Author William Hjortsberg

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William Hjortsberg is a screenwriter/novelist best known for his work on  the screenplay for Legend (with Tom Cruise, which earned an Academy Award  Nomination in 1986 for Best Makeup and has  since gained a cult following), and the novel Falling Angel. Falling Angel was filmed as Angel Heart. Hjortsberg has penned eight works of fiction, with four of his novels also published in England. His  works have been translated into French,  Italian,  Spanish,  Dutch,  German,  Portuguese, Catalan, Norwegian, Japanese, Czech, Polish, Russian,  Hebrew,  Danish,  Korean,  Hungarian,  and Serbian.
He also has been included in several anthologies. His short fiction,non fiction and reviews have appeared  in such publications as Playboy, Sports Illustrated,Penthouse, New York Times Book Review, San Francisco book review, and Men’s Journal to name a few.

Writer/Director/Producer Shane Stanley

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Shane Stanley has worked tirelessly writing, producing, and directing since he first gained recognition for his Emmy Award winning work on The Desperate Passage Series. His company Visual Arts Entertainment produced the number one box office hit Gridiron Gang and continues to release some of the most creative music videos and independent films on the market.

Author James Blaylock

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James P. Blaylock is best known for being one of the pioneers in the steampunk genre. His writings,  however, often feature fantastic occurrences in modern settings. Blaylock resides in Orange, California, where many of his works are set. He is currently director of the Creative Writing Conservatory at the Orange County High School of the Arts.  He has penned almost 20 novels, including one for young adults, and also novellas and short stories. His latest steampunk release in the Langdon St. Ives series, “The Affair of the Chalk Cliffs” is due spring 2011 from Subterranean Press.

Author John Everson

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John Everson gained a Bram Stoker Award for his first novel Covenant. The novel has since been followed up by Sacrifice, The 13th, and Siren (his latest offering). His works have focused heavily on obsession and erotic horror. Readers might also recognize some of his short stories that appear in over 50 magazines and numerous collections. He co-founded the publishing company Dark Arts Books, where he assists in editing, providing cover artwork, layouts and promotion. He has written fantasy stories for young adults as well, and also served as a newspaper music critic, writing the weekly Pop Stops column for 20 years.

Joe R. Lansdale’s third story to reach film

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Joe R. Lansdale is without a doubt one of the most well known authors of  our time.  His many works speak for themselves.  With his first short story  to hit film, Bubba Ho Tep(Don Coscarelli) becoming an instant cult classic his third to reach the big screen is likely to follow suit.  Based on his short story of the same name due out early this year, Christmas With The Dead is sure delight both fans of Zombie lore and non fans like with a dark twist that only Lansdale can bring.  The film while currently in production is expected to start shooting sometime this summer.

Author Douglas Preston

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Douglas Preston has penned several popular novels in the techno-thriller and horror genre(working alongside Lincoln Child on all but four, one of which Relic was made into a movie in 1997) and has written some non-fiction works as well. Douglas began his career as a writer for the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He is now a contributing writer for magazines like The Smithsonian, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly. His latest novel in The Pendergast Novels Series is Cold Vengeance. Also out in 2011 is the novel Gideon’s Sword, the first in The Gideon Crew Series.

Author Lincoln Child

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Lincoln Child is an author well known for his work alongside Douglas Preston. Their works in horror and techo-thrillers are well known with several being best sellers; and Relic from the Pendergast Novels was made into a motion picture. Child has also penned several works on his own, the first of which was Utopia. He previously worked as an editorial assistant at St. Martin’s Press as well.

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Author Rick Hautala

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Rick Hautala is without a doubt one of the best known names in the horror and speculative fiction genres. He has written over 30 novels and numerous short stories (with some of the stories appearing under the name A.J Matthews). He graduated from the University of Maine in with a Master in Art in English Literature. Rick is also a screenwriter. He was also a Trustee and Vice President of the Horror Writer’s Association.  The book Occasional Demons, out now from CD Publications, features a collection of his short stories, enhanced by the artwork of Glenn Chadbourne.

Author John Connolly

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John Connolly is best known for his works in the Charlie Parker Series. He was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel for  Every Dead Thing. He also became the first author outside of the U.S to win  the Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Novel in 2000. With his novels falling mainly under the Crime genre they have come to feature more supernatural elements. His works also appeal to fans of the horror, sci fi, fantasy genres.  John’s newest work is slated for release in May. Before becoming a writer he worked as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times.

Author Tim Lebbon

Posted in Interviews on January 21st, 2011 by admin – 1 Comment

Tim Lebbon is a horror/dark fantasy writer whose works have made the New York Times Bestseller List. With twenty novels to his credit like Echo City, The Island, The Map of Moments (with Christopher Golden), Bar  None, Fallen, Hellboy: The Fire Wolves, Dusk, and Berserk, as well as hundreds of novellas and short stories he has written stories to appeal to a wide array of readers. Tim has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Scribe Award, as well as being a finalist in several others.