Posted at 4:34 pm
We made it to 2021! The general slow-down in 2020 means that I have a number of projects on deck. In the months ahead be on the lookout for updates on:
Rooster: my first crime novel.
All the Teeth in the World: a horror novel.
Archibald Leech, the Many...
Posted at 3:20 pm
If you missed it, you can watch the NY Ghost Story Festival's final night of readings here -- I read from Ambrose Bierce and a Gorey/Updike collaboration, Nick Kaufmann read from Dickens and Dan Braum read from Tanith Lee. What a wonderful way to spend...
Posted at 5:47 pm
An excerpt from author Matt Moore's review of THE ISLE:
"Foster's descriptions of wind-whipped sea water, rain, mud and wet sand will chill you. I can't recall a novel provoking such a physical reaction. And the commentary on human nature's cruelty is equally chilling, with the...
Posted at 3:54 pm
I'm thrilled to be reading on Christmas Eve as part of the month long NY GHOST STORY FESTIVAL (Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 7 PM EST – 9 PM EST). I'll be reading from a short collaboration between Edward Gorey and John Updike followed by...
Posted at 3:32 pm
The stories are popping and I'm several stories in to my collection of horror tales about a strange place the locals call Razor Town--the story pictured here will be a novella. More updates as I make progress.
Posted at 2:44 pm
A long simmering idea has exploded across my mindscape this November: a collection of stories about the northern NH town of Ville de Rasoir - Razor Town. I'm trying to capture enough of it now (writing the third story) so I can focus on revising...
Posted at 10:48 pm
One change brought about by 2020 is that my first crime novel, ROOSTER, was not published this fall--which you may already have noticed. I'll have more to share as things are sorted but hope to unleash it in the wild in 2021. (Publishing being what...
Posted at 10:41 pm
2020 being 2020 has slowed down production a bit and presented a few changes. On the good news front, I'm revising a third draft of THE HARD SIX (formerly Mister Madame) and it's coming along well. In a fit of autumn energy I've also written...
Posted at 2:05 pm
I finished the crime novel Six Girl Smile a few weeks back and am working on draft two. The title comes from a line of dialogue in the story and seems to fit better than the original working title, Mister Madame. I think you'll like...
Posted at 1:58 pm
As often happens, plans change (which may be this year's theme) but in this case for the better, I hope. I'm adding another new story to the mosaic novel Archibald Leech, the Many Storied Man. This one is titled "The Skinny" and, well...