Monthly Archives: September 2017

Writing is Hard Work

Something Stirs

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 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

Hunter Shea

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:



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



Beneath the fake blood and…

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My debut #horror novel, The Boulevard Monster, is available in print or digital formats!

The Boulevard Monster cover