My eco Jewish folk horror novel, CHARWOOD, will be published in 2023 by Aggadah Try It, an imprint of Madness Heart Press.
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“There is No Zombie Outbreak!” in EIDOLATRY DIGITAL #1
My short story about people in denial of the zombie apocalypse–“There Is No Zombie Outbreak!”–can be found (for free download!) in EIDOLATRY DIGITAL #1 from PsychoToxin Press.
JWN #48: Elf Horror with Brian Asman
On episode #48 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg gets caught inside a fairy ring with Brian Asman, author of RETURN OF THE LIVING ELVES, as they dissect elves in horror fiction.
JWN #47: Immunity (with Douglas Ford)
On episode #47 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg gets jabbed by Douglas Ford, author of THE INFECTION PARTY AND OTHER STORIES OF DIS-EASE, as they try to pick up the concept of immunity (both biologically and metaphorically) in horror fiction.
Putting Rejection in Perspective
For those writers who’ve gotten short fiction rejected (aka every writer), I recently learned something that might help put it all in perspective.Continue reading
JWN #46: Venomous Creatures (with Jeff Oliver)
On episode #46 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg hunts for an antidote with Jeff Oliver, author of VENOMOUS WORDS, after they’re bitten and stung by poisonous organisms.
“There Is No Zombie Outbreak!” in O IS FOR OUTBREAK
My short story about people in denial of the zombie apocalypse–“There Is No Zombie Outbreak!”–can be found in O IS FOR OUTBREAK from Red Cape Publishing.
“O IS FOR OUTBREAK is the fifteenth book in an epic series of twenty-six horror anthologies. In this book you will find a selection of thirteen unsettling tales from some of the most talented independent horror authors writing today. From government conspiracies to historic plagues, otherworldly viruses to deadly insects, O IS FOR OUTBREAK brings a wide selection of pandemic-inspired horror tales that will have you hiding away, face mask in place.”
Fellow authors include: Pauline E. Dungate, Carlton Herzog, Jonathan Inbody, S.G. Kubrak, John Ryland, Damir Salkovic, Eric Thomas, B.F. Vega, and Lisa Zang.
JWN #45: Hospice Horrors (with Patrick C. Harrison III)
On episode #45 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg checks out with Patrick C. Harrison III, author of GRANDPAPPY, as they succumb to the horrors (and wonders) of hospice.
JWN #44: The Biology of Magic (with Desi D)
On episode #44 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg casts a spell with Desi D, author of “If I Shall Wake,” to find the magic in biological horror.
Do Politics Belong in Horror Fiction?
Whether it’s social media or a world spinning out of control, people are becoming more and more politically opinionated. Which begs the question of us horror authors and readers: What should be the role of politics in fiction?
JWN #43: Horror is the Best Medicine (with Sean Murphy)
On episode #43 of Josh’s Worst Nightmare Oddcast, host Josh Schlossberg takes a sick day with Sean Murphy, author of “The Blue Lady,” to administer a dose of medicine in horror fiction.