Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Legends of the Mountain State 4

The fourth installment of the extremely popular "Legends of the Mountain State" series (Woodland Press) is here—and it's fantastic! As a matter of fact, Woodland Press is taking pre-orders now and books will ship by Oct. 18th, 2010, the same week as the national release of "Legends of the Mountain State 4" at the West Virginia Book Festival, Oct. 16 - 17th, held at the Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV.

Again, Appalachian myths, ghost tales, and folklore provide an eerie backdrop for powerful, dark, and gritty storytelling. Concerning the series, Shroud Magazine has written that myth, legend, and folklore are among the most powerful forms of storytelling, and "Legends of the Mountain State 4” will not disappoint—not one bit. Michael Knost again takes the reins as chief editor and coordinator; and here you’ll discover 13 "creeped-out" chapters—bone-chilling tales and legends to delight the reader. Stories are penned by many of the preeminent writers in the horror industry along with exceptional in-state storytellers. Authors include:

Gary A. Braunbeck
Steve Rasnic Tem
Alethea Kontis
G. Cameron Fuller
Jason Keene
Elizabeth Massie
JG Faherty
Brian J. Hatcher
S. Clayton Rhodes
Lisa Morton
Mark Justice
Lisa Manetti
Michael Arnzen

Pre-order the book here.

Monday, August 02, 2010

Pod of Horror #61: John Everson/Tim Curran

Pod of Horror #61 has interviews with two of the hottest writers in the field, as John Everson discusses SIREN and Tim Curran exhumes THE CORPSE KING. Nanci has all the news that fits in The Call of Kalanta, Jason L. Keene is back with his macabre movie feature, MOONSHINE MATINEE, and we have a winner in The Tomb of Trivia. Download the show at i Tunes or here. Pod of Horror is hosted and produced by Mark Justice.