Malerman Talks About Chasing Dreams..or Is It Nightmares?

An excerpt from contributor Josh Malerman’s “Afterword” to his novella in I Can Taste the Blood.  Watch for more from Josh this Thursday, June 23! Let me tell you a quick story: My friend Mark Owen and I started writing songs in college. We hadn’t hit the stride we would later, when we moved to Read more about Malerman Talks About Chasing Dreams..or Is It Nightmares?[…]

I’ve Got a Confession. I’m a Pussy about Blood.

Ok, there.  I said it.  I’m a pussy when it comes to blood.  And, yes, I plainly see the irony in that, as I am a horror writer. Blood makes me queasy.  The mere sight of it can make my stomach do cartwheels.  My head gets light, and fainting is definitely in the offing.  Real life, Read more about I’ve Got a Confession. I’m a Pussy about Blood.[…]

An Introduction, Or a Quick Taste of Blood

So, I Can Taste the Blood. Where did the idea originate? In the seedy bathroom stall of a seedy St. Louis pizza joint. Sounds legit, right? Okay, there’s a place in south St. Louis called Blackthorn Pub & Pizza. It’s a little dive bar—and I say that with reverence. The world needs more dive bars. Read more about An Introduction, Or a Quick Taste of Blood[…]