Why I Read and Write Horror

Check out this essay I wrote for Becky Spratford’s RA For All Horror Blog.

And here’s a link to TEXAS ROAD KILL VOLUME II which includes my short story, “The Tree Servant.” It’s available on Amazon in digital and print formats!!

 

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(GIVEAWAY) WIN A SIGNED COPY OF BECOMING

Glenn Rolfe

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This beauty could be yours!

Something ancient has wormed its way up from the earth….
A change has come today.

After Michele Cote’s best friend disappears, no one believes her story about the thing responsible for his abduction. Forced to figure out the mystery for herself, Michele encounters terror she has never known, and witnesses the impossible.

When other members of the community begin to change or vanish, Sheriff Shane Davis must look beyond reason in order to stop the evil seeping into this small town. With help from an unlikely source, Sheriff Davis will come face-to-face with the truth.
You can’t destroy what you don’t understand. For the town of Avalon, Maine, the future is about change…for better or worse.

Becoming is the next horrifying novel from author, Glenn Rolfe.
Includes the bonus novella, Boom Town.

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Becoming by Glenn Rolfe

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Writing is Hard Work

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With the advent of digital publication, getting published is easier than it’s ever been. All you need to do is write your book, format your manuscript, slap a cover on it, and hey presto, you’re published. This is both a good and a bad thing. On the good side, it allows the publication and discovery of some superb writers for whom mass market publication proved elusive. On the bad, it removes the filtration system, the much-maligned “gatekeepers” so that there is little quality control. Amazon are distributors, not editors, and they care little for quality if they’re making money, and they can’t be faulted for that. They’ve never pretended to be anything else. But here’s a personal example of why gatekeeping is important.

About eighteen months ago, a woman contacted me via Facebook asking if I’d be interested in reading a few pages of her first novel-in-progress. My advice was…

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THE BOULEVARD MONSTER ONLY 99 CENTS FOR NEXT FIVE DAYS!!!

The Kindle Edition of my debut novel, THE BOULEVARD MONSTER, is on sale for only 99 CENTS for the next five days!!!
Download a copy using the link below!!
Review snippets:
“I’m pretty sure this will be making my top horror reads of the year…”
“I was surprised to find out that this was Jeremy’s first novel – it reads as if written by a seasoned pro.”
“I kept telling myself, ‘One more chapter,’ and I never stopped telling myself that until the chapters were finished.”
“Read as if Dean Koontz were to have written a Breaking Bad season.”

 

5 Netflix Movies To Get You In The Halloween Mood

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The Halloween season is just around the corner, and as we all know, Netflix is chock full of horror movies – both good and godawful – to get you in the mood. With just a few more days until the official start of fall, I thought it would be helpful to present 5 specially curated movies that will have you thinking of crisp nights, the crunch of leaves, pumpkins and flat out horror.

So next time you’re in the mood to Netflix and chug (I suggest a nice Octoberfest beer right about now), check these 5 movies out:

TALES OF HALLOWEEN

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Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

** 3.5 out of 5 Jack o lanterns

THE HOUSE OCTOBER BUILT

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Beneath the fake blood and…

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THE BOULEVARD MONSTER

My debut #horror novel, The Boulevard Monster, is available in print or digital formats!
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THE 2017 BLOODSHOT BOOKS OPEN CALL IS AROUND THE CORNER!

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What are we looking for?  Original unpublished horror novels (or long novellas) for our mid-2018/early 2019 schedule

Submission Period: August 1-31, 2017.  It will be extended if needed.

  • If you try to cut the line and send it early, I will Bloodshot Books Red Eye - 150return it and probably remember you as “that annoying person who can’t follow guidelines”
  • Do not ask me any questions without reading this entire open call first.  Multiple times, if necessary. If you ask me anything that is listed below, I will simply direct you back to this page.
  • If your novel is not finished, DO NOT submit it.

Length:30K to 120K. Please query for longer. Nothing shorter will be considered

Manuscripts in the following subgenres will be favored, but we are willing consider other subjects:

  • Coming of Age Horror
  • Creature horror (cryptids/multicultural myths especially interest us)
  • Scifi Horror
  • Supernatural horror
  • Apocalyptic TEOTWAWKI scenarios
  • Weird west/other historical horror

Whether…

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