For Exposure available to HWA members

The 2015 Horror Writers Association recommended reading list has been published. For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher is listed in the category of Nonfiction. If you are a member of the Horror Writers Association and would like a gratis copy of For Exposure to read for Stoker consideration, shoot me…

A Playlist for a Madman

Because I needed a reason to procrastinate, I decided to build a playlist for For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press publisher. "Hell" by The Squirrel Nut Zippers -- The book opens with a sweaty preacher evangelizing about hell. Play this song in the background while reading. (Prologue) "Kiss Off" by Violent…

For Exposure — Table of Contents reveal!

Here is the Table of Contents for FOR EXPOSURE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A SMALL PRESS PUBLISHER. Prologue: See the Child Chapter 1: The Risk Master Chapter 2: The Ham Chapter 3: A Forgotten Night A Forgotten Night: Eyewitness Rebuttal by Justin Stewart Chapter 4: Legends of the Slush Pile Chapter 5: Death by…

23 DAYS TILL THE APEX CELEBRATION

By my reckoning, we are 23 days from the Apex 10th Anniversary event at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, KY. This day also marks the release date for my new book For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher. Each day I hope to write a countdown post until we reach the big…

For Exposure: Prelude

Jeff VanderMeer, one of the world's best writers, posted this picture to his Facebook profile. Why he did so is not important for the purposes of this post. What's important is the picture: a man, looking unhappy, dressed as a giant chicken. During a recent meeting with my writers group, I was asked about the…