The Outer Dark, and Looming Low News

Some writing based news

I will be appearing at the 2018 Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird on March 24. In addition to getting to meet and mingle with other cool authors, the event will be held at the allegedly haunted world famous Winchester House in San Jose, CA!

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Looming Low, the first Dim Shores anthology, has been nominated for a This is Horror award in the anthology category.*

 

*My story “Mirror Bias” appears here.

Book Birthday: Welcome THE NECTAR OF NIGHTMARES to the world

What’s it about: A short story about a different type of monster. A kaleidoscopic story, full of dream logic.

It’s also illustrated with Orion Zangara’s beautiful and eerie drawings, and beautiful designed by Dim Shores publisher Sam Cowan.

It’s a limited edition–only 150 copies will be produced.

Where you can get it: Dim Shores Press Webstore

The box of books and prints!

The box of books and prints!

The Nectar of Nightmares is dedicated to Tanith Lee.

The Nectar of Nightmares is dedicated to the late Tanith Lee.

Listen to me speak about writing on The Outer Dark podcast! And “The Nectar of Nightmares” is up for preorder!

Scott Nicolay interviewed me for The Outer Dark, a podcast about weird, dark and horror fiction. Thanks to Scott for having me on–the conversation was wide ranging and touched on the Negritude movement, surrealism and Rihanna!

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Also, The Nectar of Nightmares is up for preorder!

 

NECTAR OF NIGHTMARES artwork sneak peek!

The artwork is complete for my illustrated onieromatic weird fiction piece, The Nectar of Nightmares. The publisher, Dim Shores Press, shared this snippet by the uber talented Orion Zangara, who captured one of the images perfectly!

image by Orion Zangara; copyright Dim Shores Press

image by Orion Zangara; copyright Dim Shores Press

 

The chapbook should be out in time for Halloween.

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