Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am a Southern California-based writer of horror, SF, thrillers and bizarro fiction. My bibliography includes The Phantom Cabinet, The Fetus and Other Stories, and Into the Darkness: Volume One’s closing tale.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book is The Phantom Cabinet. It was inspired by recurring childhood nightmares, growing up in Southern California, and poltergeist fiction ranging from the Victorian era to the present.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Scribbling illegible prose while drinking, and then attempting to make sense of it the next morning.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
H.P. Lovecraft, Grant Morrison, Stephen King, Alan Moore, Thomas Ligotti, Bentley Little, Peter Straub, J.D. Salinger, Peter David, Chris Claremont, Clive Barker, Warren Ellis, Jonathan Hickman, Michael Marshall Smith, Robert McCammon, Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman and Richard Matheson.
What are you working on now?
I am writing Let’s Destroy Investutech, a science fiction novel, and Toby Chalmers Commits “Career” Suicide, a bizarro novella.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Contacting reviewers is helpful.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
If your story’s been rejected by a few publishers, it may be time for another edit.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
I forgot it.
What are you reading now?
Robert McCammon’s The Night Boat.
What’s next for you as a writer?
Long hours of editing.
What is your favorite book of all time?
H.P. Lovecraft: Tales
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