New Exit Short Story!

“A Delayed Exit” (previously only available to my supporters on Patreon) makes its print debut in the latest issue of LampLight Magazine. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE For new readers, The Exit is a popular recurring character of mine, who has appeared in THE COMPLEX, THE SEVEN, and several short stories. This latest issue of LampLight is on sale right now via Kindle and Smashwords. Nook and iBooks should follow this week, with the print magazine forthcoming. Continue reading New Exit Short Story!

OTHER WORDS On Sale Now

OTHER WORDS by Brian Keene In Stock and On Sale Now OTHER WORDS collects — for the first time anywhere — Brian Keene’s non-fiction about other writers and books, including Brian Hodge, John Skipp, Richard Laymon, Tom Piccirilli, Mary SanGiovanni, Weston Ochse, David B. Silva, Tim Lebbon, James A. Moore, Gene O’Neill, C. Robert Cargill, the World Horror Convention, a history of occult detectives, and much more, as well as rare, in-depth essays on his own works such as THE RISING series, DARK HOLLOW, the EARTHWORM GODS saga, and others. A must read for any fan of horror fiction, Thunderstorm Books … Continue reading OTHER WORDS On Sale Now

EVIL’S INFLUENCE On Sale Now

EVIL’S INFLUENCE by Brian Keene, Brett McBean, Nate Southard, Ronald Kelly, and Bryan Smith In Stock and On Sale Now Since its creation, Thunderstorm Books has offered the discerning horror fan collectible pieces of art and provided authors both new and old, unknown and celebrated, a showcase for their unique voices. An integral part of that creation was the wisdom and guidance of Don Koish, who helped pave the way for quality works of horror with his much beloved Necessary Evil Press. Now, in celebration of a nearly decade of publishing, as well as honoring the influence of Necessary Evil, Thunderstorm … Continue reading EVIL’S INFLUENCE On Sale Now

New Official J.F. Gonzalez Website

The estate of J.F. Gonzalez and I are proud to announce a new official website for fans of his work. DARK WORLDS, located at JF Gonzalez dot org, will honor his legacy and keep his readers updated on news, forthcoming releases, reissues, and more. One of the first news items already posted there addresses the reissues of his currently out of print titles. Spoiler: It’s good news. Continue reading New Official J.F. Gonzalez Website

CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ Update

Below is the finalized table of contents for the forthcoming CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ anthology, which is approximately 135,000 words (so yeah, it’s a big book). Pre-orders will begin later this summer. You’ll note that the four chapters of “EL PASO” — a semi-autobiographical novel that we, the estate, believed was unfinished — which was previously supposed to be included, have now been removed. That is because a new draft of that novel, called THE CROSSROADS, has been discovered (in the form of a mislabeled Word document). This new draft is still unfinished, but it contains more … Continue reading CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ Update

The Splatter Punk Awards (Press Release)

Wrath James White and Brian Keene announce the formation of the Splatterpunk Awards, which will honor superior achievement in the sub-genres of Splatterpunk / Extreme Horror fiction, in the following categories: BEST NOVEL (for works of more than 50,000 words) BEST NOVELLA (for works from 15,000 to 50,000 words) BEST SHORT STORY (for works from 500 to 14,000 words) BEST COLLECTION (for single-author works over 50,000 words) BEST ANTHOLOGY (for multiple-author collections over 50,000 words) In addition, there will also be an annual Lifetime Achievement Award (the J.F. GONZALEZ AWARD), honoring an individual’s contributions to the Splatterpunk or Extreme horror … Continue reading The Splatter Punk Awards (Press Release)

Ghost Town Writers Retreat Discount

I’m a Guest at The Ghost Town Writers Retreat August 3rd through 6th in Georgetown, Colorado. (Other guests include Keith DeCandido, Don D’Auria, Stephen Graham Jones, Mario Acevedo, Mary Sangiovanni, Guy Anthony De Marco, and more). The organizers have offered a limited time 10% discount code for listeners to my podcast, The Horror Show with Brian Keene. This discount can be used for membership, program ads, and vendor tables. It is NOT retroactive. To use it, simply enter horrorshow10 at checkout. Continue reading Ghost Town Writers Retreat Discount

FUNLAND Definitive Edition

Presenting the Special Definitive Edition of Richard Laymon’s FUNLAND, featuring additional content by Jack Ketchum and myself, on sale now. The resort of Boleta Bay is not the carefree place it used to be. A series of unexplained disappearances, and holiday-makers threatened by an army of leering bums, casts a shadow over summer pleasures. But now Boleta Bay is fighting back and their campaign leads them to the abandoned Funhouse. The Funland Amusement Park provides more fear than fun these days. A vicious pack known as the Trolls are preying on anyone foolish enough to be alone at night. Folks … Continue reading FUNLAND Definitive Edition

THE LABYRINTH MYTHOS

The number one question I get from new readers is “Where can I learn more about the Labyrinth Mythos?” They are, of course, referring to the overall story-arc that ties every novel, story, or comic book I’ve ever written — except for the media tie-in properties such as Doctor Who or The X-Files — into one giant, connected, shared universe. I have always been adamant about keeping the Labyrinth Mythos relegated to the background in my works. The idea is that a new reader could start anywhere and not be confused. There’s no suggested reading order. However, for those who … Continue reading THE LABYRINTH MYTHOS

NOTHING O’CLOCK

Borderlands Press, in collaboration with Gauntlet Press, offer you the collectible book of the year! Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Brian Keene, and Doctor Who! NOTHING O’CLOCK by Neil Gaiman : A Doctor Who Novella When the BBC enlisted a variety of bestselling British authors to a collection celebrating “the twelve doctors” of their Doctor Who series, they included Neil Gaiman in the mix. Gaiman contributed a novella entitled “Nothing O’Clock” which depicts Doctor Who with the task of saving all of time and space from slipping off into abject nothingness. Fans of both the Doctor Who series and the whimsical … Continue reading NOTHING O’CLOCK

KING OF THE BASTARDS Audiobook On Sale

Continuing the release of my entire backlist onto audiobook, KING OF THE BASTARDS by myself and Steven L. Shrewsbury is now available via Audible and iTunes. Part sword and sorcery, part extreme horror, KING OF THE BASTARDS is a wild adventure across seas, beaches, and mountains full of horrifying monstrosities, dark magic, and demonic entities. Rogan has been many things in his life as an adventurer – a barbarian, a thief, a buccaneer, a rogue, a lover, a reaver, and most recently, a king. Now, this prehistoric bane of wizards and tyrants finds himself without a kingdom, lost in a … Continue reading KING OF THE BASTARDS Audiobook On Sale

THE LOST LEVEL Audiobook On Sale

The audiobook edition of THE LOST LEVEL is on sale now! Click here to purchase. When modern-day occultist Aaron Pace discovers the secrets of inter-dimensional travel via a mystical pathway called The Labyrinth, he wastes no time in exploring a multitude of strange new worlds and alternate realities. But then, Aaron finds himself trapped in the most bizarre dimension of all – a place where dinosaurs coexist with giant robots, where cowboys fight reptilian lizard people, and where even the grass can kill you. This is a world populated by the missing and the disappeared, a world where myth is … Continue reading THE LOST LEVEL Audiobook On Sale

Scares That Care Weekend Author Programming Track

The annual Scares That Care Weekend Charity Event (taking place this July in Williamsburg, VA) brings together movie stars, directors, authors, publishers, cosplayers, and fans to raise money for three needy families facing the real monsters of cancer, childhood illness, and burns. One of my responsibilities as a member of the Board of Directors for the convention, is to organize the author programming track. If you are a fan of horror prose, here is this year’s programming track. You will note that, unlike previous years, I am not participating in programming. I feel that as my role with the charity has … Continue reading Scares That Care Weekend Author Programming Track