DARK HORIZONS Now Up for Pre-order

My short story “Deeper” will appear in the upcoming anthology DARK HORIZONS from Elder Signs Press. I’m pleased about this on a couple of fronts; not only will I have a  new story out there, but Angeline and I worked with ESP on our novel SCAVENGERS and had a very good experience. The company went …

Finished BLOOD MERIDIAN, Medicated for Depression

I finished Cormac McCarthy’s BLOOD MERIDIAN. I did this because I dearly love his novel THE ROAD. Furthermore, that book seemed to have a point, a plot, a grim redemption. Alas, BLOOD MERIDIAN had no such thing. Years of people telling me BLOOD MERIDIAN was the ultimate horror novel ended up pissing me off. This …

A Quick Note on Buzz Balls

So, my wife — on very rare occasion — drinks these things called Buzz Balls. I drink beer. That’s my thing these days. I used to drink all manner of shit till all hours of the night, but I’ve tempered my behavior in my advancing years. So, I drink beer. She drinks wine, or these …