Title . . . . Night of the Mannequins. Slasher through and through.

couple slasher paragraphs from me there

For a long time I’ve been wondering what’s left to do in slasherland, what territory hasn’t already been gone over fifty times, and better than I could ever do it. Night of the Mannequins is in what feels like that unexplored space. Couldn’t be more excited, both …

Never thought I’d have the chance to slip into these pages with some fiction, since Fango was dead. But then it came back. And now it’s having it’s 40th Anniversary. And I’ve got a story, “Night Tag,” in THAT issue, out as of . . . either now, or July 1st. Either way, they’re already showing up:

thanks to Mark Riddick and Fangoria for the killer art

Can finally-finally say it without promising whoever I’m telling it to to secrecy, or to somehow post-date this info: sold two horror novels to Joe Monti at Saga! This is the outfit that did Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning. This is the imprint of Simon & Schuster that just moved to the Gallery Publishing Group, which used to be Pocket. This is the editor that, over the past month or so, pushed me to make what WAS Elk Head Woman, a slasher, into the new and im…

is the author of 22 or 23 books, ~300 stories, and all this stuff here. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, and has a few broken-down old trucks, one PhD, and way too many boots