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  • Our Own Harry Shannon Interviewed on FearNet

    Our Own Harry Shannon Interviewed on FearNet

    Harry Shannon—author of the Mick Callahan series, CLAN, Dead and Gone, Daemon, and of course, the Sheriff Penny Miller series, The Hungry and The Hungry 2: The Wrath of God—was interviewed yesterday on FearNet.com. Please check out the interview here: http://www.fearnet. Read More

  • Yes, We Have No Internships

    Yes, We Have No Internships

    This post has a very specific audience in mind, particularly, those of you who are seeking internships at Genius Publishers. To be brief, there are no internships available at this time.
    Genius Publishers—Who We Are Not—has persisted in offering internships on certain editing job boards. Read More

  • In Search of “That Purple Book”

    In Search of “That Purple Book”

    Technology is funny stuff. Take hearing aids, for example. Back in the last century, hearing aids were so horrendously expensive that the only way anyone could ever afford one is to have the cost of the device subsidized by the government and donations—usually the organization selling the hearing aid was a tax-exempt nonprofit. Read More

  • The Problem With Publishing Today Is All The Damned Content

    The Problem With Publishing Today Is All The Damned Content

    For those of you old enough (or lucky enough) to have seen the 1987 movie, The Lost Boys, you may recognize this line: “That’s the problem with Santa Carla. All the damned vampires.” That just about sums up the problem with the publishing industry. Just substitute publishing for Santa Carla and content for vampires. Read More

  • How Gross Is Too Gross?

    How Gross Is Too Gross?

    I tried to get into The Walking Dead. I really did. After being called out at World Horror Convention 2012 for being an author of zombie novels and not having seen it, I decided that it was something I had to do. I rented the first season from Netflix, talked my wife into watching it with me, and spun up the DVD player. Read More

  • It’s Just Publishing, Folks

    It’s Just Publishing, Folks

    A while back, I saw a blog post by Kristine Kathryn Rusch which discusses the divide between self-publishing authors and those who are traditionally published (e.g. published by someone else). It’s a great article, and you should read it. Read More

  • The Real Reason for the Zombie Craze

    The Real Reason for the Zombie Craze

    What’s up with all the zombies?
    I hear this question a lot. As the author of successful zombie novels, people seem to think that I have an explanation for this phenomenon.
    There are a number of philosophies on why zombies are so popular. Read More