Tag: novel

Blood Standard by Laird Barron

Joe Reviews: Blood Standard by Laird Barron

I’m pretty sure that I’ve mentioned sometime in the past that Laird Barron is one my favorite authors. He’s up there in my top five, fighting for the number one spot with Livia Llewllyn, China Mielville, Clive Barker, and Thomas Ligotti. I was leery of reading something not cosmic horror by Mr. Barron. Everyone else in the community seems to… Read more →

ballpen and journal on desk

The Update – September

Wow, my blogging habit is really dropping off. But I’m okay with that. If only there were another few hours in the day. But enough on that. Let me fill you in on the latest of stuff and things! First, some exciting news. I’ve collected a few rejections on a couple stories recently. But I didn’t let that get me… Read more →

Joe Reviews: My Best Friend’s Exorcism

I recently finished his next novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, and it was a pile of nostalgic fun. I never did get around to reading Grady Hendrix’s other book, Horrorstor, and now I regret that a lot. 80s nostalgia is the ‘in thing’ at the moment, especially in horror. It has been going for a few years with movies like… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

January Writer Update

Happy New Year! New Groups Since last time I’ve joined a little writer group. Once or twice a week we get together and just write. It’s a wonderful group of fun writer folks, most of whom I met going to write-ins during NaNoWriMo. I’m thinking about trying out another local writer workshop group as well. I like the workshop group… Read more →