The Five Unique Voices Behind I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD

Hello, Bloodhounds, it’s John again. Since it’s fallen to me to explain all the machinations behind this book, let me introduce my esteemed colleagues whose work is included in I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD, coming August 23rd from Grey Matter Press. JOE SCHWARTZ Joe is as energetic and bombastic a piece of human flesh as Read more about The Five Unique Voices Behind I CAN TASTE THE BLOOD[…]

John F.D. Taff Gives You a Taste of His “Blood”

An excerpt from my novella in the collection I Can Taste the Blood, coming from Grey Matter Press August 23rd, 2016. Pre-orders for I Can Taste the Blood are currently underway at your favorite Amazon store, including the following:  US | UK | Canada | Germany | France. Copies of I Can Taste the Blood are Read more about John F.D. Taff Gives You a Taste of His “Blood”[…]

Is There Something Killing Smalltown, USA?

IS THERE SOMETHING KILLING SMALLTOWN, USA? For centuries, rural towns scattered across the country have fueled the engine that is America. But lately, these communities and their salt-of-the-earth populations have been steadily dying, slowly disappearing over the years to become mere shadows of their previous selves. Might there be something ominous lurking behind the dusty Read more about Is There Something Killing Smalltown, USA?[…]

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[…]