Up next for me is the eerily enticing "THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY" by John Everson. ( https://www.flametreepublishing.com/The-House-by-the-Cemetery-ISBN-9781787580008.html ) Flame Tree Press ( https://www.flametreepress.com/ ) is cranking out the horror and sci-fi/fantasy stuff this September and October... You'd be a fool to miss out on established and newer authors alike. This is a hell of a launch … Continue reading MY NEXT READ…
I’m originally from Florida, recently married and moved to Northern Ireland. I’m a writer of horror, dark fantasy and other genre fiction. Currently awaiting the right to work in the UK, I spend most of my current days writing, reading, spending time with my wife and stepdaughters and promoting other authors in the genre fields, small and large alike. I’m a strong believer in the small press and indie publishing and always looking for like-minded people to engage with.
Oh, yeah. And I am a bit sarcastic, but well-meaning.
(Now that the world’s most uninteresting bio ever is complete, we can thank the Gods that this isn’t an online dating bio. Part of me sadly feels the above reads that way.)
What got you interested in writing?
I’ve always been interested in reading, so writing was a natural progression. My first love was drawing. I loved comic books and I…
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Ramsey Campbell: Thirteen Days By Sunset Beach Reviewed by Brian Bogart (Many thanks to FLAME TREE PRESS for the ARC... visit them at www.flametreepress.com/ ) Ramsey Campbell has been given countless awards over his long career. His many horror novels have covered a gamut of tropes and plots, but the one thing that usually is a guarantee … Continue reading LET’S ALL GO TO THE BEACH….
Paul Tremblay: The Cabin At The End Of The World Reviewed by Brian Bogart Paul Tremblay gained notoriety with his unique take on possession A Head Full of Ghosts, which I absolutely loved. His next novel, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, was also effective. But, much like its closest movie distant cousin/comparison, Lake Mungo- it was … Continue reading IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT….
Alma Katsu: The Hunger Reviewed by Brian Bogart Recently, I got a chance to read a novel that has been getting a lot of attention. Did I devour it à la the Donner Party or did it leave myself rotting in a deserted settlement, dried out and baking in the midday sun? Read on to … Continue reading THE HUNGER (Review)
Paul Kane: Kane’s Scary Tales Reviewed by Brian Bogart Fairy Tales. We’ve all grown up with them. Our childhoods would not have been the same without them. Maybe even our adult lives, as well. They are a part of every culture, life lessons wrapped up with a nice little bow; stories we tell children to … Continue reading Paul Kane: Kane’s Scary Tales (Review)
Adam L.G. Nevill: Before You Sleep Reviewed by Brian Bogart The name Adam Nevill has gained a lot of notoriety in the horror community over the years. Touted by many as “the UK’s Stephen King”, Nevill has released a number of books and stories solidifying him as a writer who loves the genre. Anyone who … Continue reading Adam L.G. Nevill: Before You Sleep (Review)
Stephen King: The Outsider Reviewed by Brian Bogart Stephen King has been around the block. He’s written more books than many authors, and has his “Constant Readers” and his share of detractors. To some, it’s like putting on your favorite jacket. To others, it makes you want to try out a new wardrobe. How does … Continue reading THE OUTSIDER Review
I currently have two short stories floating around in the publishing world ether. One of them, "ELISA'S GAMES" is a haunted house story of sorts, clocking in at around 4000 words. Honestly, it's just two scenes fleshed out from a previous flash fiction 500 word piece. But I enjoyed writing it. If the current would-be … Continue reading Wish Me Luck….
READ AN EXCERPT FROM MY CURRENT WIP BELOW: An infection spreads in the small town of Dusk Falls. The children are the most susceptible to it. Parents and other adults watch in horror as the youngest begin to give in to a festering hunger for flesh. Both sides collide as the blurred reality of who … Continue reading THE FERAL EFFECT (an excerpt)