses, I thoroughly enjoyed being immersed in Foster's dark world again with little regard for modern time. I often get distracted and don't finish books but that was definitely not the case...
Posted at 2:56 pm
Here is my Necronomicon schedule:
I’m arriving on Friday around lunch.
Saturday – 3:00-4:15pm
THE UNNAMABLE DOWN EAST: THE INFLUENCE OF LOVECRAFT ON THE WORKS OF STEPHEN KING – Biltmore Ballroom, Graduate 17th Floor
What elements of Lovecraftian fiction have been incorporated by King into his narratives? Which stories...
Posted at 2:10 pm
, Upcoming Works
I typically have more than one project going at a time in various stages of development. As I wait for notes back on the novel All the Teeth in the World I'm revising a novel/novella titled Archibald Leech, the Many Storied Man. This project grew...