As previously announced, my novel Castaways is optioned by Drive-In Films (Joe R. Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale) with Jon Wagner (Anniversary at Shallow Creek) and Damian Maffei (Closed For the Season) attached, Charles St. John Smith III producing, and Robert Angelo Masciantonio writing and directing.
Today we’re asking you to help get the film into production. And it won’t cost you a dime. We need to show Amazon Studios that there is a demand for this movie. This can be done in two easy clicks of your mouse.
STEP 1: Go to the project’s Amazon Studios page and download the free PDF of the screenplay.
STEP 2: Leave a 4-star or 5-star review.
It’s that easy. Oh, and you might also want to follow the official Twitter or Facebook pages.
And if you haven’t read the novel, it’s available in paperback, Kindle, and Nook.
The previously announced High Plains Clickers comic book series is now officially on the back-burner. The publisher decided that Western comics aren’t really selling right now. I would argue that this was a horror comic, but I’m just the writer. (I just wish this decision had been made before the comic was announced in the latest issue of The Last Zombie — but again, I’m just the writer). Anyway, J.F. Gonzalez and I will take the time we’d set aside for this project and instead work on our other project, code-named The Bible (forthcoming from for Infernal House). Later on, we’ll shop High Plains Clickers elsewhere.
The state of publishing was explained to me early on, when I first started writing. You see, publishers prefer it if you write in a specific way, because they can categorize you much more easily. Likewise, booksellers know just where to put you so that your fan base can find you. After all, you’d never find Bag of Bones in the Romance Section or Duma Key in Men’s Self Help. In fact, if it was up to publishers, your first book would set the stage for everything that came after, thus locking you into a career of writing that very first thing which was published. So armed with this knowledge, I embarked on a writing career. Continue reading
Issue #1 of THE LAST ZOMBIE: THE END is on sale in comic shops today. If your local comic shop doesn’t carry it, you can buy it online here. This is the final story-arc for the series. This issue also sees Frankie from The Rising and City of the Dead joining the cast.
The explosive final chapter begins! In the aftermath of Before the After’s shocking cliffhanger, the team are imprisoned by a brutal despot, the last surviving member of pre-apocalypse Chicago’s notorious political machine. Warner faces torture, Planters is on the run, and time is running out for everyone –especially Ian, who is succumbing to the zombie virus raging through his veins. 26 pages of un-death defying thrills!
Sixty-Five Stirrup Iron Road is the tentative title for a collaborative novel written by myself, Edward Lee, Jack Ketchum, Bryan Smith, J.F. Gonzalez, Wrath James White, Nate Southard, Ryan Harding, and Shane McKenzie. All profits from the book will benefit Tom Piccirilli, who is recovering from brain surgery. Continue reading
There are going to be some exciting, exclusive, film-related opportunities for Keene fans in New Zealand over the next twelve months. If you live in New Zealand and are a fan of my books, please get in touch by sending an email to email@example.com. Put ‘NEW ZEALAND’ in the subject line so your email is given priority.
That’s right. My supernatural hard-boiled crime novel, KILL WHITEY, is currently just .99 cents on Kindle, Nook, and iBooks.
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Long-time readers know I’m a big proponent of readers and writers knowing the genre’s history in order to enjoy and create the genre’s future. One of the biggest pleasures of my now fifteen-year career is the number of teens and twenty-somethings who’ve come up to me at conventions, signings, or online and told me they’ve discovered William Hope Hodgson, Fritz Lieber, Richard Laymon, Karl Edward Wagner, Skipp & Spector, Manly Wade Wellman, etc. through my writing about them. Continue reading